The Martha O’Bryan Center youth development program for elementary and middle school students is designed to support the whole child –academically, socially, and emotionally. In addition to this support, students develop their interests and passions through the arts, recreation, and experiential learning opportunities in Nashville and beyond.
Duties and responsibilities include: support the Site Coordinator in curriculum development, preparation for guided reading lessons and planning for after school activities such as tutoring, homework help enrichment and service learning projects; review and reflect on anecdotal observations of students’ key experiences and design academic interventions to address individual student needs; assist Site Coordinator in entering pertinent data in tracking system; receive professional development; attend staff and partner meetings; conduct academic assessments 2-3 times per year, prepare parent activities designed to help them be more active and engaged in the after school program; assist K-8 Youth Development with on-going projects.
Throughout the year, AmeriCorps Members will learn the inner workings of running a successful academic intervention program and be presented with the opportunity to take ownership and leadership in various roles according to their interests. Specific opportunities for leadership have included technology assistance, media & marketing, community outreach and social-emotional curriculum design. K-8 Youth Development is proud to present each AmeriCorps Member with the opportunity to enhance programming with the unique interests, skills and experiences that he/she brings to the department. In addition, AmeriCorps members who demonstrate strong growth in the first half of their year of service may in the second half of the year be called to serve as Site Lead for their site, providing situational leadership as the point person for the site when the Site Coordinator is not available, with the support and guidance of the Site Coordinator, K-8 regular staff, and the AmeriCorps Director.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Health insurance reimbursed up to $160/month. Cell phone bill reimbursed up to $25/month.
We emphasize professional development and training opportunities for our service year members.
We offer reduced housing rates in Nashville for service year members.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
18 - 65