How to Apply

Applying to be a Massachusetts Promise Fellow is a simple three-step process. Our application process for 2018-2019 is NOW LIVE. Please see instructions below on how to apply to be a Massachusetts Promise Fellow!

Step 1

Choose Fellowship position that are of interest to you from the list of Open Positions. Review complete description of the projects and determine the site(s) which you would like to apply.

Step 2

Review our Program Requirements (on the right) and draft your resume, cover letter, and reference list accordingly.

Step 3

Open the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship General Application and fill out the form! The application will take approximately 30-45 minutes and will request your resume, cover letter and resume. You will also be asked to select all host site(s). where you would like to apply. We encourage preparing materials in advance!

Step 4

Keep an eye on the e-mail you included in your general application for host site responses. Interested host sites will follow-up to schedule an interview!

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Currie at l.currie@northeastern.edu We look forward to reviewing your application!

Program Requirements

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Deep belief in the power and potential of young people to create social change

Experience working with youth 

The ability to work independently and as part of a team

Proven leadership and project management abilities

Passionate about social justice and working with diverse communities

A passion for and commitment to national and community service

Flexibility and a good sense of humor

High school degree or GED equivalent

17 years of age or older

Must be willing to comply with a criminal background check

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien documentation

Timeline

March

Positions posted and applications go live

June

Positions are filled on a rolling basis until the end of June

August 7th

Program start date

June 28th

Program end date

2018-2019 Fellow Positions

Our 2018-2019 Fellow host site list is below and our application is currently live! Review individual positions below and click the general application link above to apply. Note that you will only need to complete one application and can send your materials to all of the sites you are interested in with your submission. Please contact masspromisefellows@northeastern.edu if you have any questions.

Asian Community Development Corporation
Boston

BOSTON & MALDEN-Asian CDC’s youth leadership program, A-VOYCE, creates a pipeline of high school-aged Asian American youth who have the vision and tools to shape the physical landscape of their neighborhoods. As a part of A-VOYCE’s strategic growth, A-VOYCE has launched a pilot program in Malden. The Fellow will build out this program, with a focus on community project execution and college/career readiness. The Fellow will be responsible for building out ACDC’s college and career readiness program in 3 ways: 1. Deliver a marketable skills curricula that equips 15-20 youth. 2. Support new and returning youth in applying and practicing learned marketable skills by executing community projects. 3. Build out existing college access initiatives including “SOUL College Readiness Retreat,” match savings program, and college tours/panels. In addition to programming, the Fellow will act as a supportive adult and develop relationships with the 15-20 youth.

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Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
Quincy

QUINCY-Reporting to BCNC’s Director of Youth Education, the Mass Promise Fellow serves as the College Access Coach by coordinating college access programming for youth in grades 9 to 12 at BCNC’s Quincy site. The College Access Coach will manage a group of 15-20 youth, mainly Asian American and Asian immigrant youth, to create and be on track with their college action plans. College access programming includes workshops on the college application and admissions process, tours of local colleges, and regular 1:1 meetings between the College Access Coach and youth. The College Access Coach is responsible for program implementation, evaluation, outreach and recruitment, and student advising, among other responsibilities.

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Boston Public Health Commission: Start Strong
Boston

BOSTON-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.  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
Boston

BOSTON-The Fellow will support the 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 parents/guardians 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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Boys & Girls Club of Brockton
Brockton

BROCKTON-The Fellow (MPF) will serve as a member of our Teen programming staff, reporting directly to the Director of Programs & Outreach and collaborating considerably with the Teen Director. The MPF will assume responsibility for planning and implementing of our College Access and Career Exploration curriculum. In addition to coordinating an implementing existing programs (Youth Jobs, Diplomas 2 Degrees, Money Matters, etc.), the MPF will help to launch several planned new initiatives for teen members, including: the Keystone Keynote Speaker Series, career fairs and college tours, job shadowing, college application workshops, and service learning opportunities. The MPF will also work to strengthen community partnerships related to college access and career opportunities for our youth. This includes Brockton Public Schools, universities in the region, and area businesses. 

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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem
Salem

SALEM-The Fellow will oversee the Power Hour Room during after-school hours, helping children with their homework, communicating with school teachers and staff to learn how to help children who are in need of extra assistance, overseeing staff and volunteers to assist children with their homework.  In addition, for a small group of children, the Fellow will oversee a project that compares their standardized test scores with averages among their classmates in order to determine if being a Club member improves a child’s academic performance. The Fellow will follow requirements for regular employees as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

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Breakthrough Greater Boston
Greater Boston

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. The Massachusetts Promise Fellow will contribute to BTGB’s mission by supporting students’ academic achievement at our Dorchester campus through volunteer recruitment as well as direct engagement with a cohort of 15-20 students. The Fellow’s direct service will consist of one-on-one academic mentoring and small group academic support during BTGB’s middle school After School Program and high school Study Hall Program. In addition, the Fellow will oversee the coordination of enrichment opportunities for high school students.

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Brockton Public Schools
Brockton

BROCKTON-The Fellow will be supporting the Brockton 100 Males to College initiative (B100MTC).  B100MTC is a collaboration between the Brockton Public Schools, Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Bridgewater State University and Massasoit Community College to increase college access, enrollment, retention, and success for low-income males and males of color (LIM MOC) and particularly young, low-income Latino and African American men so that their prospects for success in college and career are more attainable. The overall project framework is anchored in strengthening young people through a positive youth development model that embraces culture, identity and community; engaging some of Brockton’s most promising yet underserved young men in a personally and educationally transformational journey.

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BUILD
Boston

BOSTON-The Fellow will serve as a college and career adviser to about 25-35 high school juniors and seniors who are enrolled in BUILD’s four-year entrepreneurship program. The adviser’s goal will be to establish relationships with the students and help each of them make informed decisions about their next steps after high school. The adviser will utilize BUILD’s existing relationships with nonprofits, colleges, and corporate and business partners, as well as develop new ones, in order to be able to offer students a variety of opportunities that fit their skills and aspirations.

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Charlestown High School
Boston

BOSTON-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow at Charlestown High School will serve as an Academic Coach 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 this group of students. 

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Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers
Boston

BOSTON-The EMK Massachusetts Promise Fellow will serve as the Coordinator of the Afterschool Support Program at our Fenway Campus, leading the process for recruitment, monitoring and retention of EMK student participants and external volunteers, and assuring effective communication between volunteers, EMK staff members, and families.  The EMK Afterschool Support Program engages EMK teachers as well as undergraduate and graduate students from Northeastern University and the Colleges of the Fenway to support the academic achievement of EMK students across the curriculum.  The program provides afterschool tutoring in all academic disciplines, support and mentoring for science fair participation, and preparation for the required MCAS tests.  In addition, by engaging near-peers in the academic support process, the program provides opportunity for mentoring and role modeling to help EMK students envision their pathway to college.  While the program is open to all EMK students, the model focuses most intensively on sustained participation of a cohort of 25 students in grades 11 and 12 who are identified by teachers and school leaders.

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Enroot Education
Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE-Enroot is a non-profit organization that empowers immigrant youth to achieve academic, career, and personal success through inspiring out-of-school experiences. Through Enroot, students participate in professional internships, leadership development, post-secondary guidance, mentoring, and tutoring. The AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow will take a key role in leading the Leadership Cohort, a group of 30-35 students in Cambridge. Working closely with the Enroot team, s/he will co-facilitate weekly seminars, lead monthly Junior and Senior Workshops focused on post-secondary access, provide 1:1 guidance for students on college/career exploration, and lead weekly academic tutoring. This position offers a meaningful opportunity to lead major program components and work directly with immigrant high school students.

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Enroot
Cambridge

SOMERVILLE & CAMBRIDGE-Enroot is a non-profit organization that empowers immigrant youth to achieve academic, career, and personal success through inspiring out-of-school experiences. Through Enroot, students participate in professional internships, leadership development, post-secondary guidance, mentoring, and tutoring. The AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow will take a key role in leading the Leadership Cohort, a group of 30-35 students in Somerville. Working closely with the Enroot team, s/he will co-facilitate weekly seminars, lead monthly Junior and Senior Workshops focused on post-secondary access, provide 1:1 guidance for students on college/career exploration, and lead weekly academic tutoring. This position offers a meaningful opportunity to lead major program components and work directly with immigrant high school students.

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Freedom House
Boston

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 a high school career and college coach for the Freedom House PUSH High School Program.  The fellow will work closely with the staff and students to determine needs and extent of tutoring required and assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.

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Girls Inc. of Lynn
Lynn

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 Access Fellow will increase college readiness programming with high school juniors and seniors by recruiting and supporting volunteer mentors who will work with girls on a weekly basis. The College Access 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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Health Resources in Action
Boston

BOSTON- The Leaders through Education, Action and Hope (LEAH) Project 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 Fellow will lead and enhance the LEAH Project’s College Readiness Program (CRP), working directly and consistently with 20 youth (juniors) throughout the year. Through the CRP, the Fellow will work to increase the college-readiness of LEAH Mentors including managing a tutoring program, planning college visits, parent engagement events, and college workshops, facilitating Mentor orientation and weekly meetings, conducting site visits, and meeting individually with Mentors.

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Hernandez After School Program
Boston

BOSTON-While at the Hernandez After School Program (HASP) the Fellow’s service consists of developing and facilitating an academic/leadership enrichment program for a small group of fifteen 6-8th grade students. This programming takes place a few days a week during after school hours. Additionally, the Fellow will support local college and community volunteers who work with students during homework time. Some additional project areas include recruiting volunteers, leading educational field trips around Boston, writing a newsletter to families, offering general program support to grades K-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 the Fellow’s 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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La Vida, Inc.
Lynn

LYNN-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow will be responsible for facilitating workshops for our rising junior class of 30 students. The Fellow will work together with the Program Manager to plan college tours and assume individual advising responsibilities with assigned seniors. The Fellow will monitor all La Vida Scholars academic progress and coordinate tutoring sessions with students in need of tutoring. Establishing a school year round tutoring program, that meets various student academic and time needs will be a key responsibility for the Fellow.

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Margarita Muniz Academy
Boston

BOSTON- The Massachusetts Promise Fellow at Margarita Muniz Academy will serve as the Coordinator and Academic Coach for the after-school support program that will engage with a select group of 20-25 students in 9th and 10th grade who need sustained academic support. The after-school program will focus on scholastic engagement, academic skill-building and tutoring. The Fellow will build relationships and work one-on-one with students as well as lead and maintain an initiative to reach out to the parents of the assigned cohort of students. 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 goal of creating academically rigorous, meaningful and fun learning experiences for students.         

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Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health
Boston

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. 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. 

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Metrowest College Planning Center
Framingham

FRAMINGHAM-The 100 Males College and Career Advisor position works collaboratively with all members of the MetroWest College Planning Center team to coordinate and deliver high impact advising near peer mentoring and programming for College Planning Center onsite and in the MetroWest community.  The advisor is responsible for producing the highest level of quality inclusive advising possible for high school communities and community members.  The advisor creates a roadmap for each advisee and trains the advisee on how to move step by step through the roadmap.  The advisor maintains coaching notes and files on each advisee and collects data about their movement forward or obstacles.  This advisor coordinates, schedules and attends all career clinics and college visits for the high school they serve.  This position also checks in weekly with supervisor and other advisors on the advisor team to ensure persistence and completion of goals so no barriers come into the way of successful postsecondary education and career for advisees.   Conducts intake and assessment, process for advisees.

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Metrowest College Planning Center
Framingham

Waltham High School-The college and career advisor position works collaboratively with all members of the MetroWest College Planning Center team to coordinate and deliver high impact advising, near peer mentoring, and programming for College Planning Center onsite and in the MetroWest community.  The advisor is responsible for producing the highest level of quality inclusive advising possible for high school communities and community members.  The advisor creates a roadmap for each advisee and trains the advisee on how to move step by step through the roadmap.  The advisor maintains coaching notes and files on each advisee and collects data about their movement forward or obstacles.  This advisor coordinates, schedules, and attends all career clinics and college visits for the high school they serve.  This position also checks in weekly with supervisor and other advisors on the advisor team to ensure persistence and completion of goals so no barriers come into the way of successful postsecondary education and career for advisees.   Conducts intake and assessment, process for advisees.

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MGH Center for Community Health Improvement
Boston

BOSTON-The MGH Youth Scholars Fellow’s project will consist of the Fellow facilitating a weekly two-hour program during OST for thirty youth scholars (September 2018 –June 2019) and advising a small group of 12th grade scholars through the college application process. Programming for the 11th grade cohort includes, but is not limited to: retreats, orientations and enrichment activities which will be conducted during OST.  Building upon the current curriculum modules, the 2018 – 2019 Fellow will facilitate more than 200 hours of programming through one–on–one and weekly group sessions for the 11th grade cohort. Potential program topics and activities will include: an introduction to careers in healthcare and medicine through department visits and job shadowships and finding the right college fit activities. As most of our scholars are students of color and the first in their families to attend college, promoting dialogue about the specific issues they may experience in the transition to college is an area we would like the fellow to explore and generate new curriculum that covers these social justice components.  Ultimately, the goal is to ensure that MGH Youth Scholars are inspired about opportunities in science and healthcare, compelled to complete high school, matriculate and graduate from institutions of higher education while having the necessary mindset to thrive on a college campus and contribute as a skilled and compassionate professional. 

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MGH Center for Community Health Improvement
Boston

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. The MGH Youth Scholars Fellow’s project will consist of the Fellow facilitating a weekly two-hour program during OST for thirty 10th grade youth scholars (September 2018 –June 2019) and an additional thirty 9th grade youth scholars (February 2019 – June 2019). Programming for the 9th and 10th grade cohorts include, but are not limited to: retreats, orientations and career and college exploration activities. Building upon the current curriculum modules, the 2018 – 2019 Fellow will facilitate more than 200 hours of programming through one–on–one and weekly group sessions both for the 9th and 10th grade cohorts. Potential program topics and activities will include: an introduction to careers in healthcare and medicine through department visits and job shadowships and workshops to incorporate social-emotional skill development into program curriculum.

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Mission SAFE
Boston

BOSTON-This position works consistently with a cohort of 20 youth, facilitating workshops and academic enrichment curricula to enhance learning around STEAM topics and soft pre-vocational skills, managing tutors and mentors for this cohort, helping to plan and participate in field trips to cultural sites and activities, and other horizon-broadening experiences. Helping to organize and participate in introductory college visits and varied community service activities as well as helping to critique and refine the curricula and activities based on the Fellow’s experience of their effectiveness.

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Northeastern University Marine Science Center
Nahant & Lynn

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 10,000 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
Brockton

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 services, is dedicated to providing youth with professionally supported mentoring relationships that foster healthy self-concepts and encourage positive decision making skills.  The Youth Enrichment Fellow will increase our capacity to support youth in career and college exploration through a Fellow-designed curriculum and 1:1 meetings, held at both OCY and Brockton High School, while also integrating “youth voice” into all efforts.

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Quincy Asian Resources, Inc.
Quincy

QUINCY-The Fellow will coordinate all aspects of the U&I Mentoring program, maintaining and refining the major curriculum changes made during the 2017-2018 school year. This would include working directly with 60 to 70 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.
Quincy

QUINCY-The Fellow will work closely with the 8 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
Worcester

WORCESTER-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 17 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 and improving 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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Sociedad Latina
Boston

BOSTON-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow will serve as a College Access Mentor to 15-20 high school seniors who are Boston Public School students. The Fellow will specifically focus on tailored supports to increase access to higher education among English Language Learners, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients, and undocumented youth. During out-of- school time, the Fellow will lead work with small student groups to provide workshops on the college application process; offer case management on an individual basis for youth to determine their best fit post-secondary pathways, overcome challenges, and navigate and access available resources; engage skilled volunteers to connect youth to new perspectives on college and career pathways; deepen relationships with colleges and universities of interest to our youth; and engage youths’ families in the college and career selection processes.

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St. Stephen's Youth Programs
Boston

BOSTON-The JCIT (JUNIOR COUNSELOR-IN-TRAINING) Coordinator will create program activities and provide the individual and group supports that will help ninth graders and teens build essential leadership skills, prepare them to succeed in high school, imagine themselves (and take action) as civic activists, and setting goals 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, 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 twenty-one ninth graders and teen staff. The JCIT Coordinator works collaboratively on the Teen Team, made up of the Director of Youth Development, Sr. Manager of College Access and Success, MPF YLC Coordinator, Manager of Teen Organizing, and the Ambassador of Mentoring.

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St. Stephen's Youth Programs
Boston

BOSTON-The YLC Coordinator will oversee the YLC Programs of SSYP.  This will include direct, day-to-day work with 30+ sixth through eighth graders, including oversight of the two adult lead counselors and five teen Counselors-in-Training who will be working with them. 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. This will include creating program activities and engaging outside trainers and workshop leaders that will help middle schoolers build essential skills, prepare them to succeed in school, imagine themselves (and take action) as civic leaders, and set goals for college and future employment. It will also include offering social and emotional supports for middle schoolers or offering appropriate referrals. By visiting college campuses for cultural events, participating in hands-on career opportunities, building mentoring relationships, gaining life skills, building coping techniques, 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 oversight of the leadership development and academic support for a specific group of thirty middle-schoolers. The YLC Coordinator works collaboratively on the Teen Team, made up of the Director of Youth Development, Sr. Manager of College Access and Success, MPF JCIT Coordinator, Manager of Teen Organizing, and the Ambassador of Mentoring. 


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Stoughton Youth Commission
Stoughton

STOUGHTON-The Stoughton Youth Commission (SYC) is seeking to host a MPF to increase academic engagement in local youth by working with Stoughton High students for a minimum of 200 hours in the out-of-school Stoughton Leadership Institute with experiential learning components. The goals of the project are: (1) to support a diverse group of students to achieve their personal academic and career goals, including college preparation; (2) to provide opportunities for high school students to develop leadership skills to enhance social and emotional growth for success post high school; and (3) to develop a cohort of 20-30 youth with strong civic skills to serve as active leaders in the community.

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Tierney Learning Center
Boston

BOSTON-The Tierney-boys & Girls Club after school Program is a satellite program under the boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB), Operating out of the Tierney Learning Center (TLC) serving the South Boston community.  The Fellow will be the main source of contact for youth ages 11-14 in the BGCB after school program, providing dedicated homework help, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) programming, and experiential learning opportunities.  The Fellow will also be responsible for planning and facilitating the Oh My Teens (OMT) program through the TLC, providing college and career readiness programs and opportunities for youth ages 13-18, collaborating with other teen programs within South Boston, including the larger Edgerley Family Boys & Girls Club.  Other duties include, but are not limited to, building relationships with schools & families, seeking and maintaining partnerships with other community organizations, planning programs and field trips, regular staff and supervision meetings, fulfilling essential MPF duties (time sheets, program reports, professional development, data collections, etc.), and assisting with general responsibilities within the TLC.

                                      

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Tutoring Plus of Cambridge
Cambridge

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 Middle School Program Fellow will serve as Site Manager for tutoring and mentoring programs for 18-25 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 support all middle school programs and seek to strengthen our engagement with middle school youth and support emerging high school initiatives.

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Vietnamese American Initiative for Development
Boston

BOSTON-VietAID operates youth programming for 1st through 12th graders: VietAID Scholarly Youth Program (VSPY) serves about 60 1st through 8th grade youth daily in an after school program and about 90 in summer programming; and VietAID Leadership Alliance (VALA), comprised of high school youth who volunteer with VSPY and/or are part of the leadership development program. The Fellow will expand current high school youth initiatives by providing increased opportunities in college and career exploration.

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Waltham Boys & Girls Club
Waltham

WALTHAM-The mission of the Waltham Boys & Girls Club is to inspire and enable all young people especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. To help us fulfill this mission, we are seeking a Mass Promise Fellow to join our team of youth development professionals. The Fellow will coordinate and implement a variety of engaging after-school programs that promote academic success as well social and emotional learning. The Fellow will also act as a liaison between Boys & Girls Club staff and School faculty to ensure students are receiving the support they need in and out of school.

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Waltham High School
Waltham

WALTHAM-The role of the Fellow will be to work closely with 25-30 at-risk students from the Waltham High School Classes of 2019 and/or 2020.  Tasks include identifying individual needs, targeting interventions, and developing individual student success plans in order to stay on track for graduation. 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 or similarly approved curriculum (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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Youth Enrichment Services
Boston

BOSTON-The Massachusetts Promise Fellow at YES will sustain and expand YES’s college prep 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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