Commonwealth Corps College Preparation Assistants (2 positions) Mid August 2015 to late June 2016
Make a difference in the lives of first generation/low-income college bound students in Western Massachusetts. Tutor, mentor, assist with college applications, events, college trips, cultural trips, and many projects that help us increase our capacity. Must be 21, have a safe driving record, access to reliable transportation, be a Massachusetts resident at time of service. Serve on a dynamic team of professionals and learn many skills that will position you for a wide range of careers or graduate programs. Experience working with youth preferred. This is a stipended/benefitted service position that is great for recent college graduates who may be interested in possible careers in education, social justice, counseling, or administration. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled so early applications will receive priority consideration. To see a full position description click here
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.