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The AmeriCorps Firewall Mentor position is:

  • August 2017 through June 2018

  • Monday-Thursday

  • Approximately 3:00-6:15 p.m.

  • Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Lauderhill, or Davie area

Mentor Position Description

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an excellent relationship with the students while promoting positive attendance, behavior, and course performance.
  • Manage student behavior and appropriate order
  • Assess the individual academic needs of each of your 8 to 12 students to ensure the completion of all school work accurately and on time.
  • Maintain accurate records related to each student’s academics and behavior.
  • Assist in the daily set-up and breakdown of the program as well as help students, staff, parents, or volunteers in any area needed

Duties:

  • Check grades on Broward County’s grade-tracking system for assigned group of 8-12 students.
  • Assist the students with their homework, projects, and in studying for tests/quizzes daily.
  • Monitor and record daily behavior and mediate any conflicts between students.
  • Ensure that daily snack is prepared and served.
  • Assist in the daily set-up and breakdown of the center.

Skills required:

  • Strong people skills and the ability to work well with students and staff.
  • Proficient in all academic subject areas (English, Algebra, Science, & Social Studies)
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office
  • High School graduate

Benefits include:

  • $1,527 education award at the end of the year to pay for college/loans

  • Bi-weekly paycheck

  • Life and career skills

  • Serve with a team of dedicated coworkers