College Advising Assistant
Commonwealth Corps Service Positions(2)
August 14, 2014 - June 27, 2015
Northfield Mount Hermon Upward Bound Program

Make a difference in the lives of college bound youth in Western Massachusetts! Assist with college preparation, tutoring, mentoring, transportation, college visits, financial aid applications, service projects and other capacity building tasks. Be part of a small, dynamic team of advisors. Inspire and support deserving young people in Springfield, Holyoke, Greenfield and Turner’s Falls.  Serve an average of 37 hours per week. You must be a Massachusetts resident, 21 years or older, have a college degree, driver’s license, and access to reliable transportation. Experience with low-income, first generation youth preferred. Strengths in several academic areas (high school level) required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates encouraged to apply. These positions are a great preparation and skill building experience for people who are considering careers in teaching, social justice, social work or higher education.  Stipend of $434.78 every 2 weeks, health insurance, completion award of $2000, training and extensive support.

Northfield Mount Hermon Upward Bound will recruit and select persons in all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive climate without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, color, political affiliation, creed, national origin, marital status, or any other status as protected by federal, state, and local laws.  Northfield Mount Hermon Upward Bound welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for interviews and for service upon request.  Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to upwardbound@nmhschool.org. Applications will be accepted immediately and reviewed until positions are filled. For more information about our Upward Bound program visit our website: www.nmhschool.org/upwardbound.

Academic-Year Tutors Needed- Ongoing

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.

Please complete this application and email it to Sharon Gralnick. She will contact you if your availability and skills meet our needs.