CEDO Connect - King St - Teen Futures Program Specialist
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King Street Center is seeking a Summer Teen Futures Program Specialist to plan and implement summer education and recreation activities for youth enrolled in the Teen Futures program (ages 11-18), both onsite and offsite in the community. The member will support Summer program activities and the Summer Lemonade Stand Program. The Summer Lemonade Stand Program is a work skills learning program, organized by King St Center, providing educational and employability learning opportunities to youth. They will develop and maintain relationships with current King Street rising 9th graders in order to develop and implement programs and activities aimed at successful high school graduation and post-secondary plans and support King St in its mission to create a place where kids meet opportunity through learning, play and connection. This AmeriCorps position will serve as part of CEDO's CONNECT AmeriCorps program. Our members will receive training and provide direct service to support the program goals to expand culturally appropriate youth programming and family supports, to close opportunity gaps in education and career, and promote STEM awareness and participation. Members will strengthen connections for youth to skill building for education and career development, with outcomes of increased school engagement, or strengthened skills in STEM subjects leading to college or career in growth areas. Youth engagement in schools and in our communities, through expanded learning opportunities in and out of school, reduces risky behavior and leads to safer communities Our members will provide innovative responses to pressing community problems with city departments, state agencies, education institutions and nonprofit organizations in Burlington, Winooski, and surrounding areas of Chittenden County.
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas :
Education , Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Public Safety . Skills :
Youth Development , Teaching/Tutoring , Team Work , Education , Leadership .