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Thank you for your interest in working with/for ENVISIONEERS. 

  • Our current open positions are below.

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Become an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow

AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. 


This academic year, ENVISIONEERS will be offering AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow service opportunities across our Bay Area campuses. This year, we are looking for 22 Fellows for our 12  middle school partnerships. As an AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow, you'll be a practical activist and put your beliefs into action to ensure all students have the skills, access, and beliefs to envision a future and have the academic and social emotional skills to engineer it. You'll also be part of the local community and affect change from within by building connections among students, families, schools, volunteers and community resources. 

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Work Locations

  • Redwood City

  • Oakland

  • Richmond

  • San Jose

Who We Are

The mission of ENVISIONEERS is to combat systemic inequity in education by fostering and cultivating the academic and social emotional skills of our scholars while exposing them to project-based learning and industry mentors. ENVISIONEERS works collaboratively with schools in four California districts, connecting students with a second shift of educators: AmeriCorps service members, Teaching Associate Leads, and volunteer Career Teachers from community organizations and local businesses. Students benefit from mentorship and hands-on learning experiences that spark curiosity and illuminate the world of opportunity available through education.

*Please make sure to provide a personal email address when applying - those who do not provide a personal email will not be considered for the position*

What We Offer

  • A proven program model with immediate and long-term impact on the lives of middle school students.

  • A welcoming atmosphere for individuals seeking to grow their instructional skills and interest in a career in teaching or non-profits.

  • Opportunities to form relationships with passionate, smart, ENVISIONEERS colleagues focused on student impact.

  • Regular meetings with your Campus Director to receive coaching feedback on goals and performance and monthly professional development in supporting student outcomes.


The Opportunity:

ENVISIONEERS seeks a talented, enthusiastic, and diverse cohort of educators to serve as Teaching Assistant/Associate Lead (TAL) for the 2022-2023 academic year. TALs are vital members of the ENVISIONEERS program who provide the following direct services to scholars: teach after school classes, co-lead apprenticeships (our signature hands-on learning program), design and teach student enrichment activities, and, for full-time TALs, provide push-in support during the school day. We operate at public middle school sites in several Bay Area locations with full time TAL openings in San Jose.



  • Work with your campus team to create academic and elective activities, including homework support, that promote academic growth and social emotional learning

  • Work with ENVISIONEERS Mentors, career-based volunteers to create apprenticeships that allow students to grow in their social emotional learning and explore career fields

  • Work with your campus team to create a culturally responsive environment that focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Inspire students to set and achieve ambitious academic and personal goals

  • Partner with families, colleagues, and school staff to support student growth and hold students to consistently high expectations

  • Participate in ENVISIONEERS’ system of student incentives, recognition, and student behavior expectations

  • Create culturally-responsive opportunities for students that strengthen the connection between academic success, college, and career.

  • Collect and track student data in order to made decisions for individual students and the program

  • Create and reinforce a culture of achievement and the idea that hard work + opportunity = success

  • Build and leverage relationships with students, families, volunteers, peers, and the school community



  • Knowledge of and commitment to the ENVISIONEERS’ mission

  • Academic skills – proficiency in middle school math and English

  • Coachable attitude, able to receive and implement constructive feedback

  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with Envisioneers team members and all stakeholders

  • Experience working with middle school youth preferred

  • Ability to build relationships and influence students, colleagues, and community members

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong detail orientation, time management, and organization skills

  • 2 years of college – 48 units OR a High School Diploma/GED AND pass district Instructional Aide Exam (75% is passing grade)

  • Spanish language skills a plus

Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Organization: Uses a consistent practice to manage materials, information, and commitments in order to successfully meet expectations in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Excellent Communicator: Demonstrates active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with a diverse range of individuals and groups. Routinely makes room for multiple perspectives

  • Achievement: Goal-oriented mindset takes personal ownership for results and has a track record of overcoming barriers to achieve ambitious outcomes.

  • Commitment to Service: Mobilizer who believes education is a vital project that requires community-wide support.

  • Passion for Educational Equity: Willing to remain curious and open to all students' and team needs supporting them where they are.

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Pay: $20.50-$22.00 per hour based on experience


  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

  • Full Time: 10am-6pm 

  • Part Time: 1pm-6pm 

Work Locations

  • Redwood City

  • Oakland

  • Richmond

  • San Jose

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: ENVISIONEERS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status. Envisioneers is compliant with the American with Disabilities Act 

and we are committed to making special accommodations for your interview or work as a member of our team. If specific accommodations are needed, please email We will work to accommodate your needs. 

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