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    City Year AmeriCorps Member | Full-Time K-10 Tutor and Mentor: Chicago

    Details

    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: Academic Year
    • Start Month: July, August
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Not Available
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Minimum Cost: Free
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    Overview

    City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school. They help to ensure that students in under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community.

    City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school. They help to ensure that students in under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community.

    ABOUT CITY YEAR

    A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy. A 2015 study shows that schools that partner with City Year were up to two-to-three times more likely to improve on math and English assessments. City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa.

    WHAT YOU’LL DO

    As a City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on helping students get and/or remain on track to graduate by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate.

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    As appropriate to the activity and at the direction of the school district, school partner, and/or City Year, service and member development may be delivered in-person or through a virtual platform such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Classroom, Schoology, Nearpod and Canvas. City Year AmeriCorps member uniforms are required and are provided by City Year.

    Academic support:

    • Assist school administrators and teachers in identifying students who would benefit from participating in City Year programs
    • Plan tutoring sessions and provide small-group and one-to-one literacy and/or math tutoring to elementary, middle and high school youth
    • Support student academic success in the classroom by partnering with teachers and school staff to facilitate differentiated learning activities
    • Create, support and/or co-lead literacy and/or math-focused events to enrich school literacy and/or math culture and climate
    • Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs recognizing and appreciating growth and/or achievement in literacy and/or math
    • Record time spent with students providing small group and one-to-one tutoring in our data management system
    • Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule
    • Support a positive classroom environment by reinforcing the teacher's classroom routines and expectations and encouraging on-task student engagement
    • Participate in leadership development training, be coached by staff members to improve performance and to participate as a member of the team and site
    • Engagement & Positive School Climate Participation
    • Provide small group and one-to-one social-emotional skills development programs and attendance coaching to elementary, middle and high school youth
    • Support and/or conduct extended day programming through the facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning and leadership development
    • Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs to recognize and appreciate significant growth and achievement in the social-emotional development and positive behavior
    • Engage students as leaders to help plan and/or lead event elements
    • Record time spent with students providing social-emotional development programs, attendance coaching, and other services such as after-school programming in our data management system
    • Facilitate coaching sessions for small groups of students on building social-emotional learning skills
    • Promote a positive learning environment by modeling positive peer behaviors like respect, timeliness, attendance, and listening
    • Create an engaging classroom space

    Secondary activities may include:

    • Contributing to overall school performance by engaging parents, coordinating enrichment programs for students, serving as role models and helping to enhance the school culture
    • Supporting and developing thematic events to engage community stakeholders
    • Supporting, creating and/or co-leading events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in attendance
    • Welcoming students at the start of the school day
    • Placing calls to the homes of absent students
    • Providing homework assistance to a consistent group of students before and after school
    • Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule

    BENEFITS YOU'LL RECEIVE

    • Bi-weekly living stipend Post-service Segal education award (for those who have not earned the value of two full awards)
    • Option to enroll in City Year's AmeriCorps member health insurance plan
    • Loan forbearance on qualifying student loans
    • $500 (pre-tax) relocation payment if relocating 50 miles or more for service
    • Uniform provided by ARAMARK
    • Exclusive scholarships to over 100 colleges and universities
    • Networking and professional development Leadership development training
    • Childcare for parents who qualify
    • Health insurance
    • Curalinc Employee Assistance Program
    • Talkspace Therapy Program
    • Benefit Advocate Center
    • Bi-weekly living stipend
    • AmeriCorps child care benefits program
    • Workers’ compensation
    • Relocation support
    • Localized benefits
    • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payments
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    • City Year Alumni Association
    • University partnerships and scholarships
    • Career partners

    City Year Locations:

    • Central Region
      • Baton Rouge, LA
      • Dallas, TX
      • New Orleans, LA
      • San Antonio, TX
      • Tulsa, OK
    • Midwest Region
      • Chicago, IL
      • Cleveland, OH
      • Columbus, OH
      • Detroit, MI
      • Kansas City, MO
      • Milwaukee, WI
    • East Region
      • Boston, MA
      • Buffalo, NY
      • Manchester, NH
      • New York, NY
      • Philadelphia, PA
      • Providence, RI
      • Washington, D.C.
      • South Region
      • Columbia, SC
      • Jacksonville, FL
      • Little Rock, AR
      • Memphis, TN
      • Miami, FL
      • Orlando, FL
    • West Region
      • Denver, CO
      • Los Angeles, CA
      • Sacramento, CA
      • San José, CA
      • Seattle, WA
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