Program Specialist-AmeriCorps College Coach

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-724632
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: May 26, 2020
    • Average Weekly Hours: Seasonal
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Job Description:

Position SUmmary:

Responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, and implementing programs/activities in

relation to the Graduation Plus program for Club members ages 14-24.

Responsibilities:

In conjunction with the team, work with and support the enhancement of existing Boys & Girls Clubs Graduation Plus College Access and Success, Life Skills and Career Development programming throughout the Clubs in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

Coordinate pre and post assessment for Graduation Plus participants, as well as provide ongoing monitoring of their academic progress.

Facilitate and coordinate college access activities including but not limited to assisting students access and complete FASFA applications: edit college entrance essays: access and complete college scholarship applications.

Mentor Graduation Plus college students. Assist with the Graduation Plus evaluation process.

Facilitate the integration of scholarship opportunities and the IDA program with new programs and opportunities to maximize the total post-secondary education financial aid packages for participants, including the Stein Scholars program, if applicable.

Collaborates with Graduation Plus staff to provide after school tutoring for Graduation Plus and CLC students includingassisting youth with the completion of school work.

Makes parental contacts when students are absent in tutoring component. Develop and implement lesson plans to facilitate student learning.

Routinely assess (formally and informally) each cohort of students assigned.

Use approved curricula properly and maintain appropriate teacher to student ratio and other program-specific requirements and expectations.

Supervise students engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcomes measurements.

Encourage emotional, social and educational growth of individual students. Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.

Meet all deadlines.

Attend AmeriCorps meetings and events, as requested.

Other tasks, as assigned.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The member is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

Service Environment:

The service environment characteristics described here are representative of those a member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Experience and Skills

Skills:

Enjoy serving youth and young adults.

Demonstrated examples of working with youth.

Highly organized with attention to detail.

Ability to relate effectively with diverse a population.

Good communications skills, both written and oral.

Must have a valid WI driver’s license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.

Education:

College Degree preferred in Education, Math, English, Science or other related fields.

Experience:

Experience working with urban youth

Experience in program implementation.

Experience directly related to youth and youth programming

 

 




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