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Americorps Promise Fellow, Watertown-Mayer Middle and High School -

Posted on 2019-07-11 9:05:03 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fwatertownmayer%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D921&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc446a57e77f14c45c3a808d70608c392%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=4dShm%2B7q5oQT%2B5Xq%2F6U8AiAqIA9VtORBCPpQvAn%2FqWA%3D&reserved=0> [Description: PF Logo][MN Alliance logo-tagline-right] 2019-2020 AMERICORPS PROMISE FELLOW Position Description Title: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Placement Site: Watertown-Mayer Middle School and High School Contact: Nick Guertin, Principal, nguertin@wm.k12.mn.us<mailto:nguetin@wm.k12.mn.us>, 952.955.0400 Position Type: 1200 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 30 Hours/Week capacity Site Highlight Watertown-Mayer Middle School and High School are seeking individuals interested in helping us work together to what's best for kids! Our mission is to ensure all students grow through connections and opportunities. We are in need of dedicated individuals that are interested in providing their talents and resources to students in 6-12 grade. If you have a passion for mentoring and coaching young adults please consider joining our team! Watertown-Mayer Middle School Overview The Watertown-Mayer Middle and High School operates on a centralized campus. Together, staff from both sites work collaboratively to do what's best for students. Our schools offer a personalized approach to learning and provide a diverse number of learning options. Our mission is to ensure all students grow through connections and opportunities. Watertown-Mayer Middle School Promise Fellow Responsibilities Promise Fellows will serve as mentors for students who are struggling with managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with being a student and young adult. Promise fellows will strive to build strong connections and trust with each of their students. They will work with the students daily and assist them in taking the initiative to engage in school and develop habits of success. This may include helping students with homework, organization and time management and basic problem solving. Promise Fellows will receive ongoing support and mentorship from site SAT leaders and administration. 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 21 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 National Service Criminal History background checks before being officially enrolled by Minnesota Alliance With Youth. * As applicable, candidates may also be required to pass site specific background checks. 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 * The Promise Fellow's schedule would comprise of working 30 hours per week. The schedule would include working M-F, from approx. 8:30-2:30 PM. The schedule would allow some flexibility, based on the needs of students and staff. * 30 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, reduced time AmeriCorps member, Promise Fellows serve in 30 hours per week (minimum) capacity for a total of 1200 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st (staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $445 twice per month, pre-tax); Health and Dental Insurance; Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; Qualified Childcare Assistance; $4,266 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=https%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2Famericorps%2Fpartners%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc446a57e77f14c45c3a808d70608c392%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=xc1iKGmcsaUpu4uLSuUJAUBTcK9yYJx8wTi%2BybP1DBM%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%7Cc446a57e77f14c45c3a808d70608c392%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=h4CFdhOzVBd8K0XVi19BZ5O%2FXKhgGd2dJWMN9XHGp20%3D&reserved=0> or contact the site contact listed above 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>. For any other questions please contact Nick Guertin, nguertin@wm.k12.mn.us<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fnguertin%40wm.k12.mn.us&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc446a57e77f14c45c3a808d70608c392%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=m8uF1mJHzVMw0y7i%2BLKdT4jaBFvfzeeEUyKU6G39mto%3D&reserved=0> or 952-955-0400. 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. Watertown-Mayer Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc446a57e77f14c45c3a808d70608c392%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=aJrFwD5Ui%2F4J2KH7e2YE17s3XQmIg3F1Z%2B49gf7s9QI%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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2019-2020 AMERICORPS PROMISE FELLOW

Position Description

Title: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow

Placement Site: Watertown-Mayer Middle School and High School

Contact: Nick Guertin, Principal, nguertin@wm.k12.mn.us, 952.955.0400

Position Type: 1200 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 30 Hours/Week capacity

Site Highlight
Watertown-Mayer Middle School and High School are seeking individuals interested in helping us work together to what's best for kids! Our mission is to ensure all students grow through connections and opportunities. We are in need of dedicated individuals that are interested in providing their talents and resources to students in 6-12 grade. If you have a passion for mentoring and coaching young adults please consider joining our team!

Watertown-Mayer Middle School Overview

The Watertown-Mayer Middle and High School operates on a centralized campus. Together, staff from both sites work collaboratively to do what's best for students. Our schools offer a personalized approach to learning and provide a diverse number of learning options. Our mission is to ensure all students grow through connections and opportunities.

Watertown-Mayer Middle School Promise Fellow Responsibilities

Promise Fellows will serve as mentors for students who are struggling with managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with being a student and young adult.  Promise fellows will strive to build strong connections and trust with each of their students. They will work with the students daily and assist them in taking the initiative to engage in school and develop habits of success.  This may include helping students with homework, organization and time management and basic problem solving. Promise Fellows will receive ongoing support and mentorship from site SAT leaders and administration.

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 21 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 National Service Criminal History background checks before being officially enrolled by Minnesota Alliance With Youth.

  • As applicable, candidates may also be required to pass site specific background checks. 

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

  • The Promise Fellow's schedule would comprise of working 30 hours per week. The schedule would include working M-F, from approx. 8:30-2:30 PM. The schedule would allow some flexibility, based on the needs of students and staff. 

  • 30 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, reduced time AmeriCorps member, Promise Fellows serve in 30 hours per week (minimum) capacity for a total of 1200 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st (staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $445 twice per month, pre-tax); Health and Dental Insurance; Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; Qualified Childcare Assistance; $4,266 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 contact the site contact listed above

For general questions about serving as an AmeriCorps member through Minnesota Alliance With Youth, please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@mnyouth.net.  For any other questions please contact Nick Guertin, nguertin@wm.k12.mn.us or 952-955-0400.

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.
     



Watertown-Mayer Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online