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Team UP: Student Support Specialist
 
 
 
Led by the United Way of SWCO, Team UP AmeriCorps places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Southwest Colorado to focus on improving the lives of community members, from cradle to career. The San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SJ BOCES) provides educational services to children and youth in Southwest Colorado. SJ BOCES, in close partnership with local school districts and community-based organizations will deploy a team of AmeriCorps members to provide educational, enrichment and social-emotional support during the summer of 2022. The program goal is to help our students get back on track from the loss of learning and increased mental health needs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student Support Specialists will serve with community-based organizations and/or schools in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata and Montezuma Counties, providing enrichment and academic services to students during summer programs. They will tutor individual or groups of students, and develop and implement enrichment activities designed to improve the outcomes of students who have experienced increased mental health or learning loss due to COVID. This position may also include family engagement activities such as family education on the use of educational technology. United Way values the diversity of our community. In principle and in practice the diverse nature of our board, staff, and volunteers is recognized as one of our best assets. We respect each individual’s unique gifts and prohibit unfair or discriminatory practices against anyone because of age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and any other protected category.
 
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Member Duties : Collaborate with summer program directors/supervisors on specific student programming. Provide direct service to pre-K-12 students in summer programs. Design learning and enrichment activities that help to address the impact of the pandemic on students. Collaborate with organizations on family engagement practices to support student success from the impacts of the pandemic. Track progress and collect data for Performance Measures and other evaluation tools. Communicate with the regional Team UP AmeriCorps team. Attend trainings. Facilitate enrichment activities to promote growth of social-emotional and/or academic skills. Create lesson plans for tutoring sessions. Create and maintain materials related to the student programs. Create educational materials for families. Support the teams of the UWSWC, Team UP AmeriCorps, and SJ BOCES as appropriate and necessary.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Team UP: Student Support Specialist

Program Start/End Date
05/16/2022  -   08/19/2022

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations COLORADO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/29/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Al Huckins
215 N Linden St
Cortez   CO   81321
8656614409
alh@unitedway-swco.org
www.teamupforsummer.org

Listing ID 103140


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