College Advising Assistant
8/15/13 to 6/28/14
Make a difference in the lives of low-income college-bound youth!
The Commonwealth Corps College Preparation Assistants will provide tutoring, college and career awareness workshops, test preparation activities, individualized assistance with college and financial aid applications, and college and cultural trips. The assistants will partner closely with experienced Upward Bound academic advisors to ensure that low income youth are preparing adequately for college. The position involves outreach to five high schools in Western Massachusetts. Driver’s license, safe driving record, reliable vehicle, college degree, and several areas of academic strengths required. Training and ongoing support provided. This is an excellent opportunity for people interested in education, social work, counseling, or social justice fields. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com no later than May 24, 2013. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
The mission of the Commonwealth Corps is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism. Members will serve 10.5 months in a full-time capacity, completing a minimum of 1,500 hours of service, from 8/15/13-6/28/14. Applicants must be Massachusetts residents 21 years of age or older with legal authorization to work in the United States. In addition to a focus on training and member development, benefits include a bi-weekly service stipend of $454.55 and several other benefits.
Summer 2013 Internships and Work Study Positions
Make a difference in the lives of first-generation and low-income college-bound youth. Tutor, mentor, lead activities, teach an elective, help students with college applications, lead trips, supervise in dorm. This internship is a residential 7 week position that is a great fit for college students and graduates considering careers in education, social justice, social work, counseling and related fields. Come immerse yourself in a dynamic and profoundly rewarding summer experience. Click here to learn more and use this link to apply.
Summer 2013 - Faculty Positions
English and Algebra teachers needed for our Summer Academy. Orientation is June 21, classes are one hour long, usually Mondays through Thursdays with a few required Fridays, June 25 to August 1. Preference for teachers with high school teaching experience and a background that includes social justice training and approaches. To apply please send your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic-Year Tutors Needed
Make a difference in the lives of first-generation and low-income college-bound youth. Assist with homework, test preparation, tutoring, and college applications in our after-school programs in Greenfield, Turners Falls, Springfield, and Holyoke High Schools. The program meets between 2:30 and 5:00 pm (exact times vary by site) Tuesdays through Thursdays. Tutors should have strengths in several academic areas, including high-school math, science, English, history, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Latin, experience working with teens, and the ability to engage and motivate college-bound youth. Tutors must have transportation to one or more schools. Experience working in multicultural settings preferred.