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Volunteer Engagement Specialist (Commonwealth Corps Service Position)

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O trabalho precisa ser executado em Massachusetts, US
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Temporário / PJ / Freelance
Educação
Diploma de Ensino Médio Requerido
Compensação
Até USD $2.500 / mês
Stipend

Descrição

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship program is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages, backgrounds, and identities in direct service to strengthen communities, address critical needs, and increase volunteerism. Through hands-on experience, Commonwealth Corps members gain professional skills and valuable knowledge while positively impacting diverse communities in our state.

The Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) is a private, nonprofit agency that oversees the program and supports host site partners and members to find success throughout the program year. The 2 Commonwealth Corps members with Tutoring Plus will serve 10 months in a full-time capacity. They will join a diverse corps of members across Massachusetts who share a common desire to discover their passion and build their network in service to their communities and the Commonwealth.

Tutoring Plus of Cambridge is a local nonprofit that provides free tutoring, mentoring, and enrichment programs to students in grades 4-12. Our programs advance educational equity by supporting youth in their academic, personal, and social growth. Our vision is a world where every young person is empowered with the knowledge and confidence to create their future.

 Tutoring Plus is seeking 2 Volunteer Engagement Specialists to build capacity for our volunteer initiatives. The Volunteer Engagement Specialists will procure resources for student-volunteer match support, generate new recruitment channels, and create initiatives for volunteer engagement and appreciation. This position requires youth work experience, strong interpersonal skills, willingness to learn program management skills, ability to take initiative, and flexibility. The Volunteer Engagement Specialists will report to the Director of Programs.

What You’ll Do:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Complete a minimum of 1,500 hours of service, serving through June 21, 2025
  • Attend a minimum of 6 Commonwealth Corps trainings and service events held by MSA post orientation.
  • Participate in a minimum of 1 hour of MSA-related activities each week. This includes filling out timesheets, completing a bi-monthly reflection or check-in, or other MSA-related tasks or activities.
  • Compile resources for students that align with state standards in core academic subjects and developmentally appropriate social-emotional topics.
  • Provide resources and insight in the creation of student Learning Plans.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with companies and/or relevant community partners to create sustainable and accountable volunteer recruitment channels.

Marginal Responsibilities:

  • Provide support at program sites including implementation of our social-emotional learning curriculum and oversight of student-volunteer matches
  • Build positive relationships with students, volunteers, and families.
  • Attend relevant community meetings and events to represent the organization
  • Liaise with community partners including schools, families, other OST programs, and other service providers to promote holistic programmatic outcomes
  • Other organizational tasks as assigned
  • Be a part of the greater Commonwealth Corps community, including participating in cross-site learning groups, writing a short profile for the CC newsletter, connecting with other members on our online platforms, and attending optional social/service events.

Who You Are:

You must be:

  • A Massachusetts resident with legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • 18 years of age at minimum (member age range is 18 – 70+ years old)Excited to give back to your community and interested in developing your skills and gaining new professional experiences
  • Able to balance service internship commitments with personal commitments in a sustainable way
  • Able to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds
  • A strong verbal and written communicator
  • Comfortable learning new databases and platforms
  • Committed to antiracism and anti-oppressive practices
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Able to prioritize tasks and to take initiative when needed
  • Able to occasionally pick up and carry 20 lbs
  • Able to have or use reliable transportation to program sites

It would also be great if you:

  • Have experience working with youth and desire to deepen youth work skills
  • Have familiarity with K-12 education standards
  • Have familiarity with Google Suite and online platforms
  • Speak a language other than English -- multi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply

What You’ll Get:

  • Stipend of $1,250 semi-monthly while in service, up to $26,250, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Health insurance (individual coverage only);
  • Member assistance program, including unlimited, confidential, 24/7, phone counseling services and up to three free, in-person counseling sessions, plus a lot more;
  • Completion award of up to $4000 upon successful completion of service, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Reimbursement for outside training or professional development opportunities relevant to member’s service and/or goals (Up to $100; Dependent on approval from MSA)
  • 100% public transit reimbursement for commuting and traveling to program sites
  • Extensive training from MSA with a diversity, equity and inclusion focus and other professional development opportunities;
  • Limited reimbursement for travel to Corps-wide MSA-sponsored activities;
  • Internet reimbursement up to $50/month while required to complete some service from home if required by site;
  • Limited travel reimbursement from their host site for certain service-related travel away from their usual service location, according to that agency's policies;
  • Mental Health/Personal Day once per month counting towards 8hrs. The opportunity for at least 10 days of planned absences (may include holidays, does not count towards hours requirement);

Please note that receipt of these stipends/benefits may impact an individual’s eligibility for certain public benefits.

Term of Service:

  • Position Start Date: August 19, 2024
  • Position End Date: June 21, 2025
  • Service commitment 40 hours per week during the following days/times:
  • M-Th, 10am-7pm (members must transport themselves to be at program sites before program start time)
  • Remote work for office tasks on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • In-person work at program sites from 4:30pm-7pm, M-Th
  • Occasional work outside of normal working hours, which will be communicated ahead of time

How to Apply:

To apply, please email jordan@tutoringplus.org with a resume and cover letter. Early applications are encouraged as applications will be accepted on rolling basis. Questions about this position can be directed to Jordan Harvey at jordan@tutoringplus.org.

 

Accepted members will be required to undergo a criminal history check.


Tutoring Plus of Cambridge will recruit and select persons in all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive climate without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, color, political affiliation, creed, national origin, marital status, or any other status as protected by federal, state, and local laws. Tutoring Plus of Cambridge welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for interviews and for service upon request.

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship program is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages, backgrounds, and identities in direct service to strengthen communities, address critical needs, and increase…

Benefícios

  • Stipend of $1,250 semi-monthly while in service, up to $26,250, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Health insurance (individual coverage only);
  • Member assistance program, including unlimited, confidential, 24/7, phone counseling services and up to three free, in-person counseling sessions, plus a lot more;
  • Completion award of up to $4000 upon successful completion of service, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Reimbursement for outside training or professional development opportunities relevant to member’s service and/or goals (Up to $100; Dependent on approval from MSA)
  • 100% public transit reimbursement for commuting and traveling to program sites
  • Extensive training from MSA with a diversity, equity and inclusion focus and other professional development opportunities;
  • Limited reimbursement for travel to Corps-wide MSA-sponsored activities;
  • Internet reimbursement up to $50/month while required to complete some service from home if required by site;
  • Limited travel reimbursement from their host site for certain service-related travel away from their usual service location, according to that agency's policies;
  • Mental Health/Personal Day once per month counting towards 8hrs. The opportunity for at least 10 days of planned absences (may include holidays, does not count towards hours requirement);

Please note that receipt of these stipends/benefits may impact an individual’s eligibility for certain public benefits.

  • Stipend of $1,250 semi-monthly while in service, up to $26,250, minus taxes and withholdings;
  • Health insurance (individual coverage only);
  • Member assistance program, including…

Localização

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Trabalho deve ser executado em Massachusetts, US
225 Windsor Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States

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Instruções:

To apply, please email jordan@tutoringplus.org with a resume and cover letter. Early applications are encouraged as applications will be accepted on rolling basis. Questions about this position can be directed to Jordan Harvey at jordan@tutoringplus.org.

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