AmeriCorps positions available in Northfield!

MSYC-2011-12-300x242Below are Northfield-based AmeriCorps positions currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year.

If you are interested in one or more of the positions below, please email a cover letter and resume to Marnie Thompson, Northfield High School Assistant Principal. Please specify in the cover letter which position(s) you are interested in. Application review begins soon, so apply today! Click to email Marnie Thompson.

The Northfield AmeriCorps positions work collaboratively to help support the Northfield Promise initiative, a collective impact effort striving to ensure all Northfield youth are supported from cradle to career.

AmeriCorps Promise Fellows — Up to 4 positions currently available

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Promise Fellows work directly with cohorts of 25-30 youth who are at-risk of not succeeding in school.  Promise Fellows provide academic support and also connect youth with after school programs, mentors, and community service opportunities.  Promise Fellows form significant connections with the youth in their cohort and have the chance to help change their lives.  Promise Fellows will be placed at the Northfield High School, Northfield Middle School, the Northfield Area Learning Center, Arcadia Charter School, The Key, and Northfield Healthy Community Initiative.  For a full position description, please CLICK HERE.

Greenvale Park Community School VISTA

GVP Community School logo-smallThis brand new VISTA position will assist with designing and implementing early literacy initiatives to improve reading outcomes for children through the Greenvale Park Community School.  The community school works to increase school and community connectedness among nearly 500 children and families in the neighborhood around Greenvale Park Elementary School, Northfield’s most diverse school.