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Seven Hills Foundation Advisor - Dynamy Youth Academy (John S. Laws Scholars Institute) in Worcester, Massachusetts

Dynamy Youth Academy (John S. Laws Scholars Institute) is an after-school college success and leadership program for promising but under-served Worcester high school students. The program’s unique hands-on, real world educational approach and one-to-one mentoring help students strengthen their talents, skills, and confidence. Our student-centered, outside-of-the-traditional-classroom design augments the work of the Worcester Public Schools, helping students to further develop both the will (resiliency, self-advocacy, perseverance) and the skill (academic knowledge, study habits, college navigation) for success in college and in life. Please visit ya.dynamy.org for more information about the program.

  • Mentor and guide 10th and 11th grade students through individual and group advising.

  • Participate in weekly program planning.

  • Ensure that students are on track with fulfilling their Dynamy graduation requirements; community service, internships, and attendance requirements.

  • Ensure that you are following through with students' attendance and that you are informing parents and guidance counselors about any student issues.

  • Monitor students' grades quarterly and ensure that students receive tutoring if necessary

  • Serve as staff at weekly tutoring programming.

  • Schedule guided tours of post-secondary institutions in and around Worcester, MA.

  • Anything else as assigned by the Coordinator and/or Director.

  • BA/BS in Education, Counseling, or related field required.

  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Familiarity with the educational needs of disadvantaged populations.

  • Experience working with youth populations from diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with school/agency/institution personnel.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, etc.)

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.

Affiliate: YOU, Inc.

ID: 19548

Schedule: Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm, with flexibility to work weekends and overnights periodically throughout the year.

External Company Name: Seven Hills Foundation

External Company URL: www.sevenhills.org

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