AmeriCorps PASS Member at Patrick Marsh Middle School
Seeking Energetic Youth Workers!
Sun Prairie, WI US
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Job Description
Direct Supervisor:  Schools of Hope & 21st Century Careers Coordinator
Full Time Equivalent: 1700 hours of service from September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018 (average 35-40 hours/week)
Work Hours:  Approximately 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays: AmeriCorps member meetings and training from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Flexibility needed for team meetings, special projects, etc.
Location: Patrick Marsh Middle School (Sun Prairie).
 
PROGRAM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
PASS is an AmeriCorps program serving middle and high school youth with the goal of promoting academic achievement. Members provide 1:1 literacy tutoring, engage youth in community service projects, and facilitate enrichment programming during after school hours to build social-emotional learning skills. Full-time members serve 35 hours a week at school or community center host sites located in Madison and surrounding communities.
 
PASS offers an exciting professional development experience! Members receive over 100 hours of training on youth work, literacy tutoring and the social issues impacting the lives of young people today. PASS provides on-site supervision and weekly opportunities to interact with fellow Corps members. PASS AmeriCorps is an opportunity to explore career interests in youth related fields and build your resume while impacting the community and making a difference in the lives of youth!

The PASS Member with the Urban League of Greater Madison will serve at Patrick Marsh Middle School. PASS Position provides academic enrichment for youth through tutoring and classroom support activities during the school day and by developing and facilitating quality after school activities through the 21st Century Careers Program. This position also provides enrichment and engagement opportunities for youth at Patrick Marsh Middle School through the development and facilitation of before, during, and after school clubs/student organizations, including, but not limited to, boys or girls groups, Project Unify, community service club, & the Patrick Marsh school garden.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Complete a Work Plan that outlines professional goals and a schedule to provide PASS program activities
  • Provide 1:1 literacy tutoring to at least 8 Patrick Marsh Middle School students
  • Assist with the development, preparation, and delivery of extended learning opportunities, specifically the 21st Century Careers Program & it’s summer internship component (Project REACH)
  • Work with teachers to provide support in classrooms as needed
  • Assist in developing community service projects for students including facilitating Project Unify
  • Develop and facilitate school day student engagement opportunities, including boys/girls groups and garden club
  • Respect youth cultural differences
  • Ensure safe and enriching environment for all program participants
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and conduct with youth at all times
  • Assist in planning and implementing special projects and seasonal events as needed
  • Assist with adult tutor volunteer management
  • Participate in PASS orientation and AmeriCorps required events
  • Participate in weekly AmeriCorps members meetings and training hours (Fridays from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
  • Understand and actively contribute to PASS meeting its program performance measures
  • Keep thorough required records (attendance, surveys, etc.)
  • Complete quarterly PASS data reports
  • Participate in ULGM sponsored events and other required service events

 

Special Notes/Instructions
For more information about the AmeriCorps PASS program, or to apply, please visit us at www.passamericorps.org/.
Job Summary
Start Date
9/1/2017
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
35-40
Salary and Benefits
PASS Members receive a biweekly stipend of approximately $538(pretax). Other benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance (single coverage, no premium costs), option to put qualified student loans in forbearance during your term with accrued interest paid upon successful completion, Education Award of $5,815 upon successful completion of 1700 hours, & the knowledge that you positively impacted the lives of the youth you worked with!
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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