Elementary Literacy Tutor (Denver Metro or Northern Colorado)

Colorado Youth for a Change

About the organization

Colorado Youth for a Change (CYC) is an educational nonprofit organization with a statewide scope, which provides direct service to high school aged youth. CYC’s mission is to solve Colorado’s dropout crisis. CYC utilizes an outreach, relationship, and case management approach to support in-school youth to remain in school. CYC started Corps for a Change in 2015 as a way to increase preventative programming within the organization. Corps for a Change focuses on attendance and school engagement support.

Due to limited characters in this job posting, please visit the Corps for a Change webpage for more information about the program:
https://youthforachange.org/join-americorps/join-americcorps-corps-for-change/

Duties

Position Duties

Quickly build relationships with youth identified with low attendance
Monitor student attendance and conduct one on one meetings to support students in being successful in school (academics, attendance, social-emotional needs, general school engagement)
Engage parents/guardians through phone calls, meetings, and home visits
Provide tutoring to students as needed
Address barriers to student learning by connecting them with in-school and local community service providers so they may focus on school
Track all students’ progress within CYC’s database, school databases, and other spreadsheets
Complete CYC intake process (pre- and post-survey, identities and life events information)

Due to limited characters in this job posting, please visit the Corps for a Change webpage for more information about the program:
https://youthforachange.org/join-americorps/join-americcorps-corps-for-change/
Member will collaborate with school staff, students, families, and CYC staff in order to successfully accomplish responsibilities

Qualifications

18 years of age or older
Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
Have a high school diploma or G.E.D; College degree or some college experience preferred.
Not have served more than the allowed number of AmeriCorps terms previous to this term.
Submit to a full background check, including a sex offender registry check, state criminal history registry check, and FBI fingerprint-based check. This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations and selection is contingent upon satisfactory results of these checks.
Strong planning and time-management skills.
Strong capacity to be flexible and adaptable to varied circumstances.
Consistent follow-through.
Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from coaches and program staff.
Ability to work with diverse personalities.
Ability to adapt to a sometimes challenging and high-pressure environment.
Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity.

Salary

Monthly Stipend, Education Award, Student Loan Postponement, Mileage Reimbursement,

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please contact Jennifer at [email protected] to begin the application process or to answer any questions.

Due to limited characters in this job posting, please visit the Corps for a Change webpage for more information about the program:
https://youthforachange.org/join-americorps/join-americcorps-corps-for-change/

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