University of Notre Dame Summer AmeriCorps position (Quarter-Time) with the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Notre Dame, Indiana

Position Information

Job Description

The RCLC Youth Entrepreneurship Program offers summer programming for middle and high school youth, from June 18 through July 22, 2018. This program focuses on entrepreneurial concepts and innovation, as well as learning about local businesses. Many children enrolled also attend the RCLC Youth Development Camp, for youth grades 1-12, in the afternoons.

AmeriCorps Position Summary:

The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for helping to facilitate the RCLC summer Youth Entrepreneurship program and summer afternoon program, as well as coordinating short term projects related to Youth Entrepreneurship Program goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in coordination of Youth Entrepreneurship summer program activities. This may include: working with staff to develop and implement curriculum, leading activities, making arrangements for field trips and speakers, recruiting volunteers to assist, greeting children and parents at the beginning and end of the day, and tracking attendance.

  • Assist in implementation of the RCLC Afternoon Summer Program. This may include: leading activities, gathering supplies and resources, communicating with parents, working with children individually as well as in groups, and preparing meals/snacks.

  • Document program activities through photographs and text, and submit information to the RCLC web site and Facebook page.

  • Oversee and coordinate special projects as requested. This may include curriculum development and planning for the 2018-2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Program.

  • Attend summer staff and team meetings at the RCLC.

AmeriCorps is a national service organization aimed at helping communities meet needs in areas including education by building the capacity of community organizations. This is a service position, rather than traditional “jobs”. A quarter-time AmeriCorps member is expected to complete 450 hours during the summer. On completion of those 450 hours, the member will receive an education award.

Quarter-Time AmeriCorps members will be compensated as follows: Living Allowance: $1500 (paid out in equal installments twice a month) Education Award: $1538 (on completion of 450 service hours)

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or a lawful permanent resident alien.

Reliable transportation is a plus.

Additional Qualifications include:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Interest in education, working with at-risk youth, and community development.

  • Public speaking and the ability to teach/train others.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and some on-line systems.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Flexibility to work in a variety of settings.

  • Sensitivity, compassion, and listening skills required to work with a diverse audience including: RCLC staff, volunteers, fellow AmeriCorps members, Notre Dame and community partners, RCLC participants (ranging in age from early childhood through senior citizens), neighborhood residents, and families of youth participants.

Job Title: Summer AmeriCorps position (Quarter-Time) with the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Department: Robinson Learning Center (24015)

Family / Sub-Family: No Eprism / Intern_No Eprism

Career Stream/Level: Other

Pay ID: Semi-Monthly

FLSA Status: S6 - PT Non-exempt Salaried

Job Category: Summer Employment

Job Type: Seasonal

Schedule: Days of Week & Hours: Monday through Friday. Daily schedules may vary, but will always include mornings.

Schedule: Hours/Week: approx 35/week

Schedule: # of months: May-July

Job Posting Date (Campus): 02/22/2018

Job Posting Date (Public): 02/22/2018

Job Closing Date: 04/15/2018

Posting Type: Open To All Applicants

Posting Number: S18156

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