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YMCA Greater Boston - Youth Leadership Coordinator

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

December 2, 2019 - July 17, 2020

Application Window

November 18, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Location

  • Boston, MA

Contact Information

Phil Gordon
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

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Youth Leadership Coordinator

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Description

The SCI AmeriCorps program connects youth with relationships, experiences and resources they need to succeed. Our Members support youth achievement through volunteer outreach and capacity building that provides leadership training and community service opportunities for youth.

SCI AmeriCorps is currently looking for members to fill Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC) positions for a 900-hour or 1200-hour service period between November 2019 and June 2020 Since 2007, SCI AmeriCorps members have served at various host sites, who are aligned with the mission of Social Capital Inc. The YLC will serve as leaders to a youth council, increase the capacity of host sites to implement social capital building, youth engagement and community service-learning as strategies to achieve high educational outcomes.

HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY ─ YMCA of Greater Boston
The SCI AmeriCorps member will be responsible for increasing the capacity of YMCA-sponsored youth meal programs by developing and leading branch Teen Councils as well as an Association-wide Council. The member will report to the Executive Director of Nutrition Services:

Lead the development of 7 Teen Councils at individual branches and an Association-wide Teen Council; Will require close coordination with Teen Directors to identify program needs, oversee logistics, and determine goals of each Council
Work with Teen Councils to develop community focused nutrition-related objectives to increase community nutrition goals
Engage local leaders and organizations to collaborate with and visit Teen Councils, utilizing existing YMCA partnership with Boston Food Council to elevate our voice across the city
Research existing models of nutrition education in afterschool and summer camp programs to inform YMCA’s nutrition education curriculum development
Expand capacity of afterschool and summer meal sites by empowering youth workers to lead nutrition programming for younger children

REQUIREMENTS
Commitment to service of local community members with diverse backgrounds
Effective communication skills to conduct community outreach through marketing strategies and civic engagement
Strong project management and organization tools
Achieve goals within a team and independently
Serve Full-time

The SCI AmeriCorps program connects youth with relationships, experiences and resources they need to succeed. Our Members support youth achievement through volunteer outreach and capacity building that provides leadership training and community service opportunities for youth.

SCI AmeriCorps is currently looking for members to fill Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC) positions for a 900-hour or 1200-hour service period between November 2019 and June 2020 Since 2007, SCI AmeriCorps members have served at various host sites, who are aligned with the mission of Social Capital Inc. The YLC will serve as leaders to a youth council, increase the capacity of host sites to implement social capital building, youth engagement and community service-learning as strategies to achieve high educational outcomes.

HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY ─ YMCA of Greater Boston
The SCI AmeriCorps member will be responsible for increasing the capacity of YMCA-sponsored youth meal programs by developing and leading branch Teen Councils as well as an Association-wide Council. The member will report to the Executive Director of Nutrition Services:

Lead the development of 7 Teen Councils at individual branches and an Association-wide Teen Council; Will require close coordination with Teen Directors to identify program needs, oversee logistics, and determine goals of each Council
Work with Teen Councils to develop community focused nutrition-related objectives to increase community nutrition goals
Engage local leaders and organizations to collaborate with and visit Teen Councils, utilizing existing YMCA partnership with Boston Food Council to elevate our voice across the city
Research existing models of nutrition education in afterschool and summer camp programs to inform YMCA’s nutrition education curriculum development
Expand capacity of afterschool and summer meal sites by empowering youth workers to lead nutrition programming for younger children

REQUIREMENTS
Commitment to service of local community members with diverse backgrounds
Effective communication skills to conduct community outreach through marketing strategies and civic engagement
Strong project management and organization tools
Achieve goals within a team and independently
Serve Full-time
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Living Allowance

$1300 - $1300 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

BENEFITS Earn up to $4250 federal education award on successful completion of service Participate in professional development training Paid a bi-weekly stipend Eligible for free health care at a no cost premium Receive student loan forbearance during their service commitment Can apply for SNAP food benefits Matching institutions for the ed award: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award/matching-institutions

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 110

Service Details

Focus Areas

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

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Local Government Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Phil Gordon
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

Hosted By

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