- Program Coordinator
- Americorps Fellow
The Program Coordinator implements each of the Apprentice Learning’s core programs: Apprenticeships, City Summer Internship and Workplace Explorations. Each program scaffolds skills to prepare middle school students for success in the workplace and in high school.
The Program Coordinator will actively support students as they transition to summer programs, paid internships, and jobs as well as support the engagement of our program alumni. Currently, there are over 200 alumni who attend numerous public, charter, and public high schools in Boston.
The Program Coordinator will report to, and work closely with, Apprentice Learning’s Program Director on all aspects of the program to provide administrative support and assistance in other areas as the need arises. Additionally, the Program Coordinator will contribute and support AL staff at other AL partner schools.
The Program Coordinator must be willing and able to perform the following job functions:
- Co-plan and teach weekly virtual preparatory classes to build communication, presentation, and other important career skills in participants as they prepare for an apprenticeship.
- Use media creatively to support students’ awareness of career skills and options.
- Support Apprentices during virtual apprenticeships, including close adherence to safety and logistical guidelines.
- Manage all related paperwork.
- Monitor Apprentice travel during in person apprenticeships, including arrivals and departures in accordance with safety protocol.
- Support special and culminating events.
- Work collaboratively as a team
Essential Skills for Success
- 2+ years of experience managing programs in public school, summer, or afterschool settings.
- Ability to develop positive and growthful relationships with middle school students, particularly in urban settings.
- Ability to work independently and manage tasks in a timely way.
- Strong cross-cultural competencies.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong administrative, organizational and strategic skills.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Zoom communication platform, and preference given to candidates with Adobe and social media skills.
- Sense of humor.
- Completed at least two years of college, BA preferred.
- Bi-lingual Spanish or Cape Verde strongly preferred.
Salary: Starting at $40K depending on experience, health and retirement benefits, generous vacation, supportive work culture.
Send a letter stating why you want to work with Apprentice Learning and a resume to:
Apprentice Learning strives to have a board and staff who reflect the students we serve. To that end, staff is expected to recognize and value racial, religious, cultural, ethnic, economic, gender diversity as well as diversity of opinion and learning style. We strive to create a culture where staff, students, families, school and work partners are treated with respect and dignity. Staff is encouraged to engage in ongoing learning to increase personal effectiveness regarding diversity and inclusion. We agree to motivate and encourage one another regarding the everyday practice of diversity and inclusion.