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Paid AmeriCorps service position

Descripción

Position Overview:

CAC-BU seeks to select recent Boston-area college graduates for a year of full-time AmeriCorps service as college advisers in partner high schools. AmeriCorps member college advisers will report to program staff and to an on-site supervisor in each of the schools they will serve. They serve for 1-2 years in a paid AmeriCorps service position and receive a living allowance as well as a benefits package including health and dental, educational award, and tuition remission.

Essential Functions:

• Provide one-on-one admissions and financial aid assistance to students and families.

• Organize group events that encourage students and families to create post-graduate plans/apply to college.

• Establish productive working relationships with principals, counselors and teachers in assigned partnerschool.

• Assess, in consultation with CAC-BU and partner school, the needs of the school and adapt programs and activities to meet these needs.

• Assist the CAC-BU and evaluation staff by collecting and interpreting key progress and outcome variables to evaluate the effectiveness of programming.

• Record service activity data and submit monthly progress reports to document outcomes.

• Maintain expertise in admissions and financial aid advising by participating fully in pre- and in-service training and other opportunities for professional development.

Marginal Functions:

• Assist in the efforts of the other CAC-BU advisers.

• Represent CAC-BU to potential supporters and other interested parties.

• Assist with school-based events, such as clubs, field trips or enrichment activities

Qualifications:

• Tact, diplomacy, and a strong commitment to service.

• Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in order to solve problems and reach goals.

• Excellent organizational and communication skills.

• Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably earned in May 2024, December 2023, May 2023, or December 2022, and preferably from a Boston-area college/university.

• Boston natives, graduates of the high schools CAC-BU serves or graduates of other CAC partner institutions are also preferred.

• Due to AmeriCorps requirements, applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens and consent to a National Service Criminal History and SORI check process.

Terms of Service:

• Position Start Date: July 16, 2024

• Position End Date: July 15, 2025

• Full-Time: 40 hours/week, times vary per school placement schedule (average 7:30 AM-4 PM).

• Length of Service: This position will have the option to extend for an additional full year if mutually agreed upon by program staff and the adviser.

• Location: Each adviser will be placed at a Boston-area high school. The majority of service hours take place at said high school, with additional service hours completed at Boston University.

• Supervision: Each adviser will report to a CAC-BU supervisor and an On-Site Supervisor designated by the high school.

• Benefits: Bi-monthly living allowance, health and dental, educational award and tuition remission.

Position Overview:

CAC-BU seeks to select recent Boston-area college graduates for a year of full-time AmeriCorps service as college advisers in partner high schools. AmeriCorps member college advisers will report to program staff and…

Compensación

  • Living allowance: $29,377.08 (taxable) paid on a semi-monthly basis throughout the term of service/prorated based on start date
  • Education award: $7,395; upon completion of 1,700 hrs. of service; distributed by AmeriCorps and subject to AmeriCorps regulations
  • Boston University tuition remission
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Loan forbearance: subject to AmeriCorps regulations
  • Leadership opportunities: Training development & facilitation experience; program & systems development at school sites
  • Living allowance: $29,377.08 (taxable) paid on a semi-monthly basis throughout the term of service/prorated based on start date
  • Education award: $7,395; upon completion of 1,700 hrs. of…

Ubicación

Presencial
Boston, MA, United States

Cómo aplicar

Applications must be submitted via the Boston University website: http://www.bu.edu/hr/careers/. Tracking code: 24500371890110. A direct link to the application can be found here: https://qrco.de/beOVfB. Please follow the instructions in the posting to submit a resume and cover letter via the BU HR portal. Note that the cover letter must be added separately later in the application in “Step 3: Profile Attachments” (initial upload is resume only). Cover letters should address the following: Why are you interested in committing to a year of service? What will make you an effective adviser? How will this experience benefit you both personally and professionally?

For questions or to be placed on a contact list, email us at cacbu@bu.edu. Visit www.advisingcorps.org for more information on national program structure and adviser opportunities.

Applications must be submitted via the Boston University website: http://www.bu.edu/hr/careers/. Tracking code: 24500371890110. A direct link to the application can be found here: https…

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