GO Project Program Volunteer


Published:

01/02/2018

Start Date

01/08/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

50 Cooper Square
3rd Floor
New York
NY
10003
United States

Description

GO Project Program Volunteer


GO Project: Who We Are and What We Do

The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. GO provides year-round educational and family support services to children who are performing below grade level and equips them with the confidence and skills needed to succeed at school, at home and in life.


GO School Program: How YOU Can Help

In order to ensure a smooth and effective program, the Program Volunteer will assist the Team during the weekday in critical programmatic and administrative tasks, such as (but not limited to): academic data management, general operations, and staff support. Volunteer schedule is flexible with the opportunity to work hours during the week Tuesday-Thursday. (The team would also be open to having a candidate work some hours on Saturdays during program sessions in order to experience the program in operation.)


Specific tasks include, but are not limited, to the following:


Operations & Administrative Tasks

·        Data tracking   

·        Creation of materials for training and program management

·        Assist with tracking of HR items connected to recruitment and hiring of part-time staff

·        Fulfillment of supply requests from teachers

·        Support with supplies management for all GO School materials

·        Assist with operations and logistics planning for GO School program

·        Ensure timely response to GO Project emails and phone calls


Time Commitment

·        Commitment from January to April/May (flexible)

·        Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays starting at 10am (flexible) – Saturdays during program sessions also a possibility.


Location

 

The volunteer opportunity will take place at the main office, located at 50 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003 and 100 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003.

 

Benefits: How Can We Help YOU

·        Experience in program development and execution

·        Insight into the daily operations of a small NYC-based education non-profit

·        Personal gratification through enhancing the lives of young learners

·        Being part of a vibrant and diverse GO Project community of students, teachers, volunteers, and staff

·        Professional references will be provided, if requested

·        College credit if applicable

 

Qualifications

 

·        Commitment to educational equity a must

·        Flexibility and adaptability to meet the emerging needs of the program on a day-to-day basis

·        Ability to manage relationships with a diverse set of community stakeholders

·        Professional work habits

·        Bilingual (Spanish/Chinese) a plus, but not required

How To Apply

How to Apply

·        A short statement of 5-6 sentences explaining why you’re interested in the position.

·        Resume


If interested, please e-mail application materials to hiring@goprojectnyc.org . Indicate GO PROJECT PROGRAM VOLUNTEER in the subject line.


The GO Project is an equal opportunity employer.


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