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Student Advocate - Minnesota Internship Center Rondo Campus

Posted on 2021-06-10 1:48:53 PM

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Minnesota Internship Center High School (www.mnic.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mnic.org%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2444c6027741476bb92908d92c406346%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637589477328170674%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=4Ocq%2FhK7togS6M8y23ncrTevDledSZGQ0zN805bdbHQ%3D&reserved=0>) is a Twin Cities Charter School with 4 campuses located in Minneapolis and St Paul. Our mission is to provide rigorous and highly engaging instruction to students in grades 9-12. We are in our 17th year of educating students looking for a smaller, more caring and supportive environment. As an organization, we believe in a culture of respect, fair treatment and support to everyone. We are committed to providing an individualized and culturally relevant learning environment for all our students. We believe in putting the students' needs first, as they are at the center of everything we do. We are looking for staff that believe in honoring students for who they are and where they come from. Description: Minnesota Internship Center Charter High School is seeking a candidate for the position of Student Advocate. This will be a position for the Fall of school year 2021-22. Qualifications: * Education/Experience: Previous school experience with youth and urban youth is a must. Experience working with community resources and An Associates or Bachelor's degree is preferred. * Interpersonal Skills: Often works cooperatively with students, parents, co-workers, management, and the general public from varied educational and cultural backgrounds. Interaction will require providing advice and resources to students, talking directly with others to determine/improve level of satisfaction and/or looking at a situation from more than one point of view. Candidates must possess strong communication and listening skills. Communication may occur in either written or verbal format. * Abilities: Must be self driven and exercises independent thinking and judgment within the limits of established policies and standards. Must also feel comfortable building relationships with community resources and connecting students with said resources. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Build trusting and respectful relationships with students and connect them to resources pertaining to mental health, sexual health, alcohol and drug abuse, pregnant and parenting needs, obtaining vital records, housing, doctor and dental appointments, medical insurance, and referrals to appropriate social service agencies. * Work closely with our Homeless Liaison to provide students with safe housing and coordinated entry. * Organize their site's free store and assist with providing clothing and hygiene items to students in need. * Put students first and continuously work with students throughout the day, including some classroom observation and participation. * Collaborate closely with teachers and other staff members to communicate student needs. This may also include developing intervention strategies, behavioral management, in-service activities, and program evaluation. All such services are intended to help school staff recognize and provide for the individual differences and needs of all children. * Student Advocates are mandated reporters. Our employees come from all walks of life. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it&#8217;s the right thing to do, but because it makes our school stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for our students you will find a home at MNIC MNIC Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Application Timeline: Please apply at mnic.org/about-us/employment/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmnic.org%2Fabout-us%2Femployment%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C2444c6027741476bb92908d92c406346%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637589477328180671%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Q6f8ThQcR3JpgqLNaP5LEh4Gpc1g57SOkPDa5Az%2BZEo%3D&reserved=0> Further Questions email Tracy Eberlein - Principal at teberlein@mnic.org<mailto:teberlein@mnic.org> [https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif]

Minnesota Internship Center High School (www.mnic.org)  is a Twin Cities Charter School with 4 campuses located in Minneapolis and St Paul.  Our mission is to provide rigorous and highly engaging instruction to students in grades 9-12.  We are in our 17th year of educating students looking for a smaller, more caring and supportive environment. As an organization, we believe in a culture of respect, fair treatment and support to everyone. We are committed to providing an individualized and culturally relevant learning environment for all our students. We believe in putting the students' needs first, as they are at the center of everything we do. We are looking for staff that believe in honoring students for who they are and where they come from. 

 

Description:

Minnesota Internship Center Charter High School is seeking a candidate for the position of  Student Advocate. This will be a position for the Fall of school year 2021-22. 


Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience:

Previous school experience with youth and urban youth is a must. Experience working with community resources and An Associates or Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Often works cooperatively with students, parents, co-workers, management, and the general public from varied educational and cultural backgrounds. Interaction will require providing advice and resources to students, talking directly with others to determine/improve level of satisfaction and/or looking at a situation from more than one point of view. Candidates must possess strong communication and listening skills. Communication may occur in either written or verbal format. 

  • Abilities: Must be self driven and exercises independent thinking and judgment within the limits of established policies and standards. Must also feel comfortable building relationships with community resources and connecting students with said resources.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Build trusting and respectful relationships with students and connect them to resources pertaining to mental health, sexual health, alcohol and drug abuse, pregnant and parenting needs, obtaining vital records, housing, doctor and dental appointments, medical insurance, and referrals to appropriate social service agencies.

  • Work closely with our Homeless Liaison to provide students with safe housing and coordinated entry.

  • Organize their site's free store and assist with providing clothing and hygiene items to students in need.

  • Put students first and continuously work with students throughout the day, including some classroom observation and participation.

  • Collaborate closely with teachers and other staff members to communicate student needs. This may also include developing intervention strategies, behavioral management, in-service activities, and program evaluation. All such services are intended to help school staff recognize and provide for the individual differences and needs of all children. 

  • Student Advocates are mandated reporters.

Our employees come from all walks of life. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our school stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for our students you will find a home at MNIC

MNIC Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Application Timeline:  Please apply at mnic.org/about-us/employment/

Further Questions email Tracy Eberlein - Principal at teberlein@mnic.org