TenSquare
Jul 09, 2019
MISSION YouthBuild DC Public Charter School (YouthBuild PCS) is an alternative high school for young people seeking to transform their lives by re-engaging in their education in a non-traditional school environment. YouthBuild PCS prepares students for post-secondary education and the workplace by offering, in English and Spanish, academic, vocational and workforce development programs. YouthBuild PCS believes that service to the community is an essential part of the transformative process. Therefore, students serve their community through volunteer projects and by creating housing for low-income residents in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.   For more information about YouthBuild PCS, visit youthbuildpcs .org . RESPONSIBILITIES The YouthBuild Education Success VISTA position will collaborate closely with YouthBuild’s Academic and Transitions Teams to prepare YouthBuild’s students for post-secondary education and employment by further developing volunteer tutoring and career coaching programs, as well as planning ongoing schoolwide service projects. The YouthBuild AmeriCorps VISTA will support external communications and student recruitment by managing the school’s social media accounts and website, and assist with fundraising through grant writing, implementation and reporting, and donor recruitment. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required Alignment with, and adherence to, YouthBuild’s mission to transform the lives of DC opportunity youth Commitment to mentoring and educating opportunity youth, and belief that all students can achieve success Familiarity with youth development principles and alternative high schools Strong cultural competency skills, including excellent ability to communicate with diverse students and staff Ability to think analytically, operate well under pressure, and make decisions with limited information Exceptional written and oral communication skills Comfort engaging in both highly collaborative and independent, self-directed tasks Dedication to their own life-long learning and professional growth HOW TO APPLY Click here  to read more about AmeriCorps and to apply to the YouthBuild Education Success VISTA position.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. YouthBuild PCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status or religion.               HOW TO APPLY Click here to read more about AmeriCorps and to apply to the YouthBuild Education Success VISTA position.    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.   YouthBuild PCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not allow discrimination with respect to employment or any of the terms or conditions of employment because of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status or religion.
TenSquare YouthBuild Public Charter School, 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA Full-time