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City Year AmeriCorps Member  (Link to Website)
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City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school, helping to ensure that students in systemically under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community. A 2015 study shows that schools that partner with City Year were up to two-to-three times more likely to improve on math and English assessments. A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy. City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
As a City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on helping students get and/or remain on track to graduate by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate. As appropriate to the activity and at the direction of the school district, school partner, and/or City Year, service and member development may be delivered in-person or through a virtual platform such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Classroom, Schoology, Nearpod and Canvas. City Year AmeriCorps member uniforms are required and are provided by City Year.
Primary responsibilities include
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SUPPORT:
  • Assist school administrators and teachers in identifying students who would benefit from participating in City Year programs (individual support)
  • Plan tutoring sessions and provide small group and one-to-one literacy and/or math tutoring to elementary, middle and high school youth (individual support)
  • Support student academic success in the classroom by partnering with teachers and school staff to facilitate differentiated learning activities, encourage assignment completion, and answer student questions (whole class)
  • Support a positive classroom environment by reinforcing the teacher’s classroom routines and expectations, encouraging on-task behaviors, and monitoring chat in virtual classes (whole class)
  • Create, support and/or co-lead literacy and/or math focused class content and events to enrich learning and classroom culture and climate, such as videos, challenges mand games (whole class)
  • Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs recognizing and appreciating growth and/or achievement in literacy and/or math (whole school)
  • Record content focus and time spent with students providing small group and one-to-one tutoring in the City Year data management system cyschoolhouse (individual support)
  • Participate in and/or lead facilitated data review and student progress monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule (individual support)
  • Participate in leadership development training and coaching programs provided by school or City Year staff that improves their service technique and delivery (service quality professional development)
ENGAGEMENT & POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE PARTICIPATION:
  • Facilitate programming and coaching sessions for individual or small groups of focus list students on building social-emotional skills and overcoming attendance challenges (individual support)
  • Promote a positive learning environment and school atmosphere by modeling positive peer behaviors, such as respect, timeliness, attendance, and listening, both inside and outside the classroom (whole school)
  • Support and/or conduct extended day and virtual programming through facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning, and leadership development (whole school)
  • Create an engaging classroom space in collaboration with the teacher, such as leading warm-ups and energizers, creating aspirational or instruction content related posters and videos, etc. (whole class)
  • Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in social-emotional development and positive behavior (whole school)
  • Engage students as leaders to help plan and/or lead event elements (whole school)
  • Record time spent with students providing social-emotional development programs, attendance coaching, and other services such as after school programming in the City Year data management system cyschoolhouse and other approved systems used by the site (individual support)
Secondary responsibilities may include:
  • Participating in check-ins with Impact Manager, team meetings, site town halls and City Year Headquarters led virtual trainings as applicable
  • Welcoming focus list students at the start of the school day.
  • Placing calls to the homes of students to recognize performance, understand attendance issues and assess technology needs, as applicable
  • Providing drop-in or enrollment-based homework assistance to students outside of school hours (before, after, etc.) in the schoolhouse or virtually
  • Engaging students, parents/guardians and/or community members in education or social issues through member led themed events at schools or on virtual platforms
  • Creating team resources such as documenting best practices, creating demonstration videos, creating lesson plans and designing service projects
  • Documenting service experience and activities such as team legacy binders, video testimonials and blog posts
  • Independent or group LACY career development planning
  • Remote service opportunities coordinated by the local AmeriCorps State Commission with approval from the Impact Manager
BENEFITS (website link)
  • Health insurance
  • Curalinc Employee Assistance Program
  • Talkspace Therapy Program
  •  Benefit Advocate Center
  •  Bi-weekly living stipend
  • AmeriCorps child care benefits program
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Relocation support
  • Localized benefits
  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payments
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • City Year Alumni Association
  • University partnerships and scholarships
  • Career partners
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 
City Year AmeriCorps members are as diverse a group as the communities we serve. We’re looking for you if you want to build yourself, give back and are ready to change the world.
Applicants must:
•  Be between 18-25 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. is not sufficient
  • Those with DACA status unfortunately are not eligible at this time
  •  Have a college degree, some college experience, GED or high school diploma
  • Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program*
  •  Agree to and pass a criminal background check
  •  Be able to begin City Year by July/August 1, 2021**
* Individuals may receive no more than the value of two full time education awards. If you have received the equivalent of more than one full time education award, you are eligible to serve and receive a discounted award.
** Certain locations have earlier start dates. Please contact joinus@cityyear.org for more details.
HOW TO APPLY
Click here to create and submit your application online:
For more information on how to apply, visit: https://www.cityyear.org/apply-now.

Communications and Marketing

The position of Communications and Marketing is responsible for designing and executing a comprehensive communications plan that

communicates Rice and Beans Ministries’ (RABMIN’s) successes and targets channels which support our strategic priorities and mission.

The communication position should be able to tell our story through a clear voice through current and evolving platforms both electronic and

print. Professionalism, follow-through, and helping RABMIN’s message be are key to this critical position. This role is a partnership with the director

and works in conjunction with all members of RABMIN’s staff to tell the impact of our mission and our work. RABMIN is a faith based mission organization that serves in Costa Rica, Brazil and The USA. We serve in 3 distinct areas of mission to share hope but not limited to the following :

  • Children – anti-bullying , School supplies and uniforms
  • Food – Help families with food, having community gardens
  • Home – provide home repair for the under resourced

 

To be clear RABMIN is not a normal job. I would like to say it is not a job it is a lifestyle of serving.

• • •

Responsibilities

This role will establish editorial direction, brand voice, design, production and distribution of materials and offer clear strategic direction through

strong leadership in RABMIN’s communication. Communicating and promoting the missional opportunities we have

currently and always preparing for the future. They will drive forward the following areas of responsibilities:

  • Communication: Act as point-person for the media, and coordinate and seek media interest and speaking opportunities, as well as develop opportunities for our volunteers to share the message of RABMIN to their peer communities
  • Brand Management: Use the current branding we have to promote the story , the message and the future of RABMIN as we serve globally. Manage brand usage across departments and with any external partners
  • Marketing: Create written and designed materials that RABMIN uses for communication, recruitment, fundraising, etc. Create and promote current and new appeals (campaigns) for donations

 

Like everyone at RABMIN, this role will perform other organization wide duties and responsibilities, as needed.

Important Considerations

  • Could require some weekend and evening work; could have visits to our current clients and new clients.
  • Requires use of a personal vehicle for business purposes.
  • The position requires use of a personal cell phone.
  • This position can be remote however travel to the home office in Hattiesburg Ms is a possibility or can relocate to Hattiesburg Ms

 

Position Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in marketing, communications, social media, journalism, or public relations. Experience in the nonprofit field a

plus. College Degree a plus

  • Understanding of balance between strategist, who can lead and guide, and skills of a creative with a get it done attitude.
  • Exceptional writing, messaging, editing, branding, and storytelling abilities/skills, making programs and concepts understandable and

compelling to varied target audiences.

  • Keen understanding and hands-on experience with integrated digital marketing strategies, platforms, and associated tools including, but

not limited to, email marketing (MailChimp or similar), website development, YouTube, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, emerging platforms), Google AdWords, etc.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. A self-directed professional who has passion, works adeptly cross-functionally, a positive attitude, and a commitment to mission.
  • Must have a passport to travel to our international sites to better know the story

 

Salary Information The salary package for this role has a range that starts in the $40-50k however the salary is based on experience and interview.

 

To Apply Send an email with the subject line “Communications and Marketing” to fred@rabmin.org

Include:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 3 marketing samples (writing samples, social media posts, designed piece, etc) or portfolio

CivicsConnection, a platform for civic engagement among students, is trying to make it easier for students and politicians/political organizations to naturally interact with one another.

Through the nonprofit organization, Amplify Action, we are looking to recruit students to a number of remote internships in fields such as graphic design, communications, law, research, media relations, and many more. Amplify Action is recruiting interns from around the country, and we wanted to bring this wonderful opportunity to the College of Communication at the University of Alabama! Applications to these positions will be closing in five days, on September 16th, at 11:59 p.m.

Amplify Action’s page on our platform is available via the link https://civicsconnection.com/amplify-action. Here, there is more information about the organization and the specific positions they are looking to fill.

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