Duluth Area Family YMCA

True North AmeriCorps Elementary Math/Reading Tutor

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Active since 22-03-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location - Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary $525/month stipend-Part time
Applicants MUST APPLY AT: : http://truenorthamericorps.org/

Service START Date: August 24, 2017 (Tentative)
Hours of Service: Varies. Half time position 


POSITION SUMMARY
Provide math and/or reading support to struggling students in grades K-5 during the school day. Improve student engagement through afterschool enrichment activities such as homework time and academic clubs. Increase the number of significant, caring adult relationships experienced by youth participants.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
● Plan and deliver math and/or reading interventions during the school day
● Work one-on-one or in small groups to improve students’ academic success
● Track student participation in interventions and monitor academic progress
● Coordinate and deliver afterschool and summer academic enrichment activities
● Facilitate a youth-led service learning project during Global Youth Service Day in April
● Recruit, screen, and train volunteers to increase program capacity to serve youth
● Document volunteer impacts and hours
● Assist supervisor(s) to keep program records and evaluate program outcomes, making changes as needed based on evaluation data
● Attend all True North required trainings and submit reporting data by program deadlines


QUALIFICATIONS
Required
● Must be at least 18 years old at the start of the service term
● U.S. citizen or U.S. National or have status as a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien
● Verify that his/she has high school diploma or GED equivalent
● Please note: final candidates will be required to successfully pass a FBI background check before being officially enrolled in AmeriCorps by True North AmeriCorps


Required
● Volunteer experience or desire to develop a strong ethic of service
● Experience working with youth and youth programs
● Strong written and oral communication skills
● Possess basic computer skills
● Pass a reading and/or math test correlated to the highest grade level to be served
● Self-motivated, able to work independently without daily supervision and take initiative
● Able to present oneself in a highly professional manner and represent True North and National Service


Preferred
● 2- or 4-year degree in youth development, education, human services, or related field
● Demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences
● Knowledge/understanding of the impact of class and race on behavior, attitudes, and values
● Experience working collaboratively with youth and adults
● Initiative to plan and follow through with projects/programs
● Able to work independently without much direction as well as on teams


TYPICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT
● Noisy with many youth demanding attention in a classroom or large program space
● Work setting may include a combination of inside computer / planning work in a shared office or cubicle and outside program facilitation in all weather conditions


Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity
● The Y is a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United States
Keywords general, any, open

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Name Heather Klingsporn

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