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.
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