La Clínica de La Raza is a host site for BAYAC AmeriCorps members. Our BAYAC AmeriCorps members serve as health educators across 8 school-based health centers in Oakland, San Lorenzo, and San Leandro. They provide individual health education and health coaching to young people in tandem with medical providers, and facilitate peer health education programs.
La Clínica's School Based Health Centers provide culturally responsive medical, mental health, dental, and health education services to youth regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. The mission of La Clínica's AmeriCorps Health Program is to provide young people with high quality, youth friendly, and culturally appropriate health education, and to be a pipeline for careers in public health, community health care, and youth development.
The AmeriCorps Health Educator provides individual, classroom, and campus-wide health education and health coaching services, and is responsible for facilitating a peer education program. La Clínica de La Raza SBHCs serve patients ages 3-24. While serving at the school-based health centers, the members will provide:
$1,430 monthly living stipend
$2,500 mileage stipend
$5,960 education award upon completion of term
Health care benefits through Symetra
Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
Childcare assistance (if eligible)
This is a full time position (M-F 8:30am-5:00pm) offered through BAYAC AmeriCorps, a national service program. BAYAC AmeriCorps collaborates with over 20 agencies in over 70 schools and community-based organizations to serve youth and families in the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of AmeriCorps, BAYAC Members commit to a full-time (40 hours/week) year of service in the Bay Area's most high-need communities, working to provide youth with opportunities for meaningful engagement, skill building, and emotional and social development. Members serve a minimum of 1,700 service hours over an 11 month period, and receive ongoing professional development and workforce training. For more information about the BAYAC AmeriCorps Program visit www.bayac.org
We are currently recruiting 8 fulltime AmeriCorps Health Educators for our 2019-2020 program year.
Applications are due by Friday, June 14, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
|Mid-June, 2019||Interviews for qualified applicants begin|
|Mid-July, 2019||La Clínica paperwork process begins|
|Mid-August, 2019||La Clínica Health Ed. Boot Camp begins|
|Mid-July, 2020||Service end date|
Go to www.bayac.org and click on the "Apply Now!" button. Within the application, indicate "Preferred Placement Site: La Clínica." If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Timmons, La Clínica School-Based Health Education Supervisor, at email@example.com.