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2014-2015 Fellow Positions

2014-2015 Host Site Organizations have been selected! Position descriptions will continue to be added until mid-April, so check back frequently to view the descriptions. All applications must fill out a General Application in addition to sending a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to each of the host site organizations listed below. Host site contact information can be found within each service description.

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2014-2015 Fellow Positions
Open Positions

America SCORES New England
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Alumni Coordinator
Boston Community Leadership Academy

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Coordinator of After-School Leadership & Community Service
Boys & Girls Club of Boston- Jordan Club
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Life After Club Coordinator
Brockton Mayor's Office

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow
Brooke Charter Schools
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Career Support Specialist
Crossroads for Kids
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Match & Mentor Fellow
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Office of Workforce Development
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/DCFI Workfroce Development Fellow
East End House
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Middle & High School Program Fellow
Girls Incorporated of Lynn
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College Mentoring Fellow
Greater Fall River Re-Creation
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow
Hyde Square Task Force
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Paths to College & Careers Fellow
Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health (MassCOSH)
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Teens Lead @ Work Fellow
Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Youth
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Safe Schools Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Community Health Improvement
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Scholars Fellow
MathPOWER- Yawkey
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Voice Expansion Fellow
North Shore Community Development Coalition
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Alumni & Community Service Coordinator
North Shore Community Action Programs/Salem Cyberspace
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/STEM Fellow
Old Colony YMCA
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Advocate
Pernet Family Health Service
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Homework Club Fellow
Prospect Hill Charter Academy
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Service Corps Fellow
Railroad Street Youth Project
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Jobs & Careers Fellow
Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
St. Stephen's Youth Programs
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College & Career Fellow
Stoughton Youth Commission
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Leadership & Civic Engagement Fellow
The Food Project
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Programs Fellow
Tutoring Plus
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/School & Family Liaison Fellow
Tutoring Plus
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Science & Math Expansion Fellow
uAspire-Greater Boston
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/After-School Coordinator
uAspire-Springfield
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/After-School Coordinator
Vietnamese-American Initiative for Development (Viet-AID)
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
West End House
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Academic Support Fellow
Youth Enrichment Services
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College Prep Fellow
ZUMIX, Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Pathways Coordinator

Filled Positions
Boston Public Health Commission
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Engaging Men & Boys Coordinator
Fall River Public Schools
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Freshman Academy Fellow
Health Resources in Action
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/The 84 Movement Fellow
MathPOWER- South Boston
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Peer Tutor-Mentor Fellow
Northeastern University Marine Science Center
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Beach Sister Program Fellow
Science Club for Girls
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow

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America SCORES New England—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Alumni Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.americascores.org

BOSTON-America SCORES New England’s mission is to inspire Boston youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.  Our innovative after-school SCORES Program uniquely combines soccer activities, language arts workshops, and service-learning projects into a single after-school program to address three areas of critical need in the lives of Boston’s low-income urban youth: health, literacy, and community building. The SCORES Alumni Leadership Academy (ALA) provides former SCORES poet-athletes who are currently enrolled in the Boston Public High Schools with opportunities for leadership development through soccer and service-learning. Additionally, the Fellow will provide employment opportunities and resources for college and career preparation. The Alumni Fellow will be responsible for building an inclusive community that utilizes the SCORES alumni’s passion for soccer and their shared experience of the SCORES Program to provide resources for college preparation and personal development.

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Boston Community Leadership Academy—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Coordinator of After-School Leadership & Community Service (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.bclaboston.net

BOSTON-The Boston Community Leadership Academy’s (BCLA) mission is to develop the capacity for leadership in all students by empowering them to make positive contributions to our communities. This year’s Fellow will expand upon the After School Service and Leadership Program, which places students in after school volunteer opportunities and internships and also provides after school service opportunities for students at the school. The Fellow will research local community organizations such as YMCA’s, libraries, advocacy groups, as well as day-care centers, nursing homes, and other facilities where students can serve and make a difference and assess students’ needs and interests. The Fellow will coordinate logistics of volunteering and accompany students to the initial visit of their placement. S/he would monitor the students’ service, through BCLA’s tracking system. Additionally, the Fellow will coordinate and supervise the school-based program offering after-school service opportunities for students and provide direction using Generation Citizen’s curriculum. Finally, s/he will co-facilitate a Fall and Spring Community Fair and Showcase.

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Boston Public Health Commission—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Engaging Men & Boys Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.bphc.org

BOSTON-The Boston Public Health Commission provides a variety of services to protect, promote and preserve the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable.  The Commission operates more than 30 different programs that are dedicated to the core priorities of expanding preventation strategies, increasing access to health care, and reducing and eliminating racial disparities in the measures of good health. 
The Fellow will create a sustainable system to support young people throughout their school year and in their personal lives.  This will include tracking and measuring our Peer Leaders’ progress in school; goal and benchmark creation, and college prep.  The Fellow will develop new activities, such as workshops or bring in agencies that can help guide and encourage our Peer Leaders to succeed personally and academically.  The workshops we plan to create will focus around college preparation, finanacial aid/financial planning, and college readiness.  They will build relationships and create systems of communications with parents and teachers to ensure academic success.  On non-program days we can offer study sessions or help sessions to assist our young people to thrive in a healthy and loving environment.
Additionally the fellow will assist in the coordination of our after school program infrastructure at community based after school program sites; identifying effective peer-lead trainings that will increase the peer leaders’ knowledge and ability to facilitate workshops with adults; presenting on teen dating violence and the Start Strong initiative at community venues; evaluating the curriculum and program of the EMB Boys Group. 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston-Jordan Club—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Life After Club Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.bgcb.org

CHELSEA-The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is to help young people, especially those who need us most, build strong character and realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders. We do this by providing a safe haven filled with hope and opportunity, ongoing relationships with caring adults, and life-enhancing programs. The Life After the Club (LATC) Fellow will identify and implement strategies to expand the capacity of LATC’s mentoring component, and perform direct service activities for a core group of teens at the Jordan Club in Chelsea. Over the course of the 2014-2015 program year, the Fellow will improve the quality and effectiveness of LATC, a teen program that helps ensure members, ages 15 to 18, have goals for their post-Club lives, plans for how to achieve them, and the skills and resources needed to be successful. The Fellow will expand and strengthen the capacity of its mentoring component, the foundation of the program. S/he will perform critical direct service activities for a core group of 60 teens at our Jordan Club in Chelsea.

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Brockton Mayor's Office—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.brockton.ma.us

BROCKTON-The Mayor’s Office of Brockton works collaboratively with other local agencies to provide resources for youth.  It is responsible for a variety of services to the citizens that include, but are not limited to, public safety, public works, and recreation.  The Fellow serving with the Brockton Mayor's Office will work on a number of local youth development initiatives related to Brockton’s Promise, a partnership between the Mayor’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office in an effort to provide five essential promises to the young people in Brockton, including access to a caring adult, a healthy start, safe places to work and grow, an effective education, and an opportunity to help others. Projects will include recruiting and developing new local youth leaders , convening the annual Mayor’s Youth Summit, supporting the development of a youth leadership council in the B.B. Russell Alternative High School, recruiting youth for the Hillstrom Park Engagement Project and engaging the leadership council in an out of school setting.

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Brooke Charter Schools—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Career Support Specialist (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.ebrooke.org
BOSTON-Brooke Charter Schools has an unrelenting focus on getting our scholars to and through college. Our three K-8 schools serve to prepare students for the academic rigors of high school, however it is the mission of the Office of High School and College Success (OHSCS) to ensure that all Brooke Alumni: a) complete high school b) are prepared with the skills and experiences necessary to enroll in and graduate from a higher education institution. The Fellow will work collaboratively with the OHSCS staff to engage 25 high school age alumni to take part in a career pathway program. The program will involve: a) individual meetings with the Fellow b) career workshops c) job shadow opportunities d) summer job or intership placements e) and monthly community service opportunities. Additionally, the Fellow will support all 250+ alumni through events open to the entire community as well as through print and electronic resources.

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Crossroads for Kids—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Match & Mentor Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.crossroads4kids.org
DUXBURY-Crossroads for Kids’ mission is to inspire at-risk youth to develop their innate potential to be the next generation of diverse young leaders in Greater Boston, breaking the cycle of poverty and underachievement and yielding systemic change in the communities where they live. Though a unique combination of immersive summer camp and year-round mentoring and enrichment programs, Crossroads provides youth ages 7-18 years old with comprehensive support, resources and opportunities that guide them toward responsible citizenship, academic success, higher education, and meaningful careers. The Fellow will develop programming and build capacity to support Crossroads for Kids commitment to providing consistent and supportive mentoring relationships for our youth throughout the school year. The Fellow will work to identify promising connections between our upper and lower grade level youth to create a Match & Mentor program (student/student). These connections will be cultivated into formal mentorships as the Fellow delegates assigned students to mentors, plans training, meet-up opportunities, and social emotional/academic education activities for all participants. The Fellow will also analyze and develop our existing Leadership Coach (staff/student) program for 3rd-7th graders.

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Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Office of Workforce Development—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/DCFI Workforce Development Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full service description)
For more information, go to www.dana-farber.org
BOSTON-Dana- Farber Cancer Institute’s (DFCI) mission is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As an employer and patient-centered facility, DFCI places high importance on addressing workforce diversity, particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. Serving as a point of entry into the workforce, DFCI Student Training Program (STP) based out of the Human Resources Office of Workforce Development represents one of several integrated efforts to meet this imperative. The DFCI Fellow will work closely with Workforce Defelopment staff to plan, implement, and evaluate the College Achievement Program (CAP) for academic-year student trainees and 2015 summer job interns.  CAP includes a 20-week college readiness curriculum that includes weekly workshops on the college application and financial aid/scholarship process, two out-of-state college tours, and ongoing support to student trainees in college readiness and success. Successful candidates will be familiar with the college placement process, experience in curriculum development, and familiarity with resources available in this area.     

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East End House-Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Middle & High School Program Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.eastendhouse.org
CAMBRIDGE-East End House Community Center uses a holistic approach to promote the wellbeing, academic achievement, and successful transition to adulthood of children and youth from under-resourced families in Cambridge and surrounding communities. As part of the approach, East End House provides support services to a diverse population, from infants to seniors, with wraparound services for families. Core programs include a Child Care Program, School Age and Middle School Programs in out-of-school time, and a developing High School Program. The Fellow will develop the High School Program as an extension of the Middle School Program, focusing on developing the academic skills and internal assets necessary to be successful at the college level and beyond. The Fellow will coordinate the growth of this program by enhancing youth’s career exploration, service-learning and college preparation. 

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Fall River Public Schools—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Freshman Academy Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.fallriverschools.org
FALL RIVER-The mission of Fall River Public Schools is to provide a quality education so that all students will attain their fullest potential and become responsible members of society. The Freshman Academy Fellow will lead B.M.C. Durfee High School’s Freshman Academy Extended Learning Center (ELC). The Fellow will coordinate services for 9th grade students in the ELC program, which will be comprised of 70 students, 20 of which will be peer tutors and 50 will be students who received a warning of failure during the 1st term of their freshman year. ELC services will include tutoring, grade recovery, family outreach, and referral to summer academic and employment opportunities.

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Girls Inc. of Lynn—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College Mentoring Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)

For more information, go to www.girlsinclynn.org
LYNN-The mission of Girls Inc. of Lynn is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold by meeting the needs of girls in the community, developing girls’ capacity to overcome the effects of discrimination and be self-sufficient, responsible members of the community, and by serving as a vigorous advocate for all girls. Girls Inc. of Lynn has been operating since 1942, serving girls ages 6-18 emphasizing six core themes: self-reliance & life skills; careers & life planning; leadership & community action; health & sexuality; culture & heritage; sports & adventure. The College Mentoring Fellow will have primary responsibility over all College Access and College Mentoring Programs at Girls Inc. As part of the weekly College Mentoring Program, s/he will facilitate junior and senior mentoring, revise the resource notebooks and Girls Inc. “Lynn College Planning” website with up-to date information while also supporting mentor/mentee relationships. The Fellow will also plan college visits, workshops, answer college related questions from teens and run summer college success workshops. Additionally, the Fellow will create a new Junior college mentoring curriculum that will enhance the programs goals and the skills of girls in the program to better prepare for their senior year of high school. Finally, the Fellow will work with his/her supervisor to regularly assess and evaluate the College Access and Mentoring Programs using pre/post tools, feedback sessions, and observations.

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Greater Fall River Re-Creation—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.gfrrec.org.org
FALL RIVER-The Greater Fall River Re-Creation Committee, Inc. provides year-round recreational, educational, and cultural programs for Fall River residents with a particular emphasis on socioeconomically disadvantaged youth.  The agency’s goal is to provide a variety of programs ranging from participatory sports and creative classes to educational presentations and theatrical/musical performances for those who would otherwise be unable to afford or participate in these programs.  The Youth Development Fellow will work with the Youth Leadership Council (YLC) and the Promise Leaders of Tomorrow (PLOT) to finalize the Youth Master Plan development process, including public meetings and committee meetings to generate ideas that will create a shared vision for the future of Fall River’s youth over the next 20 years. YLC members will also take part in several community service-learning projects. The Fellow will be responsible for basic recruitment, training, and supervision, as well as evaluation and assessment.

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Health Resources in Action—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/The 84 Movement Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.hria.org
BOSTON-Health Resources in Action’s (HRiA) mission is to help people live healthier lives and create healthy communities through prevention, health promotion, policy development and research.  HRiA’s broad definition of health includes physical, mental and emotional health.  The organization is particularly focused on youth and improving the health of youth by building the capacity of community-based organizations, youth workers, educators, public health professionals, and youth themselves.  The Fellow will focus on developing “The 84 Movement” which is Massachusetts’ statewide youth tobacco prevention movement that builds the leadership skills of youth to limit the influence of the tobacco industry in communities and spread the social norm that most youth do not smoke. The Fellow will coordinate The 84’s Statewide Leadership Team (SLT), whose mission is to lead communities across MA in the fight against Big Tobacco. The Fellow will manage all facets of the SLT, including recruitment, coordination and training. The Fellow will work with the SLT to build their leadership skills so that they can provide authentic feedback and ideas on how to strengthen the Movement and bring new skills and knowledge back to their own 84 Chapters.

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Hyde Square Task Force-Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Paths to Colleges & Careers Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.hydesquare.org
BOSTON-The mission of Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) is to develop the skills of youth and their families in order to empower and enhance their own lives and build a strong and vibrant urban community. We accomplish this by engaging young people in Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and across Boston using a unique Youth Community Development model: using community focused-activities to build skills like critical thinking and communication, while providing mentoring and support which prepares teens to succeed in college and future careers. The Fellow will be tasked with expanding the Paths to College and Careers Program (PCCP) to ensure that all youth participants have access to academic support.  She/he will assist in managing the implementation of an intensive, thoughtful tutoring and academic remediation program, piloted by a previous Fellow. In doing so, the Fellow will spearhead our organization’s efforts to ensure that all youth participants have access to an effective education by expanding and strengthening our academic remediation programs. This will entail conducting individual academic assessments for each of our PCCP participants, and working with teens to develop individualized action plans for success. The Fellow will also develop the curriculum for the Saturday mentoring sessions by reviewing the previous year’s curricula and aligning them to the vision of the organization. The Fellow will also assist in the Volunteer Recruitment process, in making sure that s/he can help in identifying the right volunteer for the organization so that the youth can establish a lasting mentoring relationship. The Fellow will also assist in conducting SAT and MCAS prep workshops for youth who are preparing for the exams.

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Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health (MassCOSH)Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Teens Lead @ Work Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.masscosh.org

BOSTON-MassCOSH is a nonprofit, membership coalition that organizes and advocates for safe jobs and healthy communities. Based in Dorchester, MassCOSH focuses on immigrants and people of color in the lowest paid and the most unsafe/unhealthy jobs, and engages them in efforts to improve workplace conditions and civic participation to have a voice in policies that govern these conditions. Through a four-tiered approach combining popular education, participatory action research, community organizing, and policy advocacy, MassCOSH engages its constituents directly in the process of identifying and developing strategies to promote improvements in their workplaces and communities. The Fellow at MassCOSH will work specifically on the Teens Lead @ Work program, a youth led education and organizing program in which peer leaders identify environmental hazards and unsafe conditions at work, in school, or in their community and then develop and implement solutions to these issues.

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Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Youth—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Safe Schools Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.mass.gov/cgly/index.html

BOSTON-The Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth is established by law as an independent agency of the Commonwealth to recommend and advocate to all branches of state government effective policies, programs, and resources for LGBTQ youth to thrive. As part of its mission, the Commission partners with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) to jointly administer the Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students, which provides technical assistance on school climate and LGBTQ issues to schools and houses the Massachusetts GSA Network. Through the Network, students meet in state and regional councils to develop leadership skills and create change in their own schools and communities. . The Fellow will support the GSA Network by managing youth-led planning for the annual GSA Leadership Summit, coordinating State and Regional Council meetings, and building capacity for school climate change. This year, the Fellow will take primary responsibility for working with a core group of Boston GSA student leaders to strengthen the Boston Regional Council. The Fellow will be a critical voice in directing Network activities and providing logistical support for Safe Schools Program staff.

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Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Community Health Improvement—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Scholars Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for a full position description)
For more information, go to www.massgeneral.org/cchi/

BOSTON-The mission of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) is to collaborate with community and hospital partners to build and sustain healthier communities and to enhance the hospital’s responsiveness to patients and community members from diverse backgrounds. Over the past 19 years, the CCHI has worked with community partners in Chelsea, Revere, Charlestown, and Boston to assess needs and create more than 35 programs that prevent and reduce substance abuse and violence, increase access to care for vulnerable populations, eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care and provide opportunities for Boston youth. Building upon MGH Youth Scholar College Prep Initiative, the Fellow will expand program offerings and continue to facilitate the college readiness program for 9th and 10th grade scholars. The initiative’s goal is to ensure that MGH Youth Scholars are motivated and compelled to complete high school and matriculate and graduate from institutions of higher education.

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MathPOWER South Boston-Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Peer Tutor-Mentor Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.mathpower.neu.edu

BOSTON-MathPOWER is dedicated to taking a comprehensive approach to developing both proficiency in advanced mathematics and personal resiliency as vehicles to bring about transformational change in the lives of urban youth. MathPOWER is committed to helping students succeed in math as well as launching students on successful paths to pursue and complete post-secondary education. We envision a world in which all students achieve competency in advanced mathematics which serves as a gateway to lifelong learning and a productive career. The Fellow will expand the current Peer Tutor-Mentor program at Math*STARS/South Boston by including a student-led service learning project. The Peer Tutor-Mentors will commit to provide service hours to Math*STARS/South Boston in the interim between workshops and will journal their experiences as a means of assessment and accountability.

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MathPOWER Yawkey Club—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Voice Expansion Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.mathpower.neu.edu

BOSTON-MathPOWER is dedicated to taking a comprehensive approach to developing both proficiency in advanced mathematics and personal resiliency as vehicles to bring about transformational change in the lives of urban youth. MathPOWER is committed to helping students succeed in math as well as launching students on successful paths to pursue and complete post-secondary education. We envision a world in which all students achieve competency in advanced mathematics which serves as a gateway to lifelong learning and a productive career. The Fellow will expand the current Math*STARS/Yawkey Afterschool and Youth Advisory Board (YAB) programming by holding a leadership/youth voice event with the other Math*STARS sites. He/She will learn the best practices and lessons learned about the current YAB-led events in order to support youth in planning YAB events at other Math*STARS sites.

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Northeastern University Marine Science Center—Position Filled
For more information, go to www.northeastern.edu/marinescience

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Beach Sister Program Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
NAHANT-Since 1967, Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center (MSC) has generated outstanding teaching and research in the marine sciences. The MSC’s Outreach Program reaches over 5,000 people per year through various programs and events, and has traditionally focused on serving teachers and students in eastern Massachusetts. The MSC and Girls Inc. of Lynn have developed the Beach Sister program in order to address the needs of youth in the City of Lynn by pairing the resources of an informal science education center with a community-based organization. The Beach Sister program will help pave the way for school-aged girls living in an environmental justice community to develop scientific inquiry and citizenship skills, and to learn about studies and careers in marine science. The Fellow will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the Beach Sister program. The Fellow will be tasked with expanding the Peer Leader program for teens, developing a more substantial middle school curriculum, providing training and capacity-building opportunities for Girls Inc. staff, and carrying out a formal strategic planning and evaluation effort.  

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North Shore Community Development Coalition—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Alumni & Community Service Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.northshorecdc.org

SALEM-North Shore Community Development Coalition (CDC) invests in neighborhoods to create thriving communities in the North Shore region of Massachusetts. We envision a North Shore where every neighborhood is one of choice and opportunity. As the only community development organization serving the North Shore, we provide affordable housing for 300 households, empower residents through civic-engagement initiatives, and provide needs based programs to improve the quality of life for low-income families and individuals. Focusing on low-income and distressed neighborhoods, we’ve committed to transformational, sustainable revitalization in Salem, Peabody, and Beverly. North Shore CDC’s YouthBuild program empowers young adults with the competency and desire to transform their lives and improve their communities through education, employment, and leadership development. Our goal is to serve youth whose needs are not currently being met through traditional youth programming – this includes high school drop outs, homeless youth, or young adults who come from the lowest income neighborhoods in the communities we serve between the ages of 16 to 24.  YouthBuild North Shore is the newest member of the Massachusetts YouthBuild Coalition and the first of its kind to be in collaboration with a Charter school.  We have also grown to work with not only with the Salem Community Charter School, but have also forged partnerships with Habitat for Humanity North Shore, Salem Rotary, and North Shore Community College. These young adults are working towards their high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities. Emphasis is placed on leadership development, education, counseling, community service projects with tangible impacts, and future pursuits in college, careers, or both.

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North Shore Community Action Programs/Salem Cyberspace—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Stem Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.salemcyberspace.org  
SALEM -The Fellow at Salem CyberSpace will focus on identifying and developing an after school academic enrichment program to engage youth in grades 7-10 in STEM learning.  These programs will be hands-on activities that expose youth to ideas and develop skills to prepare them for STEM majors and careers. Activities will be specifically focused on careers to allow students to link the education and skills needed to achieve the career of their choice.  This linkage will help the students find the relevance in their education, thereby enhancing their engagement in learning.

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Old Colony YMCA—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Advocate (Click the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.oldcolonyymca.org

BROCKTON-The Mission of the Old Colony Y (OCY) is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. We seek to strengthen our communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Unique to OCY is our Social Service Branch, dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families create positive change, bridge gaps, and overcome obstacles through an array of programs including outreach, shelter, residential treatment, mental health, substance abuse, and other community based services. Big Sister Big Brother, (BSBB), part of our social service branch, is dedicated to providing children with professionally supported mentoring relationships that foster healthy self-concepts and encourage positive decision making skills. The Community Engagement Fellow will enhance mentor recruitment efforts, while dually supporting the identified needs of our existing Youth Leaders (YL) who are looking to develop their own mentoring and volunteerism skills.

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Pernet Family Health Service —Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Homework Club Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.pernetfamilyhealth.org

WORCESTER-Pernet Family Health Service was founded by the Little Sisters of the Assumption to address the physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs of individuals and families, especially poor families and ethnic minorities.  Pernet provides health and social programs to enhance family and community life.  Pernet supports the development of individuals and families to become self-sufficient, while also helping them secure the resources they need to succeed and survive, develop a strong social network, and get involved in community life. The Fellow at Pernet will help expand current services for youth by reaching 20-30 more children and youth, enhancing current service-learning activities, and further developing a mentoring component which benefits both youth and mentors in the community.

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Prospect Hill Academy Charter—Coming Soon!
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
For more information, go to www.prospecthillacademy.org

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Quincy Asian Resources, INC. (QARI)—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Service Corps Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www..org
QUINCY-Located on the water and the Red Line just south of Boston, Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.’s (QARI) mission is to foster and improve the social, cultural, economic and civic lives of Asian Americans and their families to benefit Quincy and its neighboring communities. Through collaborations and partnerships, we provide culturally competent services including adult education programs, youth development, and cultural events as well as information and referrals to public and other community organizations. The Fellow will be charged with expanding and deepening the impact of QARI’s Youth Service Corps program by improving program evaluations, structure, curriculum, and youth development. The Service Corps program recruits, coordinates and trains youth volunteers for QARI’s events and service projects; and developing college access workshops for high school students.

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Railroad Street Youth Project-Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Jobs & Careers Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.rsyp.org
GREAT BARRINGTON-Railroad Street Youth Project’s mission is to empower young people by supporting youth-inspired projects that promote responsibility, self-worth and intergenerational communication. At RSYP, youth explore their full potential and become equipped to meet the challenging transition to adulthood. The Fellow project will focus on integrating the Jobs & Careers Initiative into the Railroad Street Apprenticeship Program to strengthen the impact of each. He/she will continue to provide the ongoing services of the Jobs & Career Initiative by working with young people who visit the Drop-In Center on an as-needed basis to assess their specific needs around work-readiness and job placement and to explore opportunities for personal growth including higher education and training. The Fellow will: 1.) conduct outreach and offer direct services at Mount Monument Regional High School (MMRHS); and 2.) oversee one existing track of the apprenticeship programs (culinary arts, cosmetology, massage, or photography).

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Science Club for Girls—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Development Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.scienceclubforgirls.org
CAMBRIDGE-Science Club for Girls’ (SCFG) mission is to foster excitement, confidence and literacy in STEM for girls (K-12), particularly from underrepresented communities, by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions with women mentors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). SCFG especially targets girls from ethnic and racial groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in science and technology, and who will be the first generation in their families to attend college. The Youth Development Fellow will be primarily responsible for managing Sister Circle workshops and field trips for 8th-12th grade girls in the greater Boston area. To increase girls’ awareness of careers and leadership opportunities in STEM, s/he will expand the Sister Circle program to other existing programs within the organization. The Fellow will expand a curriculum created by the previous Fellow to better address interests of our teens, including topics such as mental health issues, bullying, school stress, civil engineering, climate change, and oceanography. The Fellow will train program mentors in our “whole girl” approach by creating online and in-person training modules for use during staff and volunteer orientations.

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Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center—Coming Soon!
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
For more information, go to www.sportsmenstennis.org
BOSTON-

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St. Stephen's Youth Programs—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College & Career Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.ststephensbos.org/
BOSTON-The mission of St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) is to serve the children and youth of the South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston by providing them with a safe, challenging, and supportive environment in which they can thrive. By doing this we strive to contribute to the health of underserved communities by helping school age young people along the path to successful adulthood. The Fellow will support mentoring pairs and career exploration activities which prepare teens to succeed in college and future employment. The Fellow will lead SSYP efforts to ensure that all teens, grades 8th-12th, have access to developmentally appropriate activities that create hope and help young people imagine a successful future. By visiting college campuses, participating in career events, talking with alumni who are in college and other real-world experiences, teens will have the skills and confidence to succeed in applying for colleges and programs that meet their interests, talents, and abilities.

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Stoughton Youth Commission
—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Leadership & Civic Engagement Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.stoughtonyouthcommission.org
STOUGHTON- The Stoughton Youth Commission (SYC) is a town-funded human services agency with a mission to provide easily accessible, high-quality mental health services and community outreach to youth and their families who live in Stoughton, without regard to income, insurance status, culture, or social circumstances. Our purpose is to strengthen youth and families, and establish crucial partnerships within the community that foster respect for all. The Fellow will cultivate local youth leaders by engaging Stoughton High School students in an out-of-school Leadership and Civic Engagement Institute, with experiential learning components. The goals of the project are: 1.) to provide Stoughton youth with the opportunity to develop leadership skills to enhance their social and emotional growth; 2.) to develop a cohort of youth with strong civic skills to serve as public health leaders in the community; and 3.) develop senior leadership roles for past graduates of the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI).

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The Food Project—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Youth Programs Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.thefoodproject.org
LYNN-Youth. Food. Community. Three seemingly distinct issues that intersect in one place: The Food Project. From our urban and suburban farms to community meetings, we bring together youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a more just food system.  During the academic year, the Youth Programs Fellow will work with a consistent group of teenagers on a weekly basis to further develop curriculum and programming, in partnership with youth, which better supports and deepens community impact.  The Youth Programs Fellow will lead two major projects in Lynn during the academic year to mobilize youth and adults from all walks of life to become participant of positive food systems change. During the summer, the Youth Programs Fellow will work with a consistent group of teenagers on a daily basis through our core signature six-week summer Seed Program.  In keeping up with the growing food movement, the Youth Programs Fellow will develop, improve upon and implement our high impact, service learning curriculum and program focused on a range of topics such as poverty and the influences of race, class and the economy on community and food access in both urban and rural settings.  

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Tutoring Plus—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/School & Family Liaison Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.tutoringplus.org
CAMBRIDGE-Tutoring Plus (T+), currently celebrating its 50th year, has always pursued the same mission: to support and encourage the academic, personal, and social growth of children and youth in Cambridge with the help of volunteers and community partners. By positioning the organization to take advantage of the wealth of human and organizational resources that surround it, T+’s goal is to identify needs and offer programs that increase the skills and capabilities of our students. The Fellow will manage two nights of one-on-one tutoring programs for approximately 15-20 youth each evening. In addition to the tutoring sessions, the Fellow will serve as a liaison to our families and to the schools our students attend. They will be responsible for planning and implementing events for parents, tutors, teachers, and working with the greater Cambridge community.

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Tutoring Plus—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Science & Math Expansion Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.tutoringplus.org
CAMBRIDGE-Tutoring Plus (T+), currently celebrating its 50th year, has always pursued the same mission: to support and encourage the academic, personal, and social growth of children and youth in Cambridge with the help of volunteers and community partners. By positioning the organization to take advantage of the wealth of human and organizational resources that surround it, T+’s goal is to identify needs and offer programs that increase the skills and capabilities of our students. The Fellow will manage two nights of one-on-one tutoring programs for approximately 15-20 youth each evening. In addition to the tutoring sessions, the Fellow will develop curriculum for and manage our two science and one math enrichment programs.

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uAspire Greater Boston—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/After-School Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.uaspire.org
BOSTON-The mission of uAspire is to ensure that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to-and through-a postsecondary education. uAspire uses grade-appropriate workshops and curricula to teach students about affordable options for college. The Fellow will serve as the After-School Coordinator by providing college financial aid advising and workshops to students and families throughout Boston. Specifically, the Fellow will lead our community-based efforts by serving a consistent cohort of youth at eight of uAspire’s partners; research and build up to three new partnerships; and advise seniors after school at Prospect Hill and Codman Academy.

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uAspire Springfield—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/After-School Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.uaspire.org
SPRINGFIELD-The mission of uAspire is to ensure that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to-and through-a postsecondary education. uAspire uses grade-appropriate workshops and curricula to teach students about affordable options for college. The Fellow will serve as the After-School Coordinator by providing college financial aid advising and workshops to students and families throughout Boston. Specifically, the Fellow will lead our community-based efforts by serving a consistent cohort of youth at eight of uAspire’s partners; research and build up to three new partnerships; and advise seniors after school at Prospect Hill and Codman Academy.

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Vietnamese-American Initiative for Development, Inc.—Coming Soon!
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
For more information, go to www.vietaid.org
BOSTON-


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West End House—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Academic Support Fellow (Click on the PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.westendhouse.org
BOSTON-The West End House (WEH) is an independent Boys & Girls Club in the City of Boston. Our mission is to inspire and enable young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. We provide outcomes-driven programs to youth residing in Boston’s most underserved neighborhoods. The Fellow will significantly strengthen the WEH’s Academic Support program. They will develop and steward relationships with administration and faculty from three public high schools to ensure that each young person has the support they need to succeed academically and socially, both in-school and out-of-school.

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Youth Enrichment Services—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/College Prep Fellow (Click on PDF or Word document for full position description)
For more information, go to www.yeskids.org
BOSTON-Youth Enrichment Services’ (YES) mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment. Over 1,500 Boston youth participate in YES annually. They benefit from a continuum of outdoor sports programs and youth development leadership activities that include career programming, college planning, and community service. The Fellow will establish YES’s new College Preparation Program serving an additional 35 new youth with career workshops, college planning workshops, one-on-one advising, college tours,  and life and study skills workshops. The Fellow will work with the YES Academy Director to measure program impact on youth.

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ZUMIX, Inc.—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow/Pathways Coordinator (Click on the PDF or Word document for a full position description)
For more information, go to www.zumix.org/
BOSTON-ZUMIX is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to building community through the arts. Our mission is empowered youth who use music to make strong positive change in their lives, their communities, and the world. As the only youth arts organization in East Boston, a geographically isolated working-class community, ZUMIX provides top-quality music and cultural programming as an alternative way for young people to deal with frustration, anger, and fear, and as a method of building cultural understanding and acceptance in a community which has had the largest demographic shift of any Boston neighborhood over the past twenty years. A Fellow/Pathways Coordinator will help ZUMIX provide increased opportunities for our youth both as program participants and as young adults as they make decisions regarding their educational and career paths. The Fellow will work with ZUMIX staff, youth, and recent alumni to assess current needs and opportunities, and identify where and how ZUMIX can increase its support of our youth and alumni in terms of pursuing higher education and careers. The Fellow will make a significant contribution toward ZUMIX’s goals surrounding our commitment to deepening youth engagement in our programs and providing increased academic and vocational support for our youth and alumni.

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