All applicants must complete an application, which can be found on the website here. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis by mail or email and will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. Priority will be given to those complete applications submitted on or before May 31st, 2016. Candidates will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews for a midsummer start date. Please contact Emily Cunningham, Director of Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Cristo Rey Mission
Cristo Rey San José is a Jesuit, Catholic high school that empowers students from underserved communities in San José to be men and women for others who are prepared spiritually, academically, and professionally to complete college and who will become accomplished leaders committed to a lifelong pursuit of learning, faith, and justice. The school combines an innovative blended learning model in the classroom with a unique corporate work study program that together expose students to a rigorous college prep education and real world corporate work experience. Cristo Rey San José is one of 30 schools that make up the Cristo Rey Network.
Program and Position Overview
The Resident Volunteer Program is a full-time, two-year commitment to serving the students and community of Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School. Cristo Rey seeks hardworking, creative, and energetic leaders to further the mission of the school. Volunteer responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching, assistant teaching, academic support, tutoring, coaching athletics, running clubs and arts programs, supporting college counseling, and furthering the objectives of the Corporate Work Study, Advancement, and Admissions Departments.
Benefits of the Program
+Mentorship by experienced teachers and staff
+Summer teaching and proctoring training
+Housing in community with other volunteers
+Living stipend for food and personal expenses
+Health and dental insurance
+Eligibility for loan forbearance and educational grants through AmeriCorps when available
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree in any discipline. All applicants must be mission driven, open to growth, and intellectually curious. A successful volunteer excels working independently and is motivated by collaboration. He or she will have demonstrated past leadership achievements and is excited by the potential accomplishments, innovations, and challenges associated with a start-up school.