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College Prep Coordinator

Organization:
Youth Enrichment Services
Job Title: College Prep Coordinator
Job Type:
Administrative
City:
Boston
State:
Massachusetts
Job Search Ends:
June 1st, 2023
Organization's Website:

Service Description

The Mass Promise Fellow College Prep Coordinator

at Youth Enrichment Services (YES) will sustain and expand YES’s College Preparation Program. The Fellow will serve 11th-12th grade students with college and career workshops, leadership development workshops, college tours, experientia llearning projects, and one-on-one advising. The Fellow will cover topics including study skills, academic and extracurricular planning, the college application process, financial aid planning, and transitioning from high school to college. The role encompasses direct service, capacity building, and curriculum development. 

 

Primary Location: 412 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118 

More information about Youth Enrichment Services and the youth program can be found at www.yeskids.org.

 

Essential Functions

●Evaluate, update and facilitate college prep curriculum and experiential learning projects

●Engage YES alumni currently attending college and YES adult volunteer network by coordinating school visits, college andcareer panels, and informal mentoring sessions.

●Provide one-on-one advising and college prep support to high school juniors and seniors.

●Collaborate with program staff to deliver teen leadership workshops

●Maintain program records, including a student portfolio, attendance, scheduling, and demographics.

●Work with the YES Academy and Scholarship committee to ensure all seniors are applying for YES’ Richard Williams Memorial Scholarship .

●Plan college tours both locally and throughout New England.

●Complete required MPF data and evaluation requirements

●Travel at least once per month for Fellowship meetings, retreats, and training throughout the Commonwealth

●Make a full-time, 10.5 month commitment

 

Marginal Functions

●Attend and accompany program participants on offsite youth training experiences and activity days including snow sportstraining and activity days.

●Work with program and outreach staff to develop relationships with Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury middle and highschools to recruit youth participants.

 

Qualifications

●Passionate about social justice, youth development, and working with people from diverse backgrounds

●Valid driver’s license

●Comfortable working with Microsoft applications including Outlook and Excel●Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien

●Must be willing to undergo a National Service Criminal History Check, including screenings through the National Sex Offender Public Website, a name-based search of the statewide criminal history registry both in Massachusetts and your state of residence upon application to our program (if no tMassachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBIcheck.

*Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening

 

Fellow Schedule

●Between August and mid-October: 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

●Between October and June: 11am-7pm, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday 

●Upon beginning of service, the Fellow will receive a schedule that will include overnights and weekend dates for trips and training.

Learn more here.

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