Full time, full year Academic Adviser
The Upward Bound Program at Northfield Mount Hermon seeks a skilled professional to assist young people achieve their college dreams. Upward Bound is a college preparation program for low-income and first-generation college bound youth. The adviser provides academic year outreach services to Holyoke High School students at their school, assisting them with course selection, tutoring, college and financial aid applications, after school enrichment, college trips, and family involvement activities. Summer duties may include teaching, administrative or residential life duties on the NMH campus.
Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent teaching or counseling experience, knowledge of the college and financial aid application process and a demonstrated commitment to equity in education. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) ability is strongly preferred. Candidates must have a reliable vehicle and a safe driving record. To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Northfield Mount Hermon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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.