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2016-2017 Fellow Positions

We are now recruiting for our 2016-2017 AmeriCorps Fellow positions. All positions are now posted. The application process is rolling until all positions have been filled. The program start date is August 10th, 2016. All applicants must complete a general application before submitting their cover letter and resume to host sites.

Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about the 2016-2017 application process.

 

2016-2017 Fellow Positions

Open Positions
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Office of Workforce Development
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
East End House
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Greater Fall River Re-Creation
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Mentoring


No Longer Accepting Applications

Filled Positions

"e" Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Artists for Humanity
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA/Metrowest
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Boston Public Health Position: Start Strong
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Breakthrough Greater Boston
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (2 positions)
BUILD
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Cambridge Community Services
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Cape Verdean Association
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Charlestown High School
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Flying Cloud Institute
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Freedom House
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Girls Inc. of Lynn
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Health Resources in Action
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Hernandez After School Program
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
LEAP for Education
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
MGH Center for Community Health Improvement
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-11th Grade
MGH Center for Community Health Improvement
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-10th Grade
MGH Center for Community Health Improvement
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-STEM
MathPower
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Northeastern University Marine Science Center
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Old Colony YMCA
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Youth Service Corps
St. Stephen's Youth Programs

AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Junior Counselor in Training Coordinator
St. Stephen's Youth Programs
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-YLC Coordinator
Regional Environmental Council
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Stoughton Youth Commission
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Tierney Learning Center
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Tutoring Plus of Cambridge
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
uAspire
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Waltham High School
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
West End House
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
Youth Enrichment Services
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
ZUMIX, Inc.
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow



 

"e" Inc.—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Fellow’s main project will be to lead and grow “e” inc.’s Change Makers Teen Program. Using an environment science lens, this teen group will create and implement a series of community-based projects and along the way, gain science knowledge and develop leadership skills. The Fellow is responsible for developing curriculum, leading hands-on science lessons, facilitating project development, organizaing field trips and mentoring teens. The Fellow’s secondary project will be to support the installation and start-up of a traveling Climate Change Exhibit at our Charlestown location. This will include exhibit adaptation, scheduling and leading field trips. Finally, the Fellow will have the opportunity to experience the inner-workings of a small, grassroots non-profit.

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Artists for Humanity—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-Founded in 1991, Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to provide under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self-sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. AFH began with what was then an ambitious and unconventional idea – young people can provide, through their innate talent and vision, contemporary creative services to the business community. In 2004, AFH constructed Boston’s first Platinum LEED-certified facility, the Artists For Humanity EpiCenter, which allowed us to grow exponentially as a youth and cultural community resource, a successful enterprise, and a center for economic and environmental sustainability. AFH is now the largest onsite employer of Boston teens, empowering them through experiential arts/entrepreneurship and workforce development opportunities. Reporting to the Education Director, the Fellow/Education Coordinator is responsible for supporting Artists For Humanity’s educational/teen benefit goals. With the Mentor being the first line of communication with teen apprentices, the Fellow/Education Coordinator works in direct collaboration with AFH Mentors to achieve program goals. In addition to direct service and preparation for educational programming, the Fellow/Education Coordinator is responsible for reporting on success of all responsibility areas. The Fellow/Education Coordinator works in close collaboration with the Education Director.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA/Metrowest—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
FRAMINGHAM-In the College and Career Readiness Mentoring Project, the Fellow will identify children from Fuller Middle School in Framingham, identify mentors from Massachusetts Bay Community College and Framingham State University, and create one-to-one mentoring relationships for the school year. The Fellow also will work to adapt the Future Ready Mentoring Toolkit, an initiative developed by Future Ready Massachusetts, for the children at Fuller Middle School.  The Fellow will work with children and mentors to help them build strong relationships and help the mentee to create a strong plan for the future. 

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Boston Public Health Commission: Start Strong—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Fellow will support the “Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationship Initiative,” which is designed to help prevent teen dating violence through healthy relationshop promotion and understanding the intersection between gender and dating violence.  The primary goal of the MPF Fellow is to work with a cohort of 20-25 Start Strong Peer Leaders to deliver trainings to a local community center, lead workshops throughout the academic year to middle and high school students, and meet 1:1 with every Peer Leader tro assess their academic and higher education needs.  A special emphasis is placed on creating interactive workshops to teach tips, tricks, and lessons to survive high school and beyond.  Networking to find tutoring services and outside resources to support the young people where they are.  Collaborating with outside agencies and MPF to create College Prep/Readiness programming, networking skills, and enhancing their social and emotional learning. 

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Boston Public Schools Office of Human Capital-Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-In an effort to increase and improve the diversity of exemplary teachers in the district’s teacher pipeline, the Boston Public Schools (BPS) Office of Human Capital (OHC) has designed and launched a portfolio of pipeline development programs intended to cultivate the City of Boston’s racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse community to grow its own highly qualified educators. With the guiding principle that the next generation of BPS teachers are in our classrooms right now, the OHC launched the BPS High School to Teacher (HSTT) Program in 2014. The BPS HSTT Program supports the development of BPS high school students to navigate high school, matriculate and graduate from college, and return to the BPS as highly qualified teachers. The Fellow will support the BPS High School to Teacher (HSTT) Program and the Office of Human Capital Diversity Programs in a variety of capacities with a strong focus in leading and engaging HSTT Scholars and their family in the college and career readiness component of the program. The Fellow will develop and deliver an interactive college and career readiness curriculum to the HSTT cohort, while collaborating with internal and external agencies to increase access to college readiness resources.

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Breakthrough Greater Boston-Positions Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-2 positions available (Click here to download the full service description)
GREATER BOSTON-Breakthrough Greater Boston’s (BTGB) mission is to prepare low-income students for success in college and train the next generation of urban teachers using its unique Students Teaching Students model. To accomplish this goal, BTGB provides year-round academic and college access supports to 7th-12th grade students. Two Massachusetts Promise Fellows will contribute to BTGB’s mission by enhancing the quality and effectiveness of BTGB’s Academic Mentor and Study Hall Plus programs through a a focus on volunteer recruitment as well as direct engagement with a cohort of 15-20 students in grades 7-10. The Fellows’ direct service will consist of one-on-one academic mentoring and small group academic support during a weekly Study Hall Plus Program at our Dorchester and Cambridge campuses. In addition, the fellows will improve BTGB’s capacity in the 11th and 12th grade College Access Program by building out systems and developing materials to support students, families, and volunteers.

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BUILD—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)

BOSTON-The Promise Fellow would work specifically on an envisioned College Cohort Project which would consist of three primary areas: 1) college application case management, 2) curriculum design of culturally relevant lessons, and 3) planning for social or cultural engagement activities. Since our students are first-generation college students, our work is not only focused on the detailed mechanics of guiding students through the college application process, but also on building strong peer and mentor relationships through that process—relationships that will carry over and offer support throughout our students’ future college experiences. The Fellow can expect to work directly with a consistent group of juniors and seniors during the course of the academic year.  

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Cambridge Community Services—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)

CAMBRIDGE-Cambridge Community Services (CCS) is a non-profit organization that runs the City Links Program to empower immigrant youth to achieve academic, career, and personal success through inspiring out-of-school experiences. City Links participants are immigrant high school students from countries including Haiti, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and El Salvador, among others. Through City Links, students participate in 1:1 mentoring, 1:1 tutoring, paid internships, and seminars focused on postsecondary planning, career exploration, and community engagement.
The City Links Leadership Cohort Coordinator/AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow will take a key role in leading a cohort of 30-40 City Links students. Working closely with the City Links team, s/he will recruit, match, and support the cohort’s mentoring and tutoring matches, co-facilitate weekly seminars, and support student learning at internships. This position offers a meaningful opportunity to lead major program components and work directly with immigrant high school students.

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Cape Verdean Association
—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BROCKTON-The Cape Verdean Association of Brockton  is a community based organization that provides education, health, civic, social and human services to Capeverdeans and other immigrant community populations in Brockton, with special emphasis on the needs of the youth and the elderly. The Association offers an afterschool, summer, and tutoring center, English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes for adults, the Family Initiative Collaboration, and fundraising and social events.  The Promise  Fellow will ensure educational classes and youth programs run efficciently and smoothly. Thus,  the Promise Fellow will cordinate the educational classes of the Association, manage the  Youth Tutoring Center for middle and high schoolers  and coordinate the Summer Camp Program.   

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Charlestown High School—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow at Charlestown High School will serve as an Academic Coah for a select group of 20 students in 9th and 10th grade who need sustained academic support. The Fellow will build relationships and work one-on-one with students during the school day, and then coordinate after-school programming focused around scholastic engagement, academic skill-building, and tutoring. The Fellow will work with a team of teachers, maintain weekly contact with these students’ families, and track students’ academic progress throughout the school year – with the ultimate goal of creating academically rigorous, meaningful, and fun learning experiences for students.

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Dana Farber Cancer Institute Office of Workforce Development—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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 Development staff to plan, implement, and evaluate the College Achievement Program (CAP) for 15 academic-year student trainees on-site and ultimately impact their decision to apply, gain entrance, and succeed in college. He/she will also manage the delivery of our bi-monthly afterschool science enrichment program activities for 15 high school freshmen that will expose them to medical and science career pathways.

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East End House—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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, to strengthen family and community. The East End House 2016-17 AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (MPF) will be based at East End House headquarters in East Cambridge, and primarily serve in the Middle School After School Program, which is located off site at the Putnam Avenue Upper School.  S/he will pilot the specialized Group Leader function of "Power Hour Coordinator," focusing on the portion of the program during which students complete homework and/or engage in other academic activities.  S/he will conduct research to identify, and then lead implementation of best practices in all areas pertaining to effective academic support.  S/he will work to improve program culture, student engagement, behavior management, volunteer/tutor recruitment and training, and use of technology.  S/he will also serve as a liaison to teachers and develop a system for collecting and organizing daily homework assignments, monitoring student progress, and working collaboratively with families and teachers to help students set and reach academic goals.  The MPF will also participate, along with other group leaders, in developing curricula and facilitating workshops with a particular focus on social-emotional learning.  The MPF’s project-based efforts will benefit all students in program (max: 70), while he/she will work most closely with approximately 10 students.

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Flying Cloud Institute—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
PITTSFIELD-Flying Cloud seeks to host a MPF who will work intensively over the course of a year with 15 Young Women in Science (YWIS) high school mentors from the city of Pittsfield to build their academic engagement and involve them in community service leading girls science clubs for grades 3 - 8, which strengthens their social/ emotional skills and maturity. 

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Freedom House—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-Freedom House’s mission is to transform the economic and cultural fabric of high need communities through education and leadership development.  The fellow will hold the responsibilities of career and college coach for Freedom House Academy.  The fellow will work closely with the staff and students in supporting students to complete high school and pursue a career/college pathway.

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Girls Inc. of Lynn-Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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 5-18. The College Mentoring Fellow will increase college access programming with high school juniors and seniors by recruiting and supporting volunteer mentors who will work with girls on a weekly basis. The College Mentoring Fellow will also increase girls’ knowledge of colleges and scholarships that are a good fit for them and engage the parents of mentees in the program.

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Greater Fall River Re-Creation—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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 not be unable to afford or participate in these programs.  The Fellow’s primary responsibility will be to create a program that works with RE-CREATION’S Outreach program. The program identifies 20-30 high-risk out-of-school youth in Fall River that have any type of gang affiliation and/or gang activity. The Fellow will implement a program that provides maximimum educational tools for the youth to stay engaged as well as succeed in school. 

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Health Resources in Action—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Leaders through Education, Action and Hope (LEAH) Project, a program of Health Resources in Action (HRiA), is a college access, job readiness, and youth development initiative that recruits, trains, and supports low-income, high school students of color in Boston Public Schools (BPS), known as “LEAH Mentors,” to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lessons and provide homework help to elementary school students. The LEAH Project's mission is to cultivate the power of youth to transform their lives and communities through science, education, and service. The Fellow will lead and enhance the LEAH Project’s College Readiness Program (CRP), working directly and consistently with 16-20 youth (sophomores - seniors) throughout the year, and indirectly with another 5-9 youth (freshman). Through the CRP, the Fellow will work to increase the college-readiness of LEAH Mentors including college visits, STEM Career nights, parent engagement events, college workshops, Mentor orientation training, weekly Mentor meetings, site visits, and individual meetings with Mentors.

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Hernandez After School Program—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Fellow’s main project area while at the HASP consists of developing and facilitating an academic/leadership enrichment program for a small group of 15 6-8th grade students a couple days a week during after school hours, while additionally supporting local college and community volunteers working with students during homework time.  Additional project areas include recruiting volunteers, leading educational field trips around Boston, writing a newsletter to families, offering general program support to grades K1-8 and participating in restorative justice circles.  Due to the nature of being a small non-profit, there are a lot of additional professional development and leadership opportunities that may arise during your time.  Finally, as a two-way bilingual school, know that everyone here is learning at least one language and being part of multicultural community is a big part of who we are at the Hernández.      

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LEAP for Education—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
SALEM-The LEAP for Education Fellow will be asked to infuse past and new curricula with inclusion strategies and adaptations for ELL and SPED students. In addition, the Fellow will investigate new ways to increase English language learning opportunities for ESL students. The Fellow will also be responsible for forming partnerships with community organizations to increase student’s civic awareness through volunteer opportunities and various field trips.

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MGH Center for Community Health Improvement 10th Grade-Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full description)
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 20 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 the current STEM modules, the 2016 – 2017 Fellow will facilitate more than 200 hours of programming through one–on–one and weekly group sessions with the 10th grade scholars. Potential program topics and activities will include: an introduction to anesthesia, stroke awareness and neurology, careers in radiation/oncology and job shadowships. The Fellow will also create and develop innovative ways to strengthen the technology and engineering components of our curriculum and involve parents in learning how to best support their child’s STEM curiosity and value of STEM careers and post secondary education.

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MGH Center for Community Health Improvement 11th Grade—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The MGH Youth Scholars Fellow’s project will consist of the Fellow facilitating a weekly two hour program during OST for twenty-nine youth scholars (more than 200 hours of one on one and group programming).  Additional 11th grade programming such as retreats, orientations, and enrichment activities will be conducted during OST.  Potential program topics will include: understanding college as an investment, finding the right college fit, SAT preparation, mindfulness and the relaxation response, and exposure to STEM careers.  The Fellow will also create and develop innovative ways to engage parents in the college search process.  Over the past few years, it has become clearer to us that parents have a strong desire to assist their children with selecting the ideal college fit, but they do not always have the tools or references to do so. We hope the Fellow will devise a targeted approach to include parents and families in the process from beginning to end. Ultimately, the 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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MGH Center for Community Health Improvement STEM—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-Building off of the learnings from the past Mass Promise Fellows who have previously served the middle school students in our programs, the 2015 -2016 Fellow will lead three specific focus areas for us in the coming year. (1) Serve as the project lead for all of the youth-focused elements of the Science Fair Mentoring Program.  In this role, the Fellow will directly serve up to a total of 50 students who he/she will meet with regularly at the school in mix of group and 1:1 interactions from September – February. (2) The Fellow will then continue to work with a cohort of 20 8th graders from the Science Fair Mentoring Program for the remainder of the school year and into the summer as they transition to working in paid internships at MGH, their work will include conducting information sessions with parents/students and with the application process.  Their work will also be prepare them for their summer jobs and continue to support them. They will serve up to 200 hours in and out of school supporting these students.

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Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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, civic engagement, 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 civic engagement 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. Peer Leaders facilitate workshops to youth serving organizations on workplace violence, safety and health in the workplace, knowing your rights as a working teen in MA, and sexual harassment in the workplace.

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MathPower—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Math*STARS Fellow will build a new Math*STARS site at a Boston Public School for 6-8th grade students using the Math*STARS model of homework support and hands-on/minds-on activities that give students access to grade level curriculum by developing foundational skills such as number sense and algebraic thinking.  The Math*STARS Fellow will pilot programming which will enhance the mentoring responsibilities of our volunteer Tutor-Mentors.

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Northeastern University Marine Science Center-Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow
(Click here to download the full service description)
NAHANT & LYNN-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 7,000 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 participating in evaluation efforts. 

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Old Colony YMCA—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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. 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 increase our recruitment strategies, while also integrating “youth voice” and family strengthening into all efforts.

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Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.—Open Position
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Mentoring (Click here to download the full service description)
QUINCY-The Fellow will coordinate all aspects of the U&I Mentoring program, maintaining and refining the major curriculum changes made during the 2014-2015 school year. This would include working directly with 50 to 60 youth approximately 50 hours per month. Other duties will include program coordination, curriculum development and activity planning, and one-on-one leadership development with mentors.

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Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Youth Service Corps(Click here to download the full service description)
QUINCY-Established in 2011, the Youth ServiceCorps’ (YSC) mission aligns with QARI’s mission to “foster and improve the social, cultural, economic and civic lives of Asian Americans” with a focus on Asian high school youth in Quincy and Braintree. The Fellow will work closely with the 10 to 12 Youth Board members and up to 20 Youth Representatives, developing and implementing a curriculum of service learning projects to make a strong, significant, and lasting impact on the community and over 300 YSC members. These youth will plan, coordinate, and execute a series of small community service projects around Greater Boston, as well as some larger community projects, including a year-end celebration, a career day, and fundraising events. The Fellow will be serving a consistent group of 20 to 30 youth, for 35 hours a week, with approximately 15 to 20 of those hours being direct time with youth. The Fellow will lead the development and implementation of a college access curriculum.

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Regional Environmental Council—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
WORCESTER-The Regional Environmental Council’s (REC) mission is to foster the creation of healthy homes, healthy workplaces, and healthy neighborhoods in Worcester’s most overburdened communities through programs and collaborations that advance environmental justice and community empowerment. The Garden Education Fellow will work directly and consistently with members of the YouthGROW program. YouthGROW is comprised of 32 teens between the ages of 14 and 18. The Fellow will be responsible for all academic engagement programming, particularly college access, for members of the YouthGROW program, an urban agriculture and youth employment program that serves teens ages 14 through high school graduation. They will also be responsible for supporting a network of 27 educational gardens in our school gardens network to be able to integrate school gardens into their curriculum. The Fellow will integrate these two projects by developing new program elements that will allows current YouthGROWers to support gardens at their schools, train them to deliver in class educational workshops on gardening, and create a sense of student ownership and expertise over gardens in Worcester.

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St. Stephen's Youth Programs—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-Junior Counselor in Training Coordinator (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-THE JCIT (JUNIOR COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING) COORDINATOR will create program activities and provide the individual and group supports that will help ninth graders build essential leadership skills, prepare them to succeed in high school, imagine themselves (and take action) as civic activists, and get them ready for college and future employment. The Fellow will lead SSYP's efforts to ensure that all ninth graders have access to age- and developmentally- appropriate programs that develop academic, professional, and organizational skills and build the hope and imagination that will lead to full and successful lives. By visiting college campuses for cultural events, participating in hands-on career opportunities, building mentoring relationships with teens who are in the process of applying to college and other real-world experiences, and taking action as leaders within our programs and in surrounding neighborhoods, our JCITs will gain the skills and confidence to succeed as they take next steps toward high school and beyond. The heart of this project will be the leadership, academic, and professional development for a specific group of thirty ninth graders.

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St. Stephen's Youth Programs—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow-YLC Coordinator (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The YLC Coordinator will create program activities and provide the individual and group supports that will help middle schoolers build essential skills, prepare them to succeed in school, imagine themselves (and take action) as civic leaders, and get them ready for college and future employment. The Fellow will lead SSYP’s efforts to ensure that all middle schoolers, grades sixth through eighth, have access to age and developmentally appropriate programs that develop academic and organizational skills and build the hope and imagination that will lead to full and successful lives. By visiting college campuses for cultural events, participating in hands-on career opportunities, building mentoring relationships with teens who are in the process of applying to college and other real-world experiences, and taking action as leaders within our programs and in surrounding neighborhoods, our middle-schoolers will gain the skills and confidence to succeed as they take next steps toward high school and beyond. The heart of this project will be the academic support and leadership development for a specific group of forty middle-schoolers.

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Stoughton Youth Commission—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
STOUGHTON-The SYC is seeking to host a Massachusetts Promise Fellow (MPF) to increase academic engagement in local youth by engaging Stoughton High students for a minimum of 200 hours in the out-of-school Stoughton Leadership Institute (SLI), with experiential service learning components. The goals of the project are: 1) to support a diverse group of students in the college process and achieve their personal academic and career goals; 2) to provide opportunities for youth to develop leadership skills to enhance social and emotional growth for success post high school; and 3) to develop a cohort of 20-25 youth with strong civic skills to serve as active leaders in the community.

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Tierney Learning Center—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The mission of the Joseph M. Tierney Learning Center (TLC), located in South Boston, MA, is to support youth and families living in affordable housing by providing programs and services that engage learners of all ages in educational opportunities. The TLC provides a deep variety of programs  to a diverse community to create an educational pipeline of services, working with many organizations to accomplish this. The Fellow will be responsible for working with a consistent group of at least 15-20 youth between the ages of 11 to 16 to coordinate educational services and enrichment programming in an Out-of-School Time (OST) setting. The Fellow will be the primary contact for schools, service providers, and families for the youth engaged at TLC.  Additionally the Fellow will implement STEM curriculum and homework assistance, and be part of a broad network of organizations working to provide wrap-around services to this group of youth. During the school year the Fellow will be expected to spend at least 4 hours per day per week with youth (20 hours a week minimum) performing direct service. Duties of the Fellow will include performing survey work, acting as the primary source of communication with local schools, coordinating events and workshops, and be a very stable presence in OST activities. This includes coordinating tutoring, curriculum implementation, assistance with enrichment and employment programs, and leading service projects.

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Tutoring Plus of Cambridge—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
CAMBRIDGE-Tutoring Plus is a local nonprofit that has served the youth of the Port neighborhood with free tutoring, mentoring and enrichment programs since 1964. The mission of Tutoring Plus is to support and encourage the academic, personal and social growth of children and youth in Cambridge with the help of volunteers and community partners. The Middle School Program Fellow will serve as Site Manager for tutoring and mentoring programs for 20-30 middle school (6-8th grade) students throughout the academic year (October-June). In this role, the Fellow will facilitate social-emotional learning activities and support student-volunteer matches during tutoring sessions. The Fellow will also assist with training high school students for our peer leadership pilot program and volunteer at the local middle school in various capacities.

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uAspire.—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
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 six of uAspire’s partners; research and build up to three new partnerships; and advise seniors at three high schools.

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Waltham High School—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
WALTHAM-The role of the Fellow will be to work closely with 20-25 at-risk students from the Waltham High School Class of 2019.  Tasks include identifying individual needs, targeting interventions, and developing individual student success plans. Ongoing monitoring of students will continue throughout the course of the academic year in collaboration with a school administrator and a wide variety of stakeholders.  In addition, the Fellow will be responsible for teaching Overcoming Obstacles (after-school five hours per week throughout the school year) in order for the targeted students to learn a variety of life skills that will help them to successfully achieve success in high school and be better prepared for college or the workforce. 

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West End House—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow will provide academic support for teens through facilitating and managing academic support services and programs that provide more than 200 hours of out-of-school time programming during the school year. The Fellow will be responsible for enhancing, creating, and implementing academic interventions, including but not limited to 1:1 or small group academic activities, programming designed to improve teen’s ability to problem solve, and creating positive peer-to-peer relationships. The Fellow will work to strengthen previously established formal partnerships with neighborhood middle and high schools, and will maintain a physical presence in each school by meeting with administration and faculty, attending open houses, and advocating for/visiting with students. The Fellow will be a part of a collaborative team of Academic and College Success staff members who are mission driven and focused on making a significant impact on the short-term and long-term success of young people in our community.

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Youth Enrichment Services—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow at YES will sustain and expand YES’s College Preparation Program. The Fellow will serve 9th-12th grade students with college and career workshops, college tours and one-on-one advising. The Fellow will cover topics including study skills, academic and extracurricular planning, college application, financial aid planning, and transitioning from high school to college. The role encompasses direct service, capacity building and curriculum development.

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ZUMIX, Inc.—Position Filled
AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow (Click here to download the full service description)
BOSTON-ZUMIX, located in East Boston, MA, 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 first and largest youth arts organization in East Boston, 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 Pathways Coordinator will build upon last year’s work through program evaluation and curriculum design to provide increased opportunities for approximately 25 youth, both as program participants and as young adults, as they make decisions regarding their educational and career paths. Our Fellow will provide weekly workshops and regular one-on-one meetings to approximately 20 youth, as well as bi-weekly Youth Advisory Board (YAB) meetings for approximately five youth, for a combined total of approximately 300 hours of service. This Fellow will work with ZUMIX staff, youth, and recent alumni to evaluate and assess our first two years of Pathways programming, and build curriculum so that ZUMIX can most effectively support our youth and alumni in terms of pursuing higher education and careers. Through the YAB, the Fellow will provide leadership opportunities to ZUMIX youth at every level of our organization.

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