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SCI AmeriCorps Member - Youth Leadership Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 28, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Application Window

August 18, 2021 - November 5, 2021

Locations

  • Massachusetts, US
  • Boston, MA
  • Lowell, MA
  • Lynn, MA
  • Milford, MA
  • Woburn, MA

Contact Information

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

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Description

Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC)

*Youth Leadership Coordinators 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.

*Implement the SCI Youth Leadership Curriculum through a Youth Council program and/or another youth leadership development program. Some members may initiate new youth programs while others will enhance existing programs.

*Increase capacity for adult volunteers to support the success of young people served by the agency.

*Recruit and coordinate youth (other than core youth council) and adult volunteers.
*Increase participant civic leadership skills and commitment to future civic engagement.
*Provide additional direct service to youth at partner agencies that support youth development goals.
*Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts, and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
*Track progress of the teen leaders through the maintenance of assessment tools that document the practical skills they develop.
*Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners. Also, collaborate with other SCI youth programs on joint efforts including occasional activities that bring together youth from various SCI locations.

SCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCI welcomes applications from people with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for both interviews and service upon request.

Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC)

*Youth Leadership Coordinators 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.

*Implement the SCI Youth Leadership Curriculum through a Youth Council program and/or another youth leadership development program. Some members may initiate new youth programs while others will enhance existing programs.

*Increase capacity for adult volunteers to support the success of young people served by the agency.

*Recruit and coordinate youth (other than core youth council) and adult volunteers.
*Increase participant civic leadership skills and commitment to future civic engagement.
*Provide additional direct service to youth at partner agencies that support youth development goals.
*Coordinate projects that engage families in school and community life such as resource fairs, family arts, and cultural events, academic enrichment projects and family service days.
*Track progress of the teen leaders through the maintenance of assessment tools that document the practical skills they develop.
*Collaborate with other SCI staff, volunteers and partners on other projects to promote civic engagement, with an emphasis on integrating youth into activities of SCI and community partners. Also, collaborate with other SCI youth programs on joint efforts including occasional activities that bring together youth from various SCI locations.

SCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SCI welcomes applications from people with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for both interviews and service upon request.
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Living Allowance

$1800 - $1800 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Benefits Members receive a modest living allowance during their service Post-service educational award Health insurance coverage available Excellent experience for future professional and educational opportunities. Additional local benefits may be available. Pre-service orientation and on-site training provided by SCI; ongoing training opportunities and workshops.

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

*Able to commit to Full-Time service in local communities with diverse residents
*Effective communication skills to conduct community outreach through marketing strategies and civic engagement
*Past experience working with youth a plus.
*Strong work ethic, collaboration, and time management skills
*Availability to serve in-person for some or all service activities.
*Car helpful for some positions, but many can be done without a car.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

18 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

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

Weekly Hours

43

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

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

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(781) 935-2244
americorps@socialcapitalinc.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Youth Leadership Coordinator

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