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BHGHNY Residential Fellowship (National Volunteer Corps)

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Position Description: BHGHNY Residential Fellowship

 

·        Residential Fellows will be involved in the day-to-day residential operations of BHGHNY and will learn first-hand about issues and strategies in youth development, education, counseling, and college access.

·        Work alongside BHGHNY Senior Leadership and gain exposure to other Not-for Profit and business leaders

·        Receive Professional Development and Personal Development workshops and trainings

·        Become a member of a close-knit team; live, learn and work collaboratively; and participate in fun social and cultural activities across New York City!

 

Reports To: Dean of McAuley Hall

Location: McAuley Hall (Girls Dorm)

Benefits: Free room & board, metrocard, bi-weekly stipend, generous time-off policy – in accordance with academic calendars, and a $5000 volunteer award upon completion of your service.

 

General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Residential Fellow is a live-on campus position where RFs are encouraged to develop themselves professionally and seek to expand leadership in their field of study. BHGHNY Fellows will assist in providing structure and guidance for Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York (BHGHNY) scholars in grades 9-12. BHGHNY scholars attend either Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School (East Flatbush) or Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School (Fort Greene). They reside in on-campus residences (McAuley Hall and LaSalle Hall) Sunday evening through Friday afternoon to prepare themselves for college readiness, college acceptance and college graduation. For more information about the organization’s mission and work, please visit www.bhghny.org

 

RFs are on call from Sunday 6pm through Thursday 11pm. They are responsible for assisting and supporting the day-to-day supervision of activities and programs associated with BHGHNY scholarship and residence.

·        They work closely with other staff to ensure that the goals and expectations of the program are being met in a thoughtful and consistent manner. RFs select and carry additional responsibilities that are specific to certain program areas including admissions and outreach; academic programming and support; college access; and student life. 

 

Essential Duties for all RFs: 

·        Supervise and monitor study periods and provide subject support in areas of academic strengths.

·        Support in the planning/implementation of special program related activities.

·        RFs are responsible for daily room inspections, overseeing community chores, and ensuring that the residence is always tidy.

·        RFs attend all meals and when necessary, assist with maintaining order and structure in the dining hall

·        RFs attend scheduled staff meetings and are expected to communicate all scholar concerns to the Dean of Residential Life in a timely and appropriate manner.

·        RFs are expected to research and develop at least two (2) community-based initiatives that reflect the fellows’ interest in a particular field of work or area of focus. 

 

Required Skills and Background:

·        Bachelor’s degree required; prior experience in an academic and/or youth development environment desired. Candidate must possess a genuine passion for youth development and for BHGHNY’s mission and core values.

·        The ability to multi-task and follow-through with planned activities are all a must.

·        Ability to occasionally work on weekends necessary.

 

Candidates must also:

·        Demonstrate strong leadership and mentoring skills to guide students; be socially conscious and aware, inspiring, energetic, and enthusiastic. Candidate must be a self-starter, a problem solver and willing to take initiative; have patience, mental endurance and an appreciation for the gratification that comes with helping youth from underserved communities go to college and flourish.

·        A valid driver's license with good driving record is strongly encouraged. 

 

Boys Hope Girls Hope is an at-will, and equal opportunity employer and the organization is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class. 

Position Description: BHGHNY Residential Fellowship

 

·        Residential Fellows will be involved in the day-to-day residential operations of BHGHNY and will learn first-hand about issues and strategies in youth development, education…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Benefits

Free room & board, metrocard, bi-weekly stipend, generous time-off policy – in accordance with academic calendars, and a $5000 volunteer award upon completion of your service.

Free room & board, metrocard, bi-weekly stipend, generous time-off policy – in accordance with academic calendars, and a $5000 volunteer award upon completion of your service.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please send the following to bhghny@bhgh.org:

1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position

2) a resume

Resumes without cover letters will not be considered

How to Apply: Please send the following to bhghny@bhgh.org:

1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position

2) a resume

Resumes without cover letters will not be…

Location

367 Clermont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238

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