AmeriCorps Position - Youth Programs College Readiness Specialist

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Recruiting Organization: El Centro de la Raza

[NOTE: This is a full-time, year-long AmeriCorps position for 2022-2023. Benefits of an AmeriCorps position include: A monthly stipend to cover living expenses; an education award of up to $6,495 that can be used for future schooling or to pay off existing qualified student loan debt; basic health insurance; workers compensation coverage; and more. Find more information about what an AmeriCorps position can offer you at:]

As an organization grounded in the Latino community of Washington State, it is the mission of El Centro de la Raza (The Center for People of All Races) build the Beloved Community through unifying all racial and economic sectors; to organize, empower, and defend the basic human rights of our most vulnerable and marginalized populations; and to bring critical consciousness, justice, dignity, and equity to all the peoples of the world.

The College Readiness Specialist (CRS) in Youth Programs will gain hands-on experience in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual setting assisting in the coordination and delivery of social services programs. The applicant will gain experience working for a well-established nonprofit serving Seattle’s Latino community and other communities of color, opportunity to learn about non-profit programs in the context of youth empowerment and development.

The College Readiness Specialist will support with the operation of the 'Hope for Youth’ program that support high school aged youth through ethnic studies, critical consciousness development and access to higher education pathways. CRS will support with registration into programs, update database tracking & assist in program operations, designing workshops regarding financial aid, college admissions and other topics. Creating bi-monthly workshops, design a social media campaign will be among the main areas of focus.


• Flexible, patient, and sensitive when working with low performing students

• Able to communicate in English and Spanish

• Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies, Social Work or Education Major preferred but not required

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