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Academic Enrichment Specialist

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2023 - July 31, 2024

Application Window

March 27, 2023 - August 31, 2023

Locations

  • Henderson County, NC
  • Buncombe County, NC
  • Madison County, NC
  • Asheville, NC
  • Black Mountain, NC

Contact Information

Catherine Saunders
(828) 335-8247
catherines@childrenfirstbc.org

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Position Details

Project POWER/AmeriCorps

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Description

Project POWER stands for Putting Opportunity Within Everyone’s Reach. We are seeking dedicated individuals to fill 6 full time Academic Enrichment Specialists positions to provide increased enrichment and mentoring services to vulnerable youth in western North Carolina. Each member will serve 1700 hours during a 11.5 month term.

Academic Enrichment Specialists will provide one-to-one mentoring, small group tutoring/homework assistance, develop trainings in conflict resolutions skills, manage volunteers, provide community outreach, and more to ensure area nonprofits and schools support at-risk youth and families in accessing basic needs services and quality education in Asheville City, Buncombe County, Madison County, and Henderson County.

Academic Enrichment Specialists will:
- Provide specialized academic enrichment activities for at-risk youth by offering classroom assistance during the school day and after-school assistance in learning centers.
- Provide homework assistance
- Mentor children through service learning
- Provide assistance with reading and math interventions
- Recruit, train, and support volunteers who provide services along with AmeriCorps members.
- Increase at-risk youth’s ability to connect with their community through service and volunteering.
- Plan and lead summer camp activities

Other Duties
• Assist in collecting and recording data regarding volunteer participation and service and families served

Partner Agencies for PPAC Member Placements include:
Children First/Communities In Schools
FEAST
In-Real Life After-School
Rainbow Community School

Project POWER stands for Putting Opportunity Within Everyone’s Reach. We are seeking dedicated individuals to fill 6 full time Academic Enrichment Specialists positions to provide increased enrichment and mentoring services to vulnerable youth in western North Carolina. Each member will serve 1700 hours during a 11.5 month term.

Academic Enrichment Specialists will provide one-to-one mentoring, small group tutoring/homework assistance, develop trainings in conflict resolutions skills, manage volunteers, provide community outreach, and more to ensure area nonprofits and schools support at-risk youth and families in accessing basic needs services and quality education in Asheville City, Buncombe County, Madison County, and Henderson County.

Academic Enrichment Specialists will:
- Provide specialized academic enrichment activities for at-risk youth by offering classroom assistance during the school day and after-school assistance in learning centers.
- Provide homework assistance
- Mentor children through service learning
- Provide assistance with reading and math interventions
- Recruit, train, and support volunteers who provide services along with AmeriCorps members.
- Increase at-risk youth’s ability to connect with their community through service and volunteering.
- Plan and lead summer camp activities

Other Duties
• Assist in collecting and recording data regarding volunteer participation and service and families served

Partner Agencies for PPAC Member Placements include:
Children First/Communities In Schools
FEAST
In-Real Life After-School
Rainbow Community School
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Living Allowance

$1600 - $1600 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Training

Additional Benefits

Mileage Reimbursement and SNAP Eligibility Professional Development and Training Opportunities: Disaster Preparedness, CPR/First Aid/AED, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Workshops, Poverty Simulation, Grant Writing Training, Tutoring Techniques, and more.

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Foundation, Higher Education Institution, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Educational Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Organization primarily serving older adults, Private School, Recreation or Youth Center, Religious Organization, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Catherine Saunders
(828) 335-8247
catherines@childrenfirstbc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Project POWER/AmeriCorps

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