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Americorps Promise Fellow, 6-12 Grade- wRight Choice

Posted on 2019-07-24 10:24:09 PM

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[X] [X] 2019-2020 AMERICORPS PROMISE FELLOW Position Description Title: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Placement Site: wRight Choice Alternative to Suspension- (Wright County Government Center) Contact: NateHanson, wRight Choice Alternaive to Suspension, nhanson@bhmschools.org<mailto:nhanson@bhmschools.org>,(763) 688-4012 Position Type: 900 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 20 Hours/Week capacity Site Highlight wRight Choice is located in the lower-level of the Wright County Government Center. The program is staffed with a licensed teacher, educational support paraprofessional and auxiliary services from the county. The program services a maximum of 10 students per day to ensure proper academic support. Students who attend wRight Choice will focus on academic work, restorative measures, intervention and reinstatement back to school. As part of the student's day at wRight Choice, they will meet with the instructional leader to discuss how their behavior affected not only the student and the victim, but also others as well. Students may realize the impact their behavior has on the school, their family, and the community; an opportunity for guided reflection optimizes individual growth. wRight Choice Alternative to Suspension Overview wRight Choice is an alternative to out of school suspension for students in grades 6-12. wRight Choice Goals: &#8226; Prevent students from falling behind academically. &#8226; Teach students the skills needed to be successful, such as decision-making, anger management, conflict resolution and problem solving. &#8226; Provide restorative justice opportunities &#8226; community conferences and other strategies. &#8226; Maintain a safe learning environment at school. &#8226; Connect students and their families with community resources. &#8226; Minimize repeat offenses. &#8226; Provide valuable information through small groups on topics such as chemical health, bullying and harassment prevention and emotional self-control. 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 15 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 * 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 &#8226; 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. &#8226; 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 &#8226; TBD Benefits Promise Fellows serve 20 hours per week (minimum) for a total of 900 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st(staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $318 twice per month, pre-tax); Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; $3,047 Education Award upon successful completion of service; Ongoing, extensive support and training. Additional benefits information is available athttps:mnyouth.net/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2Famericorps%2Fpartners%2F&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7C410a1591e42a4232bc1508d710af8b6f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C636996218490900825&sdata=9rtv9NuiQptdewCRd2NjKXPYfioLz1vgeKJ7G9fM6hI%3D&reserved=0>. TO APPLY: Please visit https://mnyouth.net/americorps<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmnyouth.net%2Famericorps&data=02%7C01%7CSCSU-edpost%40MNSCU.onmicrosoft.com%7C410a1591e42a4232bc1508d710af8b6f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C636996218490900825&sdata=EHei9sAzxhWXTj9HUHcYtET%2FzlzkEBRtKix4b1MIrlg%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>. 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. * Reasonable accommodations provided upon request for interviews and service activities. * This document is available in alternative formats.

                                                        

 

2019-2020 AMERICORPS PROMISE FELLOW

 

Position Description

 

Title:                            AmeriCorps Promise Fellow

Placement Site:           wRight Choice Alternative to Suspension- (Wright County Government Center)

Contact:                       NateHansonwRight Choice Alternaive to Suspensionnhanson@bhmschools.org,(763) 688-4012                       Position Type:             900 Hours Minimum Required, serving in a 20 Hours/Week capacity

                                     

Site Highlight
wRight Choice is located in the lower-level of the Wright County Government Center. The program is staffed with a licensed teacher, educational support paraprofessional and auxiliary services from the county. The program services a maximum of 10 students per day to ensure proper academic support.  Students who attend wRight Choice will focus on academic work, restorative measures, intervention and reinstatement back to school.  As part of the student's day at wRight Choice, they will meet with the instructional leader to discuss how their behavior affected not only the student and the victim, but also others as well. Students may realize the impact their behavior has on the school, their family, and the community; an opportunity for guided reflection optimizes individual growth.

 

wRight Choice Alternative to Suspension Overview

wRight Choice is an alternative to out of school suspension for students in grades 6-12.

wRight Choice Goals:

·      Prevent students from falling behind academically.

·      Teach students the skills needed to be successful, such as decision-making, anger

    management, conflict resolution and problem solving.

·      Provide restorative justice opportunities 

·      community conferences and other strategies.

·      Maintain a safe learning environment at school.

·      Connect students and their families with community resources.

·      Minimize repeat offenses.

·      Provide valuable information through small groups on topics such as chemical health, bullying and harassment                   

    prevention and emotional self-control.

 

 

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 15 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

 

§ 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

§  TBD

 

Benefits

Promise Fellows serve 20 hours per week (minimum) for a total of 900 hours (minimum) from September 1st to July 31st(staggered start dates available beyond Sept 1st) and receive: Modest Living Allowance (approximately $318 twice per month, pre-tax); Qualified Federal Student Loan Forbearance; $3,047 Education Award upon successful completion of service; Ongoing, extensive support and training. Additional benefits information is available athttps:mnyouth.net/.


TO APPLY: Please visit 
https://mnyouth.net/americorpsor 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.

 

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.