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20-21 PCC Academic Engagement Specialist (Middle School)
Peace Community Center is a non-profit organization committed to supporting Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood children, youth and young adults to reach their full potential. The Center lives out its mission through its educationally focused programs and by building relationships that support students to be successful from elementary school through their post-secondary education. Service Team AmeriCorps members serve directly with students, their families, the schools and community members to live out this mission and serve within the Center's Elementary, Middle School or High School, College and Career Programs. At the Middle School level, Academic Engagement Specialists serve students within Jason Lee Middle School during the school day and in the after-school space, providing 1 on 1 academic coaching, tutoring, instruction, and enrichment programs. Through service and professional development, our hope is that Peace Community Center AmeriCorps members will 1. Grow as individuals through increased self-awareness and commitment to social justice based in critical self-reflection on values, identity, and worldview; 2. Develop a strong connection to community, both within the Center and the local Tacoma community through ongoing team-building and group development projects and family and community events in Tacoma; 3. Be supported and challenged to gain skills to lead as professionals in our community and to advance Peace Community Center's mission, vision, and values. Please visit our website to learn more about the Center's Service Team at Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled.
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Member Duties : Academic Engagement Specialists oversee a caseload of students and are charged to build meaningful relationships with students, families, teachers, and administrators to support the students academic and social growth. The key areas Academic Engagement Specialists focus on with our students is math improvement and school attendance. Key responsibilities of the Academic Engagement Specialists include: provide one-on-one and small group tutoring in all subjects; design and facilitate enrichment activities based on member and student interests and skill sets; manage data collection and reporting; coordinate and direct program volunteers; support family engagement events and communicate with families on students progress throughout program' and support the design, planning, and implementation of spring break programming, as well as our Summer Academy program.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  First Aid ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Veterans ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development . 
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20-21 PCC Academic Engagement Specialist (Middle School)

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2020  -   08/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  


Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2020  To  12/31/2020 

Contact Samantha Coy
2106 S Cushman Ave
Tacoma   WA   98405

Listing ID 95048