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Site Coordinator, RISE

Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

He or she is responsible for daily operations of RISE at each location.

Duties Include:
1)      Purchasing learning aids, supplies, and enhancement materials.
2)      Disseminating snacks, learning aids, supplies, and enhancement materials.
3)      Ensuring appropriate student-teacher ratios at all times.
4)      Retaining students’ emergency contact information. Responding to emergencies by calling 911, the student’s family, and any other necessary protocol based on CPR and First Aid training.
5)      Assisting students as they line up and load into the bus or prepare to walk home. 6)      Keeping and tracking attendance to ensure that average daily attendance is at or above 70 percent.
7)      Recruiting students to fills spots that open up due to any reason.
8)      Participating in meetings to discuss program quality and improvement tactics.
9)      Communicating with enhancement partners when there are scheduling conflicts or changes in plans.
10)    Interacting with school staff and family involvement specialists as frequently as possible to ensure open communication and school support of the program offering.    11)  Participating in NAZA professional development opportunities. At a minimum the coordinator must attend YPQA Basics and Introduction to Positive Youth Development.
12)    Communicating with the program director, volunteers, external assessor, NAZA zone director, and NAZA director.
13)    Helping resolve issues of conflict with students.
14)    Responding to requests for information from NAZA south central zone director and NAZA director.
15)    Planning site-specific showcase events and supervising students on field trips.
16)    Managing and leading staff (2) of AmeriCorps members at the site.

He or she is also responsible for leading the academic learning and enhancement time.

Duties Include:
1)      Lead academic learning time, based on both the provided tool kit and original lesson plan preparation and delivery.
2)      Facilitating enhancement activities as needed.
3)      Participating in a continual process of improving the program’s delivery.
4)      Following all policies and processes as outlined by the program’s guiding framework.

Site coordinators receive $13.50 per hour, for up to 18 hours per week, throughout the school year.

Job Type: Part-time

Contact Information and Procedure:

Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Lead Tutor, AmeriCorps

Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

CRIT’s (Center for Refugees and Immigrants) afterschool program, Refugee and Immigrant Students Empowered (RISE), currently serves a total of 75 refugee and immigrant students at 5 sites across Nashville. CRIT plans to hire 10 AmeriCorps members to assist at the 5 sites. AmeriCorps members will lead academic learning time, based on the provided tool kit and their own original lesson plan preparation. Members will also facilitate enhancement activities  (arts-based programming, as well as STEM projects, service learning, etc.) as needed. As part of the site team, members will participate in a continual process of improving the program’s delivery and follow all policies and processes as outlined by the program’s guiding framework. AmeriCorps members MUST be available Monday through Friday 3:30 pm - 6:15 pm from September 15, 2015 - December 17, 2015 and January 11, 2016 - April 15, 2016.

The RISE director will train the 10 new AmeriCorps members alongside site directors beginning in August of 2015. Beginning in September, site directors, AmeriCorps members, volunteers, and partners will provide instruction to students and facilitate learning 4 days per week at each site.   AmeriCorps members will receive a living stipend of $3,800 for 450 hours of service.

After completion of service, members are eligible for an educational award of $1,493. The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received by participants who complete a term of service in AmeriCorps program. The education award may be used to pay educational costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions (including many technical schools and GI-Bill approved educational programs), as well as to repay qualified student loans.

In addition to valuable training in cross-cultural communication, classroom management, and teaching English Language Learners (ELLs), AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to earn their certificate in positive youth development and CPR certification (from Precious Hearts), as well as attend a number of other professional development workshops on engaging youth through the YMCA and the Weikart Center.

Job Type: VISTA/AmeriCorps

Contact Information and Procedure:

Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Interpreters

CRIT provides quality interpreters and translators for a variety of clients.  All languages are welcome.  If you are interested in working as an interpreter and/or translator, please send a cover letter and resume to Khadra Yuser at [email protected].