Massachusetts Promise Fellow

Massachusetts Promise Fellowship

About the organization

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship believes that all young people in the Commonwealth have a right to the resources they need to be successful in life. These include; a caring adult, a safe place, a healthy start, an effective education, and an opportunity to serve. We deliver these 5 promises to youth by training emerging leaders who commit one year of service to support and provide these needed resources to youth throughout the Commonwealth.

Duties

The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship (MPF) is an AmeriCorps program dedicated to increasing youth academic enrichment and college and career exploration through Out-of-School-Time (OST) interventions and data-driven programming. We are a passionate team that strives every day to empower young people to succeed as part of a national movement to achieve education equity. We do this because we believe that all young people have a right to Caring Adults, Safe Spaces, A Healthy Start, An Effective Education, and An Opportunity to Serve.

As a Mass Promise Fellow, you will serve at one of our partner youth-serving programs at schools, city agencies, and community-based organizations in Massachusetts. Your mission will be to build intentional relationships with young people between 6th and 12th grade and support their academic engagement or post-secondary success. You will work to decrease the dropout rate, close the opportunity gap, and support the futures of youth. If you believe in the power of relationship building to positively impact the life of a young person, this role is for you.

Qualifications

This opportunity might be a good fit if you…
 Have experience building relationships with youth
 Have provided administrative support in an office setting
 Are an empathetic listener
 Prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects effectively
 Have experience communicating with a variety of partners in a timely manner
 Think on your feet, learn new things quickly, and are a creative problem solver
 Have experience being part of a team and know when to ask for help
 Believe that young people deserve care, encouragement, and support to reach their full potential
 Want to join a caring community of service-minded individuals invested in social justice and education equity

Minimal Qualifications
To be eligible for the Fellowship, you must…
 Have at least a high school degree or GED equivalent
 Be at least 17 years old
 Be willing to comply with a criminal background check
 Be a US Citizen or US National or Permanent Resident Alien

Salary

Stipend

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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