Duluth Area Family YMCA

True North AmeriCorps Tutor/Youth Development Member

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Active since 28-03-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location - Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary $1050/month stipend-Full time
Applicants MUST APPLY AT: : http://truenorthamericorps.org/

Service START Date: August 24, 2017 (Tentative)
Hours of Service: Varies. 7AM – 8PM, M – F (Final schedule is determined by site)

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.

● 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

● 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

● 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

● 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

● 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 full-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