Education Internship - Fall 2016


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Urban Assembly School for Careers in Sports730 Concourse Village WestBronx, NY 10451


About

South Bronx United Education Interns work closely with SBU educational staff in coordinating and supervising the SBU After School Tutoring Program. The program provides homework help and academic enrichment activities for approximately 80 youth ages 10-15. Interns work 3-5 days a week from 3:45-6:45 pm and get hands on experience administering an educational program, counseling and tutoring youth, and developing educational resources. The internship is perfect for those looking to gain experience in the fields of education or school counseling.

When:
Fall Internship: September - early December
Spring Internship: mid/late January - May

Where:
The Urban Assembly School for Careers in Sports, 2nd Floor, Mott Haven Campus, 730 Concourse Village West, Bronx, NY 10451.

Qualifications:
Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in social work, counseling, and youth empowerment. Should have a background in working with youth. Education, social work, psychology, sociology, or related majors are preferred. No soccer background necessary.

Commitment:
A minimum of 3 days a week from 3:45-6:15, Monday-Friday for at least one semester (NY public school semester, not college semester).

Training:
All interns will receive training from our Director of Education and Youth Counselor prior to working in the classroom.

Benefits:
While the position is unpaid, interns have the opportunity to work directly with veteran educators and a licensed mental health counselor in an educational setting. Interns will get hands on experience in developing learning resources, managing a classroom, and working with students who have the greatest educational and/or emotional needs.

Responsibilities Detailed:
Interns assist in three major program areas. Depending on the specific interests and skill set of the intern the job can be focused on one or more of these areas:

Education
* Provide tutoring to youth within the program with a focus on Special Education students
* Support staff with classroom management
* Help build the database of educational resources and develop lesson plans
* Support the Education Director in building a middle school curriculum

Programmatic
* Track student behavioral incidents and progress
* Organize and maintain classroom space, program records and academic resources
* Support staff in tracking academic progress at tutoring and school
* Assist with volunteer recruitment and management

Counseling
* Help resolve conflicts between youth and manage behavior
* Work with youth in setting behavioral goals

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 3 days/week from Mon-Fri (3:45-6:15PM)
  • Resume and brief cover letter
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