HOPE worldwide-Washington Chapter is currently seeking individuals to serve as AmeriCorps members at the Mack Strong TEAM-WORKS Academy in Tulalip, Washington and local Seasons of Service programs. The TEAM-WORKS Academy is a youth development program focused on building Strong Minds, Strong Bodies, and Strong Character in Native American and at-risk youth. AmeriCorps members will tutor and mentor grade school and middle school students at TEAM-WORKS Academy in Tulalip with a focus on math and reading/writing. This position will also help facilitate physical fitness curriculum and character building curriculum for the students. Occasionally AmeriCorps members will support other local HOPE worldwide staff members in planning and preparing for Seasons of Service programs.
Students completing a session of the TEAM-WORKS Academy program will exhibit improved knowledge of behavior/character traits and or social skills.
Students completing a session of the TEAM-WORKS Academy program will exhibit improved knowledge in reading or writing or math.
Students completing a session of the TEAM-WORKS Academy program will exhibit improved knowledge in physical education and increase physical activity
Provide safe learning environment for students at all TEAM-WORKS Academy sites.
Serve as a tutor/mentor for the HOPE worldwide – Washington Chapter TEAM-WORKS Academy Programs during the school year and summer months
Assist in recruitment and training for new volunteers for TEAM-WORKS Academy
Coordinate periodic events to increase parental and community involvement in TEAM-WORKS Academy
Assist with periodic Days of Service Programs and other events
Reporting for AmeriCorps and HOPE worldwide
Assist in curriculum development and maintenance for the ‘Strong Mind, Strong Body, Strong Character’ curriculums
Occasional administrative support for events and programs
Collect human interest stories
Occasional Fundraising support for local HOPE worldwide programs
Experience working with middle school and grade school age children, preferably from an underserved or at-risk population
Ability to exercise judgment in confidential or sensitive situations
Demonstrated ability to build relationships in a diverse and/or disadvantaged community
Must be a team-player and able to communicate and work well in a group setting
Confidence in teaching math and/or reading and writing skills
Athletic abilities and/or ability to get students excited to participate in physical fitness activities
Contact: Zoe Strong at 206.769.4841 or firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the Teamworks Academy can be found at http://www.teamworksacademy.org.