Program Empowerment Director AmeriCorps- Boston, Phildedelphia, Vermont
The DREAM Program, Inc. is currently seeking dynamic individuals to help support DREAM mentors and youth as a Program Empowerment Directors for our Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, and Bennington, VT offices. This position is an AmeriCorps service position. Start date is August 22nd, 2017, and the position will run for one year. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
DREAM’s Local Programs (groups of college students mentoring children from an affordable housing community) are the heart of the organization. The primary responsibility of Program Empowerment Directors is to ensure that mentors have the necessary resources, training, and support to run an amazing mentoring program and empower children to DREAM big. Program Empowerment Directors spread contagious energy, model empowerment, and assist with action planning in a number of venues such as mentor meetings on college campuses, adventure trips around the Northeast, and outdoor skill building in the woods at Camp DREAM.
We are seeking creative, energetic and enthusiastic individuals to serve as Program Empowerment Directors for our local programs. Candidates must have experience working with youth and college students, exceptional communication skills, program management experience and an unwavering commitment to changing the life outcomes of some of Vermont's most vulnerable youth. It also helps if you are fun-loving, occasionally goofy, flexible and possess a good sense of humor!
Program Empowerment Directors drive DREAM’s mission, backed by a support team. In addition to mentor support, each Program Empowerment Director will collaborate with support team members to implement projects and improve our resources for children, families, and mentors.
Please direct any questions to the following people:
- Boston: Jess Souke, email@example.com, (617) 699-8408
- Vermont: Sarah Caliendo, firstname.lastname@example.org, (802) 338-8979
- Phildealphia: Jay MacFadgen, email@example.com, (267) 443-7023
To apply, please submit an AmeriCorps application to the DREAM listing on the AmeriCorps website here!