Term: June 14 and August 28
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Hourly position: Up to 34 hours per week
Reports to: Assistant Director of Youth Programs or Girls Inc of Greater Madison Program Manager
- Observe and practice policies and procedures of partner program sites
- Support Summer Camp activities planned by GIGM and LOFT Program leaders.
- Maintain reporting responsibilities which include attendance tracking, recording meal counts, and conducting youth participants’ COVID-19 health screening.
- Promote and empower youth voice through building and maintaining mentoring relationships.
- Assist with setting up and cleaning meals, snacks, and program activities.
- Attend weekly team meetings.
- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Commitment to GCC’s mission and values.
- Experience working with, appreciation and respect, for diverse populations, cultures and economic life experiences.
- Ability to communicate and work directly with adults and youth.
- Ability to self-start and work well in a team setting.
- Strong communication skills, including public speaking, training, and interpersonal skills.
AmeriCorps Requirements: AmeriCorps members must meet the following requirements outlined by the State and Federal AmeriCorps rules, including:
- Serve 300 hours between June 14 and August 28, 2021
- Be a citizen of the United States, a United States national, or a legal permanent resident of the United States
- Have a high school degree or equivalent (or agrees to obtain a high school diploma or GED)
- Be a least 17 years old
- Pass a criminal background check including National Sex Offender Registry, State(s) registry and FBI finger print
- Follow all PASS policies and AmeriCorps rules and regulations as outlined in the Member Agreement
- Complete all enrollment and exiting responsibilities
- Ability to work with students in-person to deliver programming and participate in in-person team and other meetings.
- Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time as necessary.
- Ability to work in multiple environments (i.e. working in schools to develop opportunities, work station at GCC, and remotely as needed).
- Ability to sit and/or stand for an extended period of time.
- Ability to lift, push, pull up to 15 pounds occasionally.
- Experience working with Middle School age youth
- Possess general knowledge of youth development and gender specific programing
- Access to reliable transportation, a valid driver’s licenses, and clean driving record
- Willingness to drive a 15 passenger van
- Living allowance of $2700 ($450 bi-weekly, pre-tax)
- Health insurance (medical, vision, and dental) – premium paid in full (if individual has no other insurance)
- Childcare reimbursement (if qualified)
- $1,311.1 Education Award upon successful completion of 300 hours service
- Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments
- Members will have a unique opportunity to build their personal portfolio, develop their skills and serve their community through a term of service.
- Access to Goodman Community Center fitness center
- Access to three community meals during work hours