|Hiring Manager||Rebecca Lewis|
|Age Limit||18 and up|
Job Title: COLLEGE ADVOCATE MENTOR
Organization Name: Portland Public Schools
Number of openings: 5
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:15am-3:15pm
Hours per week: 8-15
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE 2019/20 SCHOOL YEAR
Portland Public Schools is seeking employees to work as GEAR UP College Advocate Mentors (CAMs) for the 2019-2020 school year in the Madison, Jefferson, and Roosevelt clusters, service 7th and 8th graders in middle schools and/or 11th and 12th graders at the high schools. CAMs must be able to work 10-15 hours a week during school hours (8:15am-3:15pm Mon-Fri).
GEAR UP FEDERAL GRANT
Mobilizing for College: Engage, Empower, Elevate
In 2014 and 2018, respectively, Portland Public Schools was awarded two federal grants focused on building the capacity of schools to embed practices that promote equitable access to post-secondary education and training. Our revamped program, now known as Mobilizing for College: Engage, Empower, Elevate (M4C:E3) uses an integrated approach that engages community partners, families, teachers, and near peer mentors to advance educational opportunity and success. M4C:E3 draws on a set of best practices and a suite of services centered on the classroom that 1) leverage community resources and leadership of families; (2) support positive academic mindsets through data-informed teacher practice; and (3) encourage students to apply their unique intellectual, cultural an personal assets to realize their educational and career goals.
Local mentors from the community who are attending post-secondary education or training are paired with teachers to enrich classrooms, provide college and career exposure activities, and help students develop a college going identity.
In addition to working directly with teachers in the classroom, College Advocate Mentors have numerous paid opportunities for professional development including:
Under the direct supervision of the designated GEAR UP staff, and with guidance from school staff, College Access Corps members and experienced mentors, College Advocate Mentors:
CLASSIFICATION AND SALARY
This position is classified as a non-represented, limited term position, FLSA non-exempt. Mentor I - $12.50 per hours (less than 2 years of college). Mentor II - $14.75 per hours (verified 2 years of college - official transcripts required)
For more information about this position and for instructions on how to apply, please contact Jessica M4C SMART Coordinator
Apply by email - email@example.com
Apply by phone - 503-593-5366
Job ID: 44297
Position #: 998297
MORE INFO ABOUT FEDERAL WORK STUDY:
To see if you have been awarded work study, look at the award letter in your MyPCC Financial Aid Dashboard.
>> If you do not have a work study award, sign up for the waitlist<<
Must be able to attend teh following required trainingsFebruary 2020 Mid-Year Retreat (2 Days, 1 night, overnight)
One day trainings on September 20, 2019, November 2019, and April 2020
|Causes||Children & Youth College Readiness Education Mentor|
|Skills||Help w/People Learning/Education Mentoring Teaching|