Job Description


Summer Support Specialist

AmeriCorps Position Description:

Commitment Required: Monday –Friday 8am-4pm (Hours varying from 2-5 hours a day) 300 OR 100 -hour contract. 10-25 hours weekly for the duration of Summer Program.  May 15th, 2023– August 4th, 2024 

Purpose: This position assists Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley in making progress towards improving consistency and quality around academic success programming, which directly affects BGCAZ’s ability to provide premier out-of-school time programming.    

Service Position Summary: The AmeriCorps Service Objectives for this position include: (1) providing academic support; (2) data collection for the outcomes of Project Achieve. (3) Recruit up to 5 volunteers. (4) Help build relationships between clubs and the community. This position is supported by the, Program Director, and BGCAZ’s Program Manager-Academic Success.


  • Help provide mentorship using Summer Brain Curriculum to promote social emotional skills through learning and engagement. 
  • Assist BGCAZ Staff and Summer Learning Loss coordinator in arranging the learning environment, including but not limited to; assembling & distributing materials, creating visual aids, etc.
  • Assist with youth questions and completion of session plans; read to youth, proctor learning, assist in writing and math exercises.


  • Must be at least 18 years old at time of service.
  • Proof of US Citizenship 
  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide academic remediation to youth and/or teens.
  • Ability to function well in fast –paced, noisy environments.
  • Desire to help and relate to youth from diverse backgrounds.

Additionally, the national service member needs to successfully complete the following:

  • AmeriCorps application process, including fingerprinting – no cost for fingerprinting
  • BGCAZ onboarding processes, including BGCAZ background check – no cost for background check
  • BGCAZ New Hire Orientation & Project Achieve Training 

AmeriCorp Program Benefits: 

  • Professional development & Networking opportunities
  • Living allowance 300 hours - $3,948 divided bi-weekly 100 hours - $1,316 divided bi-weekly
  • Education Award 300 hours - $1,459.26 upon completion with scholarships and loan deferment on student loans 100 hours - $388.03

Application Instructions

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