The Cornwall Center at Rutgers University has partnered with the Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood to support the Promise Parent Leadership Academy AmeriCorps program, aimed at increasing student academic outcomes, student attendance and parental engagement in the Fairmount section of Newark. Participants will receive training before being assigned to work with students. During the 2020-2021 academic year, members will assist teachers and serve as academic tutors and attendance improvement specialists.
Parent Academy participants are professionals who will provide academic and attendance support to students in the Fairmount section of Newark.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent, and/or up to 4 years of elated experience depending on the duties to be performed. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the experience required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants must complete training provided by – Candidates must complete training provided by the Cornwall Center prior to starting the position. - Must be able to communicate orally and in written form - Must have a passion for working with youth and exhibit professionalism - Candidates must exhibit cultural competence - Must be able to keep detailed records - Must have basic computer skills - Must have access to a computer for virtual training - Must have a stable internet connection
Posting Number: 20FA0897
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 120269
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