AmeriCorps Tutor- Hands On Atlanta
Hands On Atlanta
About the organization
At Hands On Atlanta, we connect changemakers to nonprofits and schools in need, while engaging socially responsible companies to help make a difference in our community. Our education programs provide focused impact in the areas of Youth Development, Education, and Family Support + Self-Sufficiency. Hands On Atlanta's AmeriCorps program has been supporting students in the metro Atlanta area for over 25 years. Our program supports 60 State and National AmeriCorps members at multiple elementary and middle schools.
Major areas of responsibility for the AmeriCorps Full-Time Tutor position include:
•Tutor small groups of students at an elementary or middle school with the goal of growing students’ proficiency in ELA and/or math.
•Track student progress through maintaining detailed and accurate records of tutoring sessions. Submit timely progress reports of student data using Hands On Atlanta’s internal software and assist in collecting broader student data sets as needed.
•Support teachers and school administrators by assisting students, co-planning lessons, leading learning activities, and participating in school events.
•Foster meaningful and productive relationships with students, teachers, school officials, and parents.
•Attend Discovery and engage with community volunteers up to 14 Saturdays over the school year. This includes helping with volunteer recruitment and recognition, sign-in, lesson facilitation, and student support.
•Coordinate and support volunteers during national and local days of service, including MLK Day and Hands On Atlanta Day.
•Create and maintain a “service journal” to capture reflections and stories of impact.
•Participate in AmeriCorps trainings and development days, and complete a Leadership/Legacy project at the end of your service term.
•Be an engaged member of the Hands On Atlanta AmeriCorps cohort and a service leader at your host school.
•Volunteer/community service experience in schools and/or nonprofits, and with children
•Demonstrated leadership ability
•Adaptability and perseverance in the face of obstacles
•Strong interpersonal skills
•High level of professionalism
•Ability to maintain positive and respectful rapport with students, parents, and community members
•Able to seek out and work effectively with others who have diverse perspectives, talents, and backgrounds; contribute to a team climate in which differences are valued and supported
•Effective communication skills, including comfort with public speaking
•Highly organized; ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and achieve goals in a face-paced environment
•Ability to create thoughtful and thorough documentation of interactions with children, parents, and volunteers
•Eagerness to learn, contribute, and grow
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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