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NDMV AmeriCorps Youth Futures Associate

Atlanta (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Atlanta (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
  • Closing Date:

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SCOPE OF YOUTH FUTURES PROGRAM: The IRC’s Youth Futures Program addresses the academic and social needs of refugee and asylee youth through an afterschool program, summer camp, and student internships. The afterschool program focuses on academics and supports students with their homework and school projects. The college readiness summer camp program prepares students for the college application process and fosters the characteristics necessary for success in college. This position will be an active part of the IRC’s youth education team. The hours for this position are typically between 10:00am and 6:00pm; however, the position often requires flexible hours and weekend work to chaperone field trips.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is a Notre Dame Mission Volunteer (NDMV) AmeriCorps position. AmeriCorps oversight will be conducted through NDMV of Atlanta, and the IRC will serve as a site placement. For more information about NDMV, please visit http://www.ndmva.org.

Candidates will need to complete the AmeriCorps application process through the NDMV site liaison in addition to the IRC’s interview and selection process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support to the Youth Futures Student Support Specialist in all aspects of program design and implementation, including:

  • Planning and preparing for virtual and in-person afterschool program and summer camp activities
  • Assisting with program logistics, including facilitating tutoring and supporting volunteer tutors
  • Attending programs and helping with activities, including conducting one-on-one check-ins and assisting high school students with homework and college preparation
  • Providing general administrative support as needed, such as documentation and file maintenance.

Support Youth Futures Reading Buddies and other initiatives, including:

  • Recruiting student participants for different initiatives and facilitating regular meetings.
  • Reading Buddies: lead Youth Futures students in discussing potential books and activities, delegating student responsibilities, and debriefing their experiences as Reading Buddies
  • Support the Student Support Specialist with home visits for students in the My New
  • School Cultural Orientation program at the DeKalb International Student Center and school enrollment.
  • Research community resources to support youth academic, vocational, and social needs
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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