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Achievement First Student Programs Coordinator VISTA (NY)

Company: Americorps
Location: New Haven
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Achievement First Student Programs Coordinator VISTA (NY)

This program is a great choice for people who are interested in working with amazing students and devoted colleagues. The Achievement First network of schools serves approximately 15,000 students in NY, CT, and RI. Achievement First schools run K-12 and offer students from all backgrounds a quality college-bound education. 100% of graduating seniors have been accepted to a four-year institution. You will not find a more dedicated group of staff, students, and families, all working to get amazing kids to and through college. This posting is for NY roles in Brooklyn and Queens. These full-time positions work within schools to build capacity in specific areas targeted to maximize student success. The student life coordinator position brings joy and engagement to the school community by building a repertoire of student events and engagement strategies to get students interested in and excited about schools. The attendance coordinator position tackles chronic absenteeism through designing and leading intensive interventions. The college coordinator position builds connections with colleges across the country to bring college opportunities home, allowing students to connect firsthand with impactful opportunities. The community engagement position builds bridges in the community and brings resources to bear. After-school programs, clubs, community service opportunities, extra academic tutoring, and parent engagement are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to this role. Finally, the network support position focuses student access to food services, transportation, and school recruitment opportunities, facilitating access a great education and make it to and through college. Applying to this posting will allow you to begin the process of exploring these various locations and positions. We would love to meet you and connect with you about your interest in working with us. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : VISTA members will build organizational capacity by creating programming for topics such as attendance interventions, student life, college access, community engagement, parent engagement, community service, tutoring, food and transportation access, and more. These roles work on school operations teams whose job it is to facilitate the functioning of an entire school. A VISTA's capacity-building work would greatly improve the team's ability to better serve students. By researching, developing, and disseminating new programming and new methods for serving student needs, these roles increase a school's capacity to plan and deliver excellent programming. This position is best for someone with a strong sense of initiative who likes to be creative and find new ways of doing things while operating within a large system where the impact could be huge.

Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Training , Relocation Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Children/Youth , Education , Hunger .

Skills :

Communications , Teaching/Tutoring , Public Speaking , Education , Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Non-Profit Management , General Skills , Team Work , Youth Development .

Keywords: Americorps, New Haven , Achievement First Student Programs Coordinator VISTA (NY), Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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