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AmeriCorps Member- Full Time

Boys & Girls Club of Martin County
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Implements the day-to-day delivery of the AmeriCorps Check & Connect program following all requirements.

Uses Check & Connect App to document, monitor, and report on student progress.

Ensures the confidentiality of the students, school employees, and AmeriCorps members.

Recruits school volunteers to get involved with program outreach activities.

Provide peer mentoring to Members.

Serve as the main point of contact for the
school liaison.

Service Activities

Implements the day-to-day delivery of the AmeriCorps Check & Connect program following all requirements.
Uses Check & Connect App to document, monitor, and report on student progress.

Community Need Addressed

Implement the Check & Connect intervention program through building relationships with at-risk students and their families, regularly checking on student progress, and connecting youth to individualized, timely intervention designed to promote school engagement.

Position Outcomes

Through peer mentoring, members will provide the necessary supports to help students become and stay engaged at school and with learning.

The desired outcomes:
Decrease in risk factors and increase protective factors for student.
Increase in academic, behavioral, cognitive, and affective student engagement.
On time school completion with a high school diploma.

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Program Launches on August 1st, 2019 thru May 31st, 2020

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Be between the ages of 17-older. Be a U.S. citizen or have a legal permanent residence card. Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program. Agree and pass a criminal background check. CPR Certified (or willing to become certified with 90 days of hire).

Skills you will gain

Access to the school district infrastructure, public speaking, one on one interview skills.

Competencies You Will Develop
Communication
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Teamwork
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Decisions
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them
Tools
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines
Planning
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Set goals
Service
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Office Activities
  • Focus Areas Education & Youth
  • Length of Service 10 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual and Team Placements
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, Middle School
  • Weekly Training Hours 20

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