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Leadership Corps Success Coordinator

Organization:
Youth Enrichment Services
Job Title: Leadership Corps Success Coordinator
Job Type:
Other
City:
Boston
State:
Massachusetts
Job Search Ends:
June 1st, 2023
Organization's Website:

Service Description
The Massachusetts Promise Fellow Leadership Corps (LC) Success Coordinator at Youth Enrichment Services (YES) will be working with 9th grade students in the Leadership Corps program. The Fellow will support youth by facilitating workshops, volunteer projects, and activities focused on leadership development and academic engagement. The LC Success Coordinator will have a unique opportunity to use YES offered outdoor programming to reinforce lessons learned in workshops.
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
● Support youth leaders in weekly leadership meetings and volunteer projects: plan and facilitate workshops, provide academic support, share resources, and supervise homework hour.
● Provide youth with one-on-one support: facilitate goal setting, benchmarks, support transition from YES program participant to youth leader and from middle school to high school student.
● Co-Facilitate and coach youth during YES offered outdoor weekday or weekend programming and training experiences.
● Lead OutdoorAdventure and Operation SnowSports programs where Leadership Corps teens serve as volunteers.
● Maintain program records, including a student portfolio, attendance, scheduling, and demographics.
● 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
● Work with program and outreach staff to develop relationships with Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury middle and high schools to recruit youth participants.

Qualifications
● Passionate about social justice, youth development, and working with people from diverse backgrounds
● Valid driver’s license
● Willingness to participate in YES offered outdoor activities (skiing/snowboarding, cross country skiing, kayaking, rock
climbing, biking, etc.)
● 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 not Massachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBI check. *Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening

Fellow Schedule
● Between August and mid-October: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
● Between October and June: 11am-7pm, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday
● During the SnowSports season of January-March: 3 days a week 11am-7pm, Monday-Thursday; Saturdays OR Sundays full day SnowSports trips, 5:30am-6pm; Friday hours adjusted as needed for an approximate 40hrs a week
● 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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