Youth Mentor - AmeriCorps
The AmeriCorps member is responsible for building partnerships between families, schools, and Clubs for the benefit of the program participants. The AmeriCorps member provides educational support, including tutoring and small group mentoring to children in grades K through 12 in the areas of reading and math. The member will be required to commit and engage for a one-year timeframe in a highly focused program (Program Achieve) and with a specific target group. AmeriCorps members will bring continuity and fidelity into academic-focused Club programming, which includes implementation of the Summer Brain Gain curriculum during the summer months. Curriculum is comprised of weekly thematic modules that build to a final project or event, including mandatory literacy and STEM-focused projects. Short term, measurable outcomes for the program will consist of: School Attendance, Club Attendance, Academic Achievement and Grade Progression.
Type of Enrollment: 1) Three quarters time (1,200 hours)
AMERICORPS MEMBER BENEFITS
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION
WORKING CONDITIONS and DRIVING
EXPECTATION of EXCELLENCE
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley supports a culture of excellence in all we do and all employees are expected to reflect these values in their daily responsibilities. To be sure we meet our obligations for high performance in all areas, we organize our goals and efforts under these five Pillars of Excellence:
Every decision and action is driven to serve our youth and teens.
We thrive on collaboration and believe we can achieve greatness together.
We lead with integrity and own our actions, decisions and commitments.
We are creative problem solvers always looking to learn and improve.
We strive for energizing integration of work and home and support a healthy lifestyle to model for our Club Kids