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Great Oaks Foundation

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As a member of the Great Oaks Fellowship, Fellows are directly responsible for providing individualized instruction, mentorship, and enrichment opportunities to several small groups of middle or high school students each day in a full-time AmeriCorps service position. Fellows serve Monday-Friday and some weekends- an average day lasting 9-10 hours. This program starts in January 2022 and ends in June 2022.

This Fellowship is currently taking place in the following locations:

  • Newark, NJ - housing is provided w/ living allowance
  • Bridgeport, CT - housing is provided w/ living allowance
  • New York, NY - NO housing w/ living allowance

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About Great Oaks Foundation

Location:

38 Delancey Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Great Oaks Foundation is to launch and support a network of charter schools that prepare students for college success through a rigorous tutorial program. The Great Oaks Foundation has replicated the Great Oaks Fellowship model in Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT, Wilmington, DE and Baltimore, MD. A select group of Great Oaks Fellows are enrolled in the Teaching Residency program. We are seeking team-oriented, student-centered, service-minded individuals who share the belief that all students deserve a high-quality education.

Description

Great Oaks Fellows are integral members of the Great Oaks community. Over the course of one school year (August through June), Great Oaks Fellows collaborate with diverse stakeholders to instruct and mentor students, and help develop a community where those students thrive.

To ensure that Fellows meet the necessary living expenses incurred while participating in the Great Oaks Fellowship program, members are provided a modest living stipend, housing (utilities and furniture included) and access to food and health benefits. Members also receive ongoing professional development throughout the year. Fellows will be eligible for an AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon successful completion of the service term in good standing with the service site (completing 1,700 hours of service for Full-time members and the school year in its entirety). Most importantly, Great Oaks Fellows gain valuable professional and personal experience and acquire skills in civic-engagement, teamwork and leadership during a year of service.

The ideal candidate for the Great Oaks Fellowship is a recent college graduate who is passionate about service and working with youth. Great Oaks Fellows serve in Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT, Wilmington, DE and Baltimore, MD.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Newark, NJ 07102

(40.73507,-74.1739)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mathematics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Fellows serve Monday-Friday and some weekends- an average day lasting 9-10 hours.
  • 1. Must have a bachelor's degree by start of service; 2. Must be a U.S. citizen or have proof of permanent residency status; 3. Served no more than three previous AmeriCorps service terms

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