compensation: $1,202.86/month living stipend (before taxes) plus $5,815 post-service Education Award employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Love to teach outside the box? Build relationships with youth? The Neighborhood House Afterschool Youth Tutoring and Enrichment Programs specialize in providing quality afterschool programming for students aged K-12th grade. The program curriculum is designed to improve the students' skills, academically and socially, while also providing a fun, community environment where the students feel supported. The NH tutoring staff place high importance on incorporating student feedback when planning program activities. We believe that youth should have a voice in the types of services and experiences available to them.
Program hours take place Monday through Thursday, in the late afternoon/early evening times. Members and tutoring staff spend the rest of their time creating program curriculum, performing community outreach, making connections with local schools and families, exploring community partnerships and planning field trips and/or activities for the students that will enrich their overall learning experience. Each center is run with a team approach, where staff and members collaborate closely together to design and manage all aspects of programming.
The member in this position will serve with an AmeriCorps team, consisting of seven other members. Each team member has an AmeriCorps site partner, and a full-time on-site supervisor who can provide ongoing training and support, while providing crucial assistance to underrepresented youth. Service sites are located in highly diverse communities, where families come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. There are three communities- Seola Gardens in South Seattle/White Center, Burndale Homes in North Auburn, and Firwood Circle in South Auburn.
• Must be at least 18 years of age, 21 years or older strongly preferred.
• College degree strongly preferred.
• Must pass an AmeriCorps state, FBI and National Sex Offender Registry criminal records check.
• Must provide documentation of U.S. Citizen, National or Permanent Resident for AmeriCorps enrollment.
• Must have valid driver's license and have a clean driving record for clearance to drive Neighborhood House vans.
• Must demonstrate a highly positive and enthusiastic communication style, and be capable of motivating others.
• Must be able to serve as a team member in a multicultural organization and community.
• Must have proficiency in the following computer programs: Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word).
• Must have some experience working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
• Must be comfortable with public speaking and group facilitation.
• Must demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.
• Must be willing to comply with the established Neighborhood House performance standards for productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation and professional demeanor.
• Must be a self-starter, dependable, and demonstrate strong problem-solving skills.
• Bus pass or mileage reimbursement for service related travel
• Regular AmeriCorps team meetings
• Ongoing training and professional development opportunities through the service term. Members will also participate in several service projects to gain greater understanding of area non-profit agencies.
• Basic health insurance (not including vision coverage)
• Workers compensation coverage
• Forbearance (temporarily postponing paying off a loan) of qualified student loans during service term.
• Childcare assistance for members who qualify
• Eligibility for Basic Food (food stamps) and other public benefits if household meets DSHS requirements
• Payment of interest on qualified student loans that accrued during the service term
• Serving in a full-time AmeriCorps position qualifies as "employment" towards the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Term dates: 9/1/2018 through 7/15/2019. Member will serve a minimum of 1700 service hours during this time (averages out to working 40 hours/week).
Burndale Tutoring & Resource Center
1044 18th Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002
Firwood Circcle Tutoring & Resource Center
313 37th St. SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Seola Gardens Tutoring & Resource Center
11215 5th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
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