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College Advocate Mentor 2021/2022 SY

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How to Apply: Please visit our website https://www.pps.net/jobs and use Job ID 22227 to review full qualifications.

SALARY

Mentor I - $13.25 per hour (less than 2 years of college)

Mentor II - $15.50 per hour (verified 2 years of college - official transcripts required)

The Opportunity

Portland Public Schools is seeking part-time employees to work as near-peer College Advocate Mentors (CAMs) for the 2021-2022 school year.  

CAMs build a bridge between students and teachers with the intent to ensure that all classrooms are inclusive and empowering for every student that enters the space. CAMs serve as co-educators, community experts, youth advocates, and activists for education while providing teachers with valuable information and insight about how to support student engagement, belonging, and academic achievement. They are partners with teachers and students in the classroom.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be currently enrolled or be enrolled within 90 days of the hire date in a college, trades, internship, or apprenticeship program.  
  • Must be at least 18 years old.  Must be comfortable speaking in front of a group and sharing personal experiences as a student. 
  • Experience and/or ability to work with and appreciate individuals from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, students, parents and other members of the school community. 
  • Must be able to plan, prepare, design and lead mini lessons, workshops, and panels in subjects related, but not limited to socio-emotional skills, non-cognitive skills, financial aid and scholarship access, college application process, and college and career decision making. 
  • Must be familiar with or willing to learn to use the following G Suite applications: Gmail, Google docs (including spreadsheets, slides, forms), Google Meet, Google Classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Familiarity with the schools and communities Portland Public Schools serve. 
  • Experience working with middle and/or high school youth. 
  • Completion of leadership development course or demonstrated experience in a leadership role. 
  • One year, or more, experience as GEAR UP College Advocate Mentor. 
  • Preference will be given to those who are Work-Study eligible. 
  • Preference will be given to DACA students.
  • Preference will be given to bilingual applicants.



How to Apply: Please visit our website https://www.pps.net/jobs and use Job ID 22227 to review full qualifications.

SALARY

Mentor I - $13.25 per hour (less than 2 years of college)

Mentor II - $15.50 per hour (verified 2 years of college - official transcripts…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2021
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$13 - $15

Location

On-site
Portland, OR, USA

How to Apply

Please visit our website https://www.pps.net/jobs and use Job ID 22227 to review full qualifications.

Please visit our website https://www.pps.net/jobs and use Job ID 22227 to review full qualifications.

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