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The AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator will develop strategies and pilot programming that focuses on social capital development and brings together community members and families across the racial/socioeconomic divide in our neighborhood. This VISTA’s service will enable us to take the next step in harnessing diversity through programming that engages neighbors from all backgrounds and experiences, helping families to achieve economic mobility and, ultimately, break the cycle of poverty.
The AmeriCorps VISTA Family Mobility Coordinator’s role is two-fold: firstly, they will complete the development of our income supports program, a vital part of our renewed direction and vision for families to move towards economic mobility. Secondly, they will pilot USES’s whole family/parent engagement efforts as we move towards an intentionally Two-Generational model, recognizing that when parents are engaged and have the resources to invest in their children, they and their children are more likely to develop the skills they need to succeed and break the cycle of poverty.
Under the supervision of the Camp Hale Director and other designated staff (Assistant Director, Program Director, etc.) counselors live with campers and participate in all daily routine activities. Counselors also plan and lead cabin-group activities, whole-camp activities and both day and overnight trips out of camp. A counselor’s primary focus is to provide guidance, leadership, and support; creating a safe and nurturing atmosphere that enhances campers’ physical, social and emotional development.
Reporting to the Vice President of Programs, the Manager of STEAM and Arts Integration is responsible for operation and management of STEAM integration for all youth programs, including: Early Childhood Education, club48-After School and Summer/Vacation, and Camp Hale. The Manager of STEAM and Arts Integration will oversee the development and implementation of STEAM curriculum and daily planning, training for staff, recruitment of partnerships to further STEAM goals, and assist in the communication and engagement of parents around STEAM. The position will work closely with youth program staff to ensure seamless integration of STEAM into those programs and progress toward common goals, including an emphasis on the arts as a tool for approaching and accessing STEAM and social emotional learning.
This position reports directly to the Director of Early Childhood Education. This position will assist ECE Teachers in our preschool, toddler and infant classrooms. This position is on an "on-call" basis. Individuals would be on the ECE substitute list and contacted when coverage for a shift is needed. This can be a week long assignment or assignment on a daily basis.
During the weekends and in the absence of the regular assigned Camp Nurse, the Weekend/Relief Camp Nurse manages the camp infirmary by providing healthcare to campers and staff. She or he maintains accurate medical records of campers and staff members, and reviews and updates camp health-care policies. Applicants must be available from June 15, 2018 through August 27th, 2018.
USES seeks part-time Research Interns to support its research activities. Research Interns will research and synthesize the latest research on one or a small portfolio of topics. This position is suitable for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students seeking a project for academic credit through an independent study; one position is available for a stipend. Topics include (but are not limited to) intergenerational poverty, relationship between poverty and stress at home, youth and poverty, and more. Applications are being considered for summer and fall positions with a commitment between 10-15 hours per week.
The mission of United South End Settlements is to harness the power of our diverse community to disrupt the cycle of poverty for children and their families.