EdPost

EdPost Listings

A top job posting site for positions in education

Customize Your Search

Sort by Date Posted | Sort Alphabetically | Search Help

AmeriCorps Promise Fellow, 9-12 - Paladin Career & Technical HS

Posted on 2019-06-11 7:29:15 PM

Listing expires 2019-09-01 12:00:00 AM

( HTML Version ) ( ADA/Text Version )


Title: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Placement Site: Paladin Career and Technical High School Contact: Eric Gieseke, CFO/Business Manager eric.gieseke@paladincareertech.com<mailto:eric.gieseke@paladincareertech.com>, 763-786-4799 Position Type: 1700 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 40 Hours/Week capacity Site Highlight Paladin Career and Technical High School envisions an education system where adverse childhood experiences, childhood trauma and other hardships are mitigated by knowledgeable, caring, trauma-informed communities that build resiliency for all. Our mission is to empower students in their pursuit of social, emotional, and academic growth, creating a foundation for a successful future after high school. If you are passionate about working with young adults, come be a part of our innovative team at Paladin. Paladin Career & Tech Overview Paladin Career & Technical High School is a charter school located in Blaine, MN. Paladin serves students in grades 9-12. Our students come from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and demonstrate a wide range of academic skills. While education is the core element of every school, Paladin also incorporates other social services into its program to help students overcome obstacles that may have been barriers to their success in other education programs. The education model is best defined as &#8220;individualized&#8221; as the school uses a combination of learning opportunities that are designed to meet each student&#8217;s needs. The method of education includes experiential learning, project based learning, work-based learning, and seminars. Paladin staff take seriously the need to build resiliency in our youth. The process of building resiliency is incorporated into every aspect of the school. Paladin Career & Tech Promise Fellow Responsibilities The Promise Fellow will work in concert with the student success coordinators to help the students achieve their individualized learning goals and will provide additional individualized support. Our Promise Fellows will provide an additional supportive voice to encourage our students to improve their attendance rate. They will also be added to our RTI (Response to Intervention) team to help with behavior referrals. They were also invited to attend student seminars as a means to gain exposure of themselves and to get to know our students. General AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Position Responsibilities &#8226; Build and foster strong relationships with their selected students. &#8226; Coordinate and deliver in and out of school time academic enrichment activities with the goal that at least 30 youth in grades 6-12 will experience academic gains. &#8226; Meet regularly with Youth Success Team to review data and identify youth to serve; track student progress; and determine which interventions to connect to individual students or groups of students. &#8226; Develop and organize projects that engage youth participants in service and leadership activities. &#8226; Recruit and/or support community volunteers, including family members, to work with youth participants in areas such as mentoring, tutoring, civic engagement, and college/career exploration. &#8226; Provide attendance and behavior coaching for students targeted for needing assistance as determined through the multi-tiered system of support approach; promote positive behavior expectations. &#8226; Maintain data entry for program records, complete ongoing youth assessments and submit weekly and monthly reports using an online database system with support from site supervisor and site coordinator &#8226; Participate in all required Alliance, AmeriCorps, and Host Site meetings and assignments. General AmeriCorps Eligibility Requirements &#61607; Must be at least 18 years old &#61607; Have a high school diploma or GED &#61607; Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National or have status as a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien &#61607; If serving in a full time (40 hour/week) capacity, members must be able to maintain a consistent schedule of 40 hours per week throughout their term of service (e.g. not a full-time student or working elsewhere full-time) &#61607; Please note that final candidates will be required to successfully pass background checks before being officially enrolled by Minnesota Alliance With Youth. General AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Qualifications &#61607; Interest and experience in youth, service, education, and non-profit work &#61607; Strong written and oral communication skills &#61607; Ability to deal effectively with a variety of tasks, priorities, and people in order to meet goals &#61607; Ability to work effectively with people of a variety of backgrounds and cultures &#61607; Self-motivated, able to work in a team, take initiative and work independently &#61607; Ability to present oneself in a highly professional manner and be an ambassador of the program Weekly Schedule &#61607; Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm. &#61607; 40 hours/week Promise Fellows may NOT be in school full time or have another full time position and serve with the Alliance. Benefits As a full-term, full-time AmeriCorps member, Promise Fellows serve in a full-time (40 hours per week minimum) capacity for a total of 1700 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st (staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $636 twice per month, pre-tax); Health and Dental Insurance; Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; Qualified Childcare Assistance; $6,095 Education Award upon successful completion of service; Ongoing, extensive support and training. Additional benefits information is available at https:mnyouth.net/<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=hyQwz8rTSI4u%2F4IdvvmMZ6i6hO37JtIdtsVzxSsSs2g%3D&reserved=0>. TO APPLY: Please visit https://mnyouth.net/americorps<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2Famericorps&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ydcpaImAYPmkDxnVyuCOO09FfniAiyPRuFy29dfsAWA%3D&reserved=0> or <https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2Famericorps&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ydcpaImAYPmkDxnVyuCOO09FfniAiyPRuFy29dfsAWA%3D&reserved=0> Paladin Employment <https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paladincareertech.com%2F%3Fpage_id%3D2950&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=%2BBr7WLgIRstS%2BnH4CG6QcKlmB52EHnK5tUJSSqIW%2BXE%3D&reserved=0> For general questions about serving as an AmeriCorps member through Minnesota Alliance With Youth, please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@mnyouth.net<mailto:recruitment@mnyouth.net>. Please note: &#8226; We are committed to recruiting and engaging individuals without regard to disability, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. &#8226; This position may not displace another employee or position in any way. &#8226; Reasonable accommodations provided upon request for interviews and service activities. &#8226; This document is available in alternative formats. For Additional Information: www.paladincareertech.com <https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paladincareertech.com%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=b%2BK%2FH9VRBDTusGpsM%2BSzPSCh%2B77bzR25z5K5HkI93ow%3D&reserved=0>www.facebook.com/PaladinCTHS <https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FPaladinCTHS&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=%2B8ih1r3THxTFG53XNsc7bSnUv1OCSm5wtkgzKSnGT%2Fc%3D&reserved=0>Discover a Better High School Experience at Paladin Career Tech<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2F0_ovIMUyTj4&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C84f8123e661a4036d89308d6eeccfea5%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=Qo1%2Bv2Eju3MUYaN%2Brh%2FANN2sRRuYnijqOyWt8fH%2FcrA%3D&reserved=0>
Title: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow
Placement Site: Paladin Career and Technical High School
Contact: Eric Gieseke, CFO/Business Manager eric.gieseke@paladincareertech.com, 763-786-4799
Position Type: 1700 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 40 Hours/Week capacity

Site Highlight
Paladin Career and Technical High School envisions an education system where adverse childhood experiences, childhood trauma and other hardships are mitigated by knowledgeable, caring, trauma-informed communities that build resiliency for all. Our mission is to empower students in their pursuit of social, emotional, and academic growth, creating a foundation for a successful future after high school. If you are passionate about working with young adults, come be a part of our innovative team at Paladin.

Paladin Career & Tech Overview
Paladin Career & Technical High School is a charter school located in Blaine, MN. Paladin serves students in grades 9-12. Our students come from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and demonstrate a wide range of academic skills. While education is the core element of every school, Paladin also incorporates other social services into its program to help students overcome obstacles that may have been barriers to their success in other education programs. The education model is best defined as “individualized” as the school uses a combination of learning opportunities that are designed to meet each student’s needs. The method of education includes experiential learning, project based learning, work-based learning, and seminars. Paladin staff take seriously the need to build resiliency in our youth. The process of building resiliency is incorporated into every aspect of the school.

Paladin Career & Tech Promise Fellow Responsibilities
The Promise Fellow will work in concert with the student success coordinators to help the students achieve their individualized learning goals and will provide additional individualized support. Our Promise Fellows will provide an additional supportive voice to encourage our students to improve their attendance rate. They will also be added to our RTI (Response to Intervention) team to help with behavior referrals. They were also invited to attend student seminars as a means to gain exposure of themselves and to get to know our students.

General AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Position Responsibilities
• Build and foster strong relationships with their selected students.
• Coordinate and deliver in and out of school time academic enrichment activities with the goal that at least 30 youth in grades 6-12 will experience academic gains.
• Meet regularly with Youth Success Team to review data and identify youth to serve; track student progress; and determine which interventions to connect to individual students or groups of students.
• Develop and organize projects that engage youth participants in service and leadership activities.
• Recruit and/or support community volunteers, including family members, to work with youth participants in areas such as mentoring, tutoring, civic engagement, and college/career exploration.
• Provide attendance and behavior coaching for students targeted for needing assistance as determined through the multi-tiered system of support approach; promote positive behavior expectations.
• Maintain data entry for program records, complete ongoing youth assessments and submit weekly and monthly reports using an online database system with support from site supervisor and site coordinator
• Participate in all required Alliance, AmeriCorps, and Host Site meetings and assignments.

General AmeriCorps Eligibility Requirements

 Must be at least 18 years old
 Have a high school diploma or GED
 Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National or have status as a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien
 If serving in a full time (40 hour/week) capacity, members must be able to maintain a consistent schedule of 40 hours per week throughout their term of service (e.g. not a full-time student or working elsewhere full-time)
 Please note that final candidates will be required to successfully pass background checks before being officially enrolled by Minnesota Alliance With Youth.

General AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Qualifications
 Interest and experience in youth, service, education, and non-profit work
 Strong written and oral communication skills
 Ability to deal effectively with a variety of tasks, priorities, and people in order to meet goals
 Ability to work effectively with people of a variety of backgrounds and cultures
 Self-motivated, able to work in a team, take initiative and work independently
 Ability to present oneself in a highly professional manner and be an ambassador of the program

Weekly Schedule
 Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.
 40 hours/week Promise Fellows may NOT be in school full time or have another full time position and serve with the Alliance.

Benefits
As a full-term, full-time AmeriCorps member, Promise Fellows serve in a full-time (40 hours per week minimum)  capacity for a total of 1700 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st (staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $636 twice per month, pre-tax); Health and Dental Insurance; Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; Qualified Childcare Assistance; $6,095 Education Award upon successful completion of service; Ongoing, extensive support and training. Additional benefits information is available at https:mnyouth.net/.

TO APPLY:
Please visit https://mnyouth.net/americorps  or

For general questions about serving as an AmeriCorps member through Minnesota Alliance With Youth, please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@mnyouth.net.

Please note:
• We are committed to recruiting and engaging individuals without regard to disability, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
• This position may not displace another employee or position in any way.
• Reasonable accommodations provided upon request for interviews and service activities.
• This document is available in alternative formats.