HighSchool Program Assistant Needed (Part-Time) for Making Waves Education Program,San Francisco

Making Waves is an education program dedicated to ensuring that children fromurban, low-income neighborhoods acquire the skills necessary to gain acceptanceto college and graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Each wave of students stayswith the program until they graduate from college. Along the way, they aresupported by academic tutoring, SAT-preparation classes, financial aid fortuition costs, and a community of parents, teachers, staff, and fellowstudents.

The High School Program Assistant (HSPA) serves on a team responsible foroverseeing the academic and social progress of students throughout theirparticipation in the MWEP high school program. This position provides a varietyof administrative and project-based support duties to all members of the HighSchool team. The HSPA also works with high school staff to oversee dailytutoring and teaching sessions, ensuring student safety and discipline,administering the curriculum to students, and other functions related toprogram goals.

This position requires flexibility and the ability to adapt to various worksituations as the need arises. The HSPA organizes and assists in maintainingrecords of each Wave-Maker’s performance as it relates to academic, attendanceand behavioral issues. The HSPA facilitates effective and timely communicationbetween students, parents/guardians, tutors, and staff.

You may want to learn more about Making Waves by going to our website: http://www.making-waves.org.

Compensation:
This is a part-time position with no benefits. Pay rate is $14.50/ hour.

Note:
Candidates need to be able to work Monday-Thursday from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Work is only guaranteed for the academic year, while school is in session.

How Do You Apply?
Interested candidates should submit a resume AND a letter of intent whichaddresses the following questions:
1. Why am I interested in this position?
2. How does this position fit in with my long-term goals?
3. How do issues present in an urban community affect students, families andschools?
4. Describe any relevant experience you have working with students.

Please submit these materials via fax or U.S. Post to M. Fries:
Making Waves
3130 20th Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110
Fax number: (415) 567-8314

High School Educational Adviser (bayview)

JOB TITLE: EDUCATION ADVISER
PROGRAM: SAN FRANCISCO COLLEGE ACCESS CENTER (SFCAC), CAL-SOAP
LOCATION: 1596 POST STREET, 1ST FLOOR, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109
SALARY: $13.50 PER HOUR, PART-TIME POSITION, SOME EVENINGS & WEEKENDS
THIS IS A 10-12 MONTH CONTRACT POSITION. POSSIBLE EXTENSION WILL BE BASED ONJOB PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAM FUNDING.

APPLY DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
EXPECTED START DATE: ASAP
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DESCRIPTION
JCYC’s San Francisco College Access Center (SFCAC) mission is to provideculturally relevant, comprehensive college preparation information andassistance. Although open to the community, the program targets students whoare low income and/or first of their family to attend postsecondary educationprograms. SFCAC is a collaborative program focusing on service coordination,enhancement, and expansion. It is one of 16 Cal-SOAP projects administered bythe California Student Aid Commission (CSAC).

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
– Must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate or graduate studentfor the 2011-2012 academic year.
– Must demonstrate that you are the recipient of financial aid (ie: Pell Grant,Cal Grant, loans, or work-study) for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The Education Adviser reports directly to the SFCAC Program Manager.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Service/Outreach
• Identify, select and serve eligible participants at target school sitebased on eligibility criteria.
• Assess and determine participants’ educational needs and academicpotential.
• Provide college and career counseling on an individual and group basisto encourage participants to complete high school and enroll in college.
• Assist participants in applications for college admissions, financialaid, entrance exams and scholarships.
• Coordinate and chaperone college campus field trips.
• Assist in the coordination of financial aid events (Cash for College).
• Participate in community outreach events, college fairs, conferences,and trainings.
• Coordinate Career Technical Education (CTE) programming at designatedwork sites.

Administrative
• Manage a caseload of 80 to 100 high school students who will receive”intensive contacts/services” as defined by program guidelines.
• Maintain and complete participants’ files with all required documentsfor all students in caseload.
• Provide support to target SFUSD high school counseling staff andcollaborate on events that complement SFCAC program timeline.

Other Program Duties
• Participate in other SFCAC/intra-agency meetings, activities,committees, conferences, retreats, etc., as appropriate.
• Other related duties as needed.
JOB QUALIFICATION
EDUCATION: High school diploma required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 or more years experience working with youth providingsupport services and/or understanding of obstacles of youth who are low-incomeand first in their families to attend college; Experience in conductingpresentations and activity planning; Effective verbal and written communicationskills; Team player; Possess strong organizational and follow-through skills;Proficient in MS Word and Excel and knowledgeable in Power Point; Experienceworking with diverse student populations and bilingual preferred (Spanish,Mandarin and/or Cantonese) preferred; Knowledge of community activities,resources and programs for youth in SF and ability to work cooperatively withhigh school faculty and community agency staff, desired.

HOW TO APPLY: No Phone Calls Please. Applicants MUST submit the following to beconsidered: 1) resume of qualifications and experience and; 2) cover letter.Email cover letter AND resume to: info_sfcac AT jcyc DOT org , Attn: SFCACAdviser Position
PLEASE NOTE: The San Francisco College Access Center (SFCAC), a program ofJapanese Community Youth Council, actively seek to hire and promoteindividuals, recruit volunteers and provide services to individuals withoutregard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious creed, nationalorigin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of non-job relatedconditions or disabilities. All employees of the JCYC participate in a criminalbackground investigation.

·        Compensation:$13.50 per hour. 15-20 hours per week.

·        This is apart-time job.

·        This is at anon-profit organization.

·        Principals only.Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.

·        Please, no phonecalls about this job!

·        Please do notcontact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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