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College Corner Youth Tutor

At NEW, we believe that Poverty is a monster destroying hope and prosperity in the lives of low income communities and their families. Using NEW’s transformative approach we connect people, communities, and families to their own sense of power and economic mobility. We implement a holistic approach in all we do by addressing families’ basic needs, such as finding a stable and safe place to live, to supporting ambitious plans such as purchasing a home or starting a business.

At NEW we respect and honor all families, communities and cultures. We encourage innovation and “thinking outside the box”. We expect all employees to connect, create, and celebrate by being authentic, bold, engaged and transformational.

Reports to:
College Corner Lead
Pay:
$16.50 – $18.50 per hour
Status:
Part-Time Hourly
Employees to be supervised:
N/A
Work Hours:
15-20 hours per week; Monday – Friday; afternoon/evenings. Some weekends required.

Position Summary

College Corner staff will assist in the development and implementation of enhanced learning opportunities for middle school and high school youth, that help to improve their academic performance and social development. Primarily serving as youth tutors, they will assist students virtually, supporting the completion of academic tasks as outlined for the school year. They will provide additional enrichment activities that will promote and pique youth interest in higher education and self-advocacy. All New Economics for Women staff must understand the organization’s purpose, vision, and objectives, be knowledgeable of services and resources, and engage in the following activities: outreach, intake/assessments, referrals, and customer follow up. As an ambassador for the organization, this person is also responsible for actively supporting the overall mission and vision of NEW.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide individual or group tutoring for Middle & High School students
  • Assist middle school and/or high school youth with homework assignments
  • Manage an active roster of students
  • Motivate and educate the exploration of youth’s career and educational interests.
  • Facilitate the presentations of guest speakers, and services provided for youth enrichment.
  • Guide youth and parents through the college, financial aid, and scholarship application process.
  • Assist with the coordination and facilitation of higher education campus visits, including colleges and universities, vocational/trade schools, and professional schools.

Administrative Support

  • Submit daily student progress.
  • Submit daily attendance reports.
  • Monitor youth attendance.
  • Measure youth progress via progress reports/report cards.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Assist in the development of corrective action plans for underperforming youth.
  • Assist with other general duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Self-motivated
  • Innovative
  • Effective public speaker
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team member.
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
  • Proficient knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel, Access, etc…)
  • Working knowledge of technology (computers, Chromebooks, smartphones, printers, etc.)
  • Minimum English 1 Course completion required
  • Minimum Algebra 2 proficiency preferred

Education

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • Experience working with youth development, youth academic enrichment, or family support programs.
  • Experience working with community partnerships and collaborations is a plus.

Additional Requirements

None

New Economics for Women (NEW) is an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information you may contact NEW Human Resources:

303 Loma Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 483-2060 Ext-311  | [email protected]

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Contact New Economics for Women by calling at:

 (213) 483-2060

or by visiting us at:

303 S. Loma Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Contact NEW’s FamilySource Center at:

(818) 887-3872

or visit us at one of our locations:

CANOGA PARK
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

VAN NUYS
6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Contact East Los Angeles BusinessSource Center at:

(323) 568-1520

1780 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact NEW Women’s Business Center at:

(818) 650-1168

or visit us at one of our locations:

21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

554 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534

6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

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