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Jobs and Internships

November 4, 2013

Nov 15 | Wildlife Policy Interns at The Wildlife Society
Apply Now | Social Media/Marketing Coordinator-Solar Energy
Apply Now | Americorps: Health Center Assistant at Kennedy High

Nov 15 | Wildlife Policy Interns at The Wildlife Society

Application Deadline: November 15, 2013

The Wildlife Society has an opening for two Wildlife Policy Interns with an interest in wildlife resource and policy issues. This 6-month internship runs every year from January-June or July-December at the TWS Headquarters in Bethesda, MD. TWS is currently accepting applications for an internship from January to June 2014.

Click here for a full job description and information on how to apply.


Apply Now | Social Media/Marketing Coordinator-Solar Energy

We are Sun Light & Power, the oldest solar integrator in California with over 37 years of experience. Based in Berkeley, CA, we are committed to providing exceptional engineering and installation services, improving the environment and building a sustainable business. Sun Light & Power is known for its strong brand, thriving company culture, history of profitability, and reputation of technical superiority.

Earlier this year Fast Company magazine honored us with a “Rock Star of the New Economy Lifetime Achievement Award” for being one of three long-lasting sustainable companies noting our “durability, resilience, and the ability to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing marketplace.” Bringing this fact to the public in order to attract new commercial clients, increase customer loyalty and build brand awareness will be the main focus of your work.

Click here for a full job description and information on how to apply.


Apply Now | Americorps: Health Center Assistant at Kennedy High

Full Time Americorps: Health Center Assistant at Kennedy High (richmond / point / annex) BAYAC/OCASA AmeriCorps is a collaborative of over 30 community service organizations that serve youth & families in all 6 counties of the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of AmeriCorps, a federally funded national and community service program, BAYAC/OCASA Members commit to a FULL TIME term of service approximately 40 hours per week (term runs from late Sept 2013- July 2014).

We are currently accepting applications for FULL-TIME AmeriCorps Members to serve at Kennedy High School


GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a full time position (M-F 8:00-5:00) offered through BAYAC AmeriCorps, a national service program. Positions begin in Sept 2013 and ends in JulyAugust 2014. AmeriCorps members spend 36 hours a week (Monday-Thursday) at the Kennedy High School, and 4 hours a week (Fridays) with a team of other AmeriCorps members. In addition to a monthly living allowance, AmeriCorps members receive health insurance, child-care (if eligible), and an educational award of $5,550 at the end of their term of service. For more information about the AmeriCorps program visit www.bayac.org

The Health Center Assistant reports directly to the Health Center Coordinator. The Assistant is present at the Health Center during and after school hours to meet and greet students seeking services at the Health Center. The Assistant will assess student needs, and provide information and referrals to appropriate resources at the Center, as well as resources within the community when appropriate. The Assistant will maintain records of student inquiries and referrals, and will assist students in filling out paperwork related to Health Center services. The Assistant will help determine insurance status and assess eligibility for Health Center services, as well as helping the student obtain parental consent for services when necessary. The Assistant will track student access to services and programs, and will help connect the student with the identified provider. The Assistant will oversee the structure and activities of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB).


PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:
Front-line Health Center Assistance:
• Be present at the Health Center during school hours, and after school.
• Serve as the "point person" for responding to student inquiries about Health Center services. Assess student needs and provide student with appropriate program information.
• Link students to services and programs, and track the intake requests as well as tracking services received.
• Assist students with filling out paperwork needed to receive services. Assist students with receiving parental consent when needed, by phoning parents and sending consent and informational forms home as well as tracking their receipt.
• Assist students who are in immediate need of mental or physical health and medical services by linking them with emergency services if needed, in compliance with school and district emergency procedures. Supervise students who are in emotional distress until additional assistance is available.
• Assist with the development, structure and activities of the Youth Advisory Board.

School Liaison:
• Serve as liaison to program and service providers, as well as school personnel, by making information about all programs widely available. Help inform all individuals involved about programs and services offered, and referral procedures.
• Assist with outreach activities within the school, and with parents/guardians.
• Attend school meetings and functions as needed to share program information.

Data Collection:
• Collect student data, and maintain database with information about services requested and received by students.
• Help collect and maintain parental consent forms.
• Maintain demographic data, and assist Coordinator with preparation of reports.

Assist Health Center Coordinators:
• Assist Coordinator with tasks associated with the smooth running of all operations at the Student Health Center.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

The Health Center Assistant must have the proven ability to engage with adolescents whose demographic profile is similar to the students at Kennedy High School. Incumbent must be culturally competent, with a strong awareness of the school community. Good verbal and written communication skills are a must, along with very good organizational skills; must have the ability to help provide program outreach in the school environment; must be very comfortable working as a member of a collaborative team, as well as working independently and must be comfortable communicating with parents and school personnel. Knowledge of basic computer applications needed.

• Direct service experience or strong interest in working with youth
• Provide a consistent, professional, positive adult relationship to the youth we serve
• Ability to serve in diverse communities, and as part of a team
• Willingness and ability to take initiative, and work FULL TIME Monday-Friday
• U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident


BENEFITS:
• $1200/month stipend (before taxes)
• Symetra Health insurance (basic coverage)
• Educational Award of $5,550 upon completion (taxable)
• Loan forbearance (for qualifying student loans) (taxable)
• Child care assistance (if eligible)


TO APPLY:

Go to http://www.bayac.org/ and click on the "Member Application" link. Within application, indicate "Submit to: Andrew McKleroy" and "Preferred Placement Site: Kennedy High School.