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AmeriCorps Mass Promise Fellow - Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest

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The Mass Promise Fellow will lead our Marlborough Clubhouse Teen Center and focus on offering academic enrichment programming through traditional and non-traditional avenues. The Fellow will be responsible for the following programming: leading small-group leadership clubs, STEAM programming, and partnering with local companies and academic establishments

to plan field trips that model potential successful career opportunities. The Fellow will also be responsible for coming up with a plan for how to engage more high school aged youth in our teen programming and implementing this plan. The overarching goal of this service role is to offer enriching, supportive activities that are also fun to all teens.


Essential Responsibilities:

● Plan and implement programs and activities on a daily basis in the teen center

● Research and plan academic enrichment activities to infuse into existing Teen Center activities

● Provide a project or activity-based approach to the program

● Determine program space, supplies, and technology needed to implement activities

● Work collaboratively with staff to design and implement effective learning strategies for members

● Partner with local partners to offer field trips, learning opportunities, and off-site engagement

● Enforce discipline policy and positive behavior strategies for members

● Mentor youth to achieve success

● Model positive behaviors at all times during program hours

● Evaluate activities regularly to determine outcomes achieved

● Complete program evaluation requirements including but not limited to preparing monthly reports, a youth attendance tracker, and time sheets

● Travel at least once/month for Fellowship meetings, retreats, and training throughout the state


Qualifications:

● Have the ability to work both as a team and independently

● Reliable, resourceful and self-starter

● Good organization skills and ability to multitask

● Interest in working with youth and the ability to motivate and manage youth behavior

● Must have a strong design to build relationships with youth members and colleagues

● Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien

● Must be willing to undergo a National Service Criminal History Check, including screenings through the National Sex Offender Public Website, a name-based search of the statewide criminal history registry both in Massachusetts and your state of residence upon application to our program (if not Massachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBI check. *Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening


Fellow Schedule:

● Monday-Friday, 12pm-8pm

The Mass Promise Fellow will lead our Marlborough Clubhouse Teen Center and focus on offering academic enrichment programming through traditional and non-traditional avenues. The Fellow will be responsible for the following…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 15, 2021

Salary

At least $18,000

Benefits

  • Healthcare benefits
  • Career coaching & support
  • Travel allowance to Mass Promise Fellowship meetings
  • Loan forbearance and an up to $6,345 educational award
  • FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Career coaching & support
  • Travel allowance to Mass Promise Fellowship meetings
  • Loan forbearance and an up to $6,345 educational award
  • FREE courses at…

Location

On-site
169 Pleasant St, Marlborough, MA 01752, USA

How to Apply

Must apply through the Mass Promise Fellowship program.

Must apply through the Mass Promise Fellowship program.

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