Program Associate, Summer Search Phila.
Posted by Summer Search Philadelphia on November 30, 2021
Are you a captivating group facilitator? Are you passionate about building a sense of purpose in Philadelphia’s young people? Do you want to grow your project management skills? Are you passionate about the power of mentoring? Do you have a track record of helping young people gain career, financial, and post-secondary exposure? Are you willing to work in the gray space and be a part of innovations to support young people to thrive? Apply to become a Summer Search Program Associate Today!
While young people from low-income communities – who are disproportionately young people of color – face systemic inequities in school, in the workforce, and in life, they possess unique strengths, resilience and tremendous potential. When provided with support and resources, these young people fulfill their potential and achieve success in school, work, and life.
Through a combination of mentoring and transformative experiences, Summer Search supports young people to successfully transition from adolescence into adulthood. We aim to unleash the potential of our young people while also building a toolkit for navigating and challenging systemic barriers to higher education and career opportunities.
Summer Search Philadelphia seeks a Program Associate to manage a caseload of approximately 35 high school students, build relationships, and provide mentoring through a combination of group facilitated and 1:1 conversations from sophomore year through senior year of high school. Program Associates utilize Summer Search’s unique in-depth mentoring methodology, prepare students for rewarding summer experiences, support post-secondary readiness, matriculation, and career pathway exposure. Program Associates partner with students to provide individualized support of the many facets of students’ lives, which includes conversations about school, family, friends, race, class, gender, sexuality, summer programs, and more.
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