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Job Posting: Program Coordinator (upper schools)

Founded in 1966, Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) is an independent non-profit organization supporting the academic and personal success of Cambridge public school children.  CSV develops programs that match caring and competent adults with students of all needs and levels. 

Upper School Programs

CSV manages two programs in the Upper Schools (grades 6-8) in Cambridge: Learning Centers and NetPals.  Learning Centers provide 1:1 tutoring for students at five schools. Last year, more than 100 students received free tutoring through the program. NetPals connects 7th graders with science/engineering professionals from local companies for mentoring via digital communication and face-to-face visits at the school and the NetPal’s workplace.  The program will match approximately 250 students at three Upper Schools with mentors from 15 companies.

Job Responsibilities and Compensation

Reporting to the Director of K-8 Programs and the Director of NetPals, the three Program Coordinators support the Upper School programs. Under the Director of K-8 Programs, the Program Coordinator will support Learning Center programming at the Upper Schools, which run from 3:00-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Under the Director of NetPals  and working closely with CPSD science teachers, the Program Coordinator will monitor and support NetPals digital communication and face-to-face site visits and field trips.

This support role may include, but is not limited to, work to support volunteer recruitment, training, administration, reporting, and evaluation.

This position is part-time, hourly, 15-25 hours per week, variable based on program needs, during the Cambridge public school year, based out of the CSV offices at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, with travel to the upper schools. Salary is commensurate with experience, $19-20/hour.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong organizational and program administration skills.
  • Experience in middle school teaching a plus.
  • Competency with Google Drive/suite preferred.
  • Background in science/engineering education a plus.
  • Excellent digital and written communication skills.
  • Competency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with adults and children from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • The ability to independently and creatively manage diverse responsibilities in a multi-faceted, expanding educational program.
  • Ability to travel among school locations.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter by email with the subject line “Program Coordinator” to:

Meg Ramsdell, Executive Director

Cambridge School Volunteers intends to develop a staff that reflects the diversity of the students that we serve.  We seek to create a team reflecting the diversity of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, and veteran status. To that end, we welcome and encourage applicants to bring their authentic selves when considering employment opportunities with CSV.



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