Program Intern – College Success Academy

Position Overview

The Program Intern will join a dynamic team of staff and faculty to execute the logistical components of the College Success Academy’s after-school program at the Edison K-8 School in Brighton and the McKay K-8 School in East Boston. The ideal candidate will possess excellent administrative, organizational, and computer skills as well as outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. We are seeking self-starters who bring experience working with adolescent youth. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with Scholars, observe classes, and learn from knowledgeable staff. This will be a 9-month contract position at 15 hours/week (minimum), and will begin in late September and continue through the end of May. Occasional Saturday work is likely. Salary is $12/hour.

Required Schedule

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Edison Site: 12:30 – 7 p.m. (hours include program time and bus supervision)
McKay Site: 12:30 – 6 p.m.

Reports to

Assistant Director, College Success Academy

Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative tasks to support the site coordinator that include, but are not limited to, maintaining daily attendance records, maintaining and organizing site materials, communicating with families
  • Supervise arrival, dismissal, snack, and recreational periods
  • Assist in supervising daily study hall
  • Attend monthly faculty meetings
  • Ride the school bus home with Scholars and monitor bus behavior (Brighton)

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to educational equity and college access
  • Demonstrated competency with middle school students
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and respond appropriately in a fast paced environment
  • Effective project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent cross-cultural sensitivity and experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong interpersonal, phone communication, and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office and Google Apps preferred)
  • Preference given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish

Apply

Please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and how you learned about this position, to Natasha Lopez at nlopez@tsf.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please include “CSA Program Intern” in the subject line of your email.

The Steppingstone Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.