Aim High places teams of dedicated AmeriCorps Members in four local elementary schools, where they serve as tutors and mentors for students that need extra support. We are actively recruiting Full-Time Lead Members for the 2020-2021 Service Year: August 24, 2020 through August 6, 2021. Ideal candidates believe in the power of education and are committed to helping children thrive.
Our AmeriCorps Members support students’ academic, social, and emotional development by:
-Tutoring and mentoring students one-on-one
-Instructing small groups of students
-Supporting teachers in the classroom
-Leading extended learning opportunities, like afterschool clubs and summer day camps
In addition to working directly with students, the Full-Time Lead Member captains a team of up to thirteen AmeriCorps Members by:
-Orienting new Members to the school
-Coordinating classroom placements and activities
-Providing guidance and building team morale
Prior experience in education or a related field is helpful but not required. Members work with an experienced supervisor and receive training to fully equip them for their service, including orientation, weekly team meetings, and relevant workshops throughout the year.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance
We are enrolled with America's Service Commission's Member Assistance Program, which allows members unlimited in the moment telephonic counseling services with master’s degree-level counselors.
High School Graduate
Subject to criminal background check