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*Goodwill*-Robert Frost Charter School-North Conway, NH
 
 
 
Goodwill places AmeriCorps members in schools and nonprofits to increase student engagement through targeted mentoring of students that face significant challenges and need additional interventions to succeed in school and life. Members utilize the Check and Connect mentoring model supporting students through: 1) Weekly one-on-one check-ins with 15-25 students. 2) Weekly Monitoring Forms, gathering behavioral and school data. 3) Connecting students to needed interventions. 4) Connecting with families. Member support is provided through mentoring, academic support, service learning, additional interventions, and/or planning for or recruiting volunteers to support these activities. Check and Connect is a research proven model created by the University of Minnesota, proven to increase academic engagement, decrease absences and tardiness, and improve persistence in students who are disengaged or at risk of dropout. Additional information can be found at http://checkandconnect.umn.edu/ The Robert Frost Public Charter School is a tuition-free public school that opened in the fall of 2012. RFCS provides students with a nurturing environment where each child is supported as a unique individual. Multi-age classrooms encourage older students to grow as role models and enable younger students to learn from their older peers in a way that promotes social and emotional growth as well as academic. The mission of the school is to create life-long learners by providing an intellectually rich and challenging experience to develop 21st Century Skills through a blending of Montessori tradition and Project-Based Learning. Dedicated educators meet students where they are academically, socially and emotionally to foster students’ individuality and critical thinking skills, preparing them for scholastic, civic and personal success in the 21st Century.
 
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Member Duties : This AmeriCorps member will promote and support the organization and maintenance of a mixed-age classroom environment (3 year age span) to develop critical 21st Century Skills in ALL children. The member will provide specific support to teachers in their pursuit of building service-learning and experiential education into their curriculum. The member will support individual student academic and social skill development, implement activities that develop leadership and collaboration skills and support project group collaboration experiences.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Spanish-speaking Skills ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
*Goodwill*-Robert Frost Charter School-North Conway, NH

Program Start/End Date
08/21/2015  -   07/21/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Accepting Applications
From  04/17/2015  To  08/21/2015 

Contact Scott Dupee
38 Locke Rd
Concord   NH   03301
603-223-0603
scott.dupee@goodwillnne.org
www.goodwillnne.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 51386


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