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Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps Member full-time serving in the Youth Development Program

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University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

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Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps Member (full-time, serving in the Youth Development Program


Notre Dame


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The mission of the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) is to welcome community and Notre Dame partners that strengthen the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend through relationship building and educational opportunities. By promoting innovation and excellence, the Center builds individual capacity and enhances existing systems throughout South Bend. The work of the RCLC addresses five goals to accomplish this mission: Hospitality, Education, Partnership, Civic Engagement, and Sustainability.

The RCLC Youth Development Program aims to improve educational outcomes for low-income, minority youth through the provision of comprehensive programming which includes afterschool tutoring, enrichment activities, and youth leadership training.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Assist with coordination of the Afterschool Tutoring program to include individual learning goals for each child, and incorporate focused research-based tutoring strategies aligned with Indiana State Standards. Gather and organize resources for tutors, assist in tutor training, and develop/implement system for monitoring progress.

Coordinate program evaluation for Afterschool Tutoring program. This includes: attending and facilitating training in implementation of assessment tools, ensuring that pre-post testing is completed at appropriate times and the results collected, entering data, preparing reports, distributing and collecting evaluation surveys to parents and tutors, and communicating results to Youth Development Director and Volunteer Coordinator.

Assist in recruiting/coordination of volunteers to participate in RCLC Youth Programs, and maintain ongoing communication with volunteers and Volunteer Coordinator.

Work with Youth Development Director to explore opportunities to expand existing youth programming to include additional activities, times, or sites.

Document RCLC Youth Program activities through photographs and text, and submit information regularly to the RCLC web site and Facebook page.

Oversee special projects as requested, and work with RCLC program staff to coordinate Youth Program special events.

Attend weekly RCLC staff meetings and Youth Development Team Meetings.

Attend weekly AmeriCorps meetings/trainings at the RCLC.

AmeriCorps is a national service organization aimed at helping communities meet needs in areas, including education, by building capacity of community organizations. AmeriCorps is providing funding for the RCLC to have 10 full-time members during 2018-2019. These are service positions, rather than traditional “jobs.” Full-time AmeriCorps members are expected to complete a full term of service (1700 hours). Members receive their Living Allowance in equal installments throughout their term of service. On completion of 1700 hours of service, the member will receive an Education Award.

Full Time AmeriCorps members will be compensated as follows:

Monthly Living Allowance: $1,248

Education Award: $5,920 (on completion of 1700 service hours)

Health Insurance

Child Care Assistance (if eligible)

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

US Citizen or lawful permanent resident alien.

Additional Qualifications include:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Interest in education, working with at-risk youth and community development.

Public speaking and the ability to teach/train others.

Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.

Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and some on-line systems.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Flexibility to work in a variety of settings.

Sensitivity, compassion and listening skills required to work with a diverse audience including: RCLC staff, volunteers, fellow AmeriCorps members, Notre Dame and community partners, RCLC participants (ranging in age from early childhood through senior citizens), neighborhood residents and families of youth participants.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

Experience working with youth, ages 6-18

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Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps Member (full-time, serving in the Youth Development Program


Robinson Learning Center (24015)

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The University of Notre Dame began late on the bitterly cold afternoon of November 26, 1842, when a 28-year-old French priest, Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., and seven companions, all of them members of the recently established Congregation of Holy Cross, took possession of 524 snow-covered acres that the Bishop of Vincennes had given them in the Indiana mission fields. A man of lively imagination, Father Sorin named his fledgling school in honor of Our Lady, in his native tongue, “L’Université de Notre Dame du Lac” (The University of Our Lady of the Lake). On January 15, 1844, the University was thus officially chartered by the Indiana legislature. Father Sorin’s indomitable will was best demonstrated in April of 1879 when a disastrous fire destroyed the Main Building, which housed virtually the entire University. Saying “If it were ALL gone, I should not give up,” Father Sorin employed 300 workers daily throughout the summer and rebuilt the structure that still stands today, topped by a gleaming Golden Dome

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