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Programs Assistant (AmeriCorps Position)

Company: Steps to Success Inc.
Location: brookline
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Commitment Required: 40 hours per week on averageService from September through the end of JulyAttend occasional events occurring in the evenings: STS Step Up Celebration, Recognition Ceremony, parent or student meetings, etc. (approximately once a month)Organizational Overview: Steps to Success (STS) was founded as a public-private partnership to address the unequal academic outcomes of students living in Brooklines Public Housing. In collaboration with the Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) and the Public Schools of Brookline, STS provides individualized support and comprehensive services to students living in public housing. Starting in grade 4, STS works with BHAs students and families so that students not only graduate but thrive academically in school, explore careers, and obtain their college degree. We have a proven track record in narrowing the achievement gap between low-income students and their higher-income counterparts in Brookline.Position Overview:The Programs Assistant supports and reports directly to the Career Exploration Manager, helping to facilitate career development opportunities for students from Brookline High School.Service will focus largely around the successful implementation of our Work Connections internship program and other career development opportunities.Additionally, the Programs Assistant will collaborate with other staff on agency-wide priorities and events and will provide support to our After Hours University and Teen Advantage programs.Roles and Responsibilities:Regularly serve in supportive role for Steps High School programming:Provide direct service program support by attending Work Connections program workshops, events, and meetingsProvide direct service program support for After Hours University and Teen Advantage programsCommunicate with students, school staff, and internship sitesAssist with curriculum planningResearch potential job and internship opportunities for Steps studentsDesign communication tools (e.g. flyers, social media, brochures)Assist with recruitment and enrollment of participantsAssist with logistical coordination (space, materials, food, etc.)Provide data collection and office assistance related to student demographics and grant reportingProvide outreach to STS families as necessarySupport (in conjunction with internal staff committees) two large scale events: STS Recognition Ceremony and STS Step Up Celebration

Keywords: Steps to Success Inc., Brookline , Programs Assistant (AmeriCorps Position), Other , brookline, Massachusetts

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