Careers

South Bronx United is hiring. Additionally, there are travel soccer coaching positions are available. These come with a small coaching stipend. Feel free to inquire by sending a cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org.

South Bronx United is currently hiring for the following positions:

Development Manager
Social Worker / Youth Counselor
Program Site Coordinator (PT)
Summer Teacher (Math and Humanities-based) (July 1, 2018 start date)
Soccer Coordinator, Coach, & Mentor (FT or PT, AmeriCorps Up2Us Coach) (August 1, 2018 start date)
Soccer Coach-Mentor (PT, evenings/weekends) (Aug 1, 2018 start date)
Volunteer Coordinator (FT, NYC Civic Corps) (Sept 1, 2018 start date)
Community Outreach, Development, and Communications Associate (FT, AmeriCorps VISTA) (September or November 2018 start date)
For school year and summer internships, visit here.

If you are interested in a position, please email your resume and cover letter to info@southbronxunited.org


DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

SCOPE
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,100 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were board outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100% of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92% have graduated in four years, and 94% have gone on to attend college.

South Bronx United seeks a Development Manager to work collaboratively with the Executive Director and program staff to increase funding for the organization in order to help SBU sustain and expand its impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The role of the Development Manager involves owning every aspect of South Bronx United’s fundraising operations, including database management, preparation and coordination of donor communications and solicitations, gift processing, grant writing support, and prospect research. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager will also assist in organizing special events, including a major annual benefit. Core responsibilities for the Development Manager position include the following:

1. Work with the Executive Director to implement and design all fundraising activities.
• Prepare and coordinate donor communications and mailings, including end-of- year appeals and acknowledgment letters.
• Manage fundraising timelines including grant deadlines, upcoming events, program site visits, and board meetings.
• Communicate with the Executive Director and Development Associate on upcoming deadlines and activities.
• Work with the SBU Supporters Club board and the board of directors to promote engagement and support development activities.
• Maintain relationships with donors and funders.
• Oversee the updating of development-related pages of the website and generate fundraising email communications.
• Support the Executive Director, senior staff, and Board of Directors in all development initiatives and other activities as assigned.

2. Work with the Executive Director and outside consultants to produce high quality grant proposals that result in awards from foundations for organizations programs and initiatives.
• Prepare first drafts of grant proposals.
• Support the Executive Director with external and internal outreach and planning required.
• Maintain updated, accurate grant materials, include budgets, program data, and personnel lists
• Coordinate submission of grant reports.
• Ensure the grants and reports are submitted within a specified timeframe

3. Manage and coordinate fundraising events including the Annual Benefit, which raises $100,000 for 300 guests every year.
• Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare all materials, and liaise with event support.
• Solicit potential donors, in-kind donors, and sponsors.
• Communicate with committee members and supervise evening volunteers.
• Implement a marketing plan to promote events.

4. Manage the donor database and donor communications.
• Oversee and execute data entry for gifts, pledges, grants, and donor reports.
• Track donor relationships in the Salesforce database
• Ensure that receipts are issued for all contributions in a timely manner
• Prepare a variety of reports including contact and giving history. Coordinate with the fiscal team to track incoming donations and prepare financial reports.

5. Prospect for new funding opportunities that may good fits for supporting SBU's programs.
• Research prospects, including individuals, corporations and foundations.
• Conduct ongoing research in business, philanthropy and related fields to identify potential donors and sources of donor information.

6. Manage development staff, including an AmeriCorps VISTA Development and Communications Associate and development and special event interns.

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate has the following experience and skills:
• 3-5 years of development management or grant-writing experience with a nonprofit organization
• Self-motivated problem-solver; exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and optimistic
• Strong communicator with good interpersonal skills and customer service sense
• First-rate writing skills
• Experience in producing grant proposals on behalf of 501c3 nonprofit organizations
• Adept at skillfully partnering with program staff; and able to quickly assimilate knowledge about South Bronx United and its work
• A passion for the mission and programs of South Bronx United and the broader community
• An ability to work in diverse, multi-cultural settings
• Familiarity with event planning preferred
• Bachelors degree required

SALARY
Full-time, Competitive Salary plus a health stipend

ANTICIPATED START DATE
Early 2018


SOCIAL WORKER / YOUTH COUNSELOR

SCOPE
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,100 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were board outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100 percent of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92 percent have graduated in four years, and 94 percent have gone on to attend college.

South Bronx United seeks a Social Worker or Youth Counselor to help the organization meet the social-emotional needs of its youth; manage cases of at-risk and immigrant youth; refer youth and families to outside social services as needed; support outreach efforts and caseload for immigration screenings and legal services; and work with program staff to ensure the continuation of strong academic and social outcomes. The individual will work primarily with approximately 170 youth, ages 12-19, in the SBU Academy but also support outreach and social service referrals for other programming. Nearly all of these students served are from immigrant families, about 40 percent were born abroad, and approximately one-third are English Language Learners.

The Social Worker / Youth Counselor will work collaboratively with program staff, coach-mentors, and volunteers to achieve the organization’s mission and impact youth outcomes. Applicants with backgrounds in social work, mental health counseling, and youth case management are welcome to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide social and emotional support to help youth develop into civic minded leaders.

Main Activities:
• Manage individual youth cases, including meetings, referrals, and coordination with school, family, and other providers.
• Coordinating social, emotional, and behavioral interventions.
• Offering individual and group counseling for select youth.
• Planning and conducting workshops to promote character development and conflict resolution.
• Supporting leadership programs and activities.

2. Work with program staff to ensure youth meet academic, college preparatory, and social outcomes:

Main Activities:
• Collecting and monitoring quantitative and qualitative data on attendance, behavior, and performance trends.
• Developing strategies to increase and maintain students’ engagement in academic programs.
• Instituting program-wide practices for individual goal setting.
• Conducting periodic interviews with youth to assess student progress and emerging needs.
• Collaborate with and supervise program volunteers, mentors, and junior staff in delivering youth programming and serving as youth mentors.

3. Support outreach efforts and caseload for immigration screenings and legal service:

Main Activities:
• Complete training as for Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accreditation
• Work with Legal Services Coordinator to support youth through Immigration Court procedures
• Provide basic information to youth and families regarding potential avenues of immigration relief.
• Conduct immigration service related outreach and screenings to families and teenagers in SBU’s community programs.

4. Partner with external organizations and referring youth for outside services.

Main Activities:
• Coordinate referrals for youth and families to outside agencies (including education, mental health, legal services, physical health).
• Build partnerships with community organizations that serve as youth resources.
• Manage relationships and facilitating communication with youth’s schools, teachers, and counselors in order to collect student data and communicate regarding youth attendance or other concerns.

5. Facilitate family/parent communication and involvement.

Main Activities:
• Communicate with parents and families on issues and activities concerning their children.
• Organize family-oriented and community-based programs and events as needed (immigration seminar, health/wellness day, clothing/equipment drives).
• Coordinate family education and parent meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Youth Development Social Workers should meet the following requirements:

• MSW or LMHC with at least two years of experience in youth development or counseling is highly preferred. Candidates with significant youth development and/or case management experience will also be considered.
• Experience working closely with youth and families.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Interest in addressing immigration issues with youth and families
• Strong team and communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal, mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and with a young, developing nonprofit organization.
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative and computer skills.
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred.
• Spanish speaking is strongly preferred. French speaking is a plus.

SCHEDULE
Full-time, hours are aligned with programs which include two evenings during the school year and occasional weekend events.

START DATE
Ideally June 2018

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org
For more information visit www.southbronxunited.org


PROGRAM SITE COORDINATOR (PT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United Inc. (SBU) is a sports-based youth development organization that uses soccer as a tool for social change. Its mission is to prepare youth to succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. SBU serves more than 1,100 boys and girls annually through programming on the field and in the classroom, including academic enrichment and tutoring, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, immigration legal services, and other individual and family supports. The majority of youth served are from immigrant families and many were board outside of the country. While the South Bronx has the nation’s highest poverty rate and low educational outcomes, SBU makes a significant difference in the lives of its youth. In the last five years, 100% of youth in the organization’s core program, the SBU Academy, have graduated high school, 92% have graduated in four years, and 94% have gone on to attend college.

The Global Youth League (GYL) started in 2014 with dual purposes: (1) to provide a recreational soccer outlet and safe space to South Bronx and immigrant teens, ages 14 and up, (2) to provide low-income, immigrant adolescent youth with beneficial social services, including immigration screenings, immigration legal services, and referrals for other health and social supports. The program aims to serve at least 100 high school aged boys and girls.

SBU seeks an individual to coordinate the Global Youth League and the Girls Recreational Program at Mullaly Park and ensure its success and growth. The role is part-time, up to 15 hours per week, including a full-day on Saturdays and approximately 5 hours during the week, in the office. The role could be ideal for a teacher, college or graduate student, or anyone who is organized, passionate about working with youth, and looking for part-time work. An interest in immigrant services, a proficiency in Spanish, and soccer experience is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Coordinator’s responsibilities will include:

1. Supervise a Recreational Soccer Program and GYL Site on Saturdays.
• Coordinate on-site operations for soccer programming.
• Supervise coaches, referees, staff, and volunteers on site.
• Manage and setup equipment and facilities.
• Communicate with parents, families, and children and youth (ages 4 – 19)
• Support the implementation of special events and support services (including immigration screenings, legal services outreach, and other support services)
• Interface with external parties and partners (parks department, bystanders, other sports organizations).

2. Manage program off-site to ensure effective program operations.
• Maintain necessary records, including attendance, schedules, contact information, and participant registration information.
• Communicate via phone, email, and social media with participants and families to encourage ongoing participation.
• Communicate via phone, email, and social media with volunteer coaches and paid referees, ensuring delivery of good service and enlisting their support to achieve the programs’ goals.

3. Ensure the success and growth of program with data-driven methods
• Monitor essential data including attendance, immigration screenings, and referrals.
• Collaborate with staff and volunteers to reach target outcomes.
• Submit appropriate documentation demonstrating the site and program performance and operational efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Site Coordinator should meet the following requirements:
• Punctual, organized and detail oriented.
• Familiarity with managing large registration spreadsheets, demographic data, and financial information.
• Experience and proficiency working with youth.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with adults and youth
• Demonstrated interest in working with immigrant services, preferred
• Experience and interest in coaching soccer at a recreational level, preferred.
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Familiarity with the South Bronx community or other neighboring communities is preferred.
• Strong conversational Spanish proficiency highly preferred

Time and Compensation
Part-time. Approximately 15 hours per week. Must be able to work full-day Saturdays. Hours and schedule depend on the season. Starting compensation is $20-$25 per hour.

Anticipated Start Date
August / immediately

To Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to info@southbronxunited.org. Please do not call. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. To learn more about the organization visit www.southbronxunited.org



COACH-MENTOR (PT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United (SBU) is seeking energetic individuals with a passion for youth development and sports to join our team of SBU Coach-Mentors. In the position the individual will serve as the Team Mentor and Head Soccer Coach for a travel team of boys or girls within the SBU Academy Program. As a mentor, the individual serves as the first point of contact for any issues regarding SBU student athletes on the team and as a positive influence promoting education, character, and community. As a coach, the individual will run twice-weekly soccer trainings and coach the team at weekend games. The coach will have the goal of keeping youth active, instilling fun, and helping youth grow as both athletes and students.

This is a part time position requiring approximately 8-12 hours/week during the fall and spring seasons. Hours will decrease during the off-season.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Serve as a Mentor for a team of approximately 20 youth (mentees):
• Serve as first point of staff level contact for the mentees.
• Help plan, set, and keep students on their program schedule.
• Maintain weekly contact with each mentee in person and via phone.
• Maintain regular contact with mentees’ parent/guardian.
• Help SBU Education Director monitor student academic performance and assist in the collection of student report cards, transcripts, and school documents.
• Work with SBU Youth Counselor and Education Director to identify social, emotional, and academic issues or concerns.
• Check email daily and maintain good communication with SBU office staff
• Hold a weekly call with SBU office staff to discuss progress of each student-athlete on the team.
• Schedule one monthly in person meeting with program directors.
• Complete progress reports for each mentee two times per year.
• Attend program orientation/training (2 trainings per year)

2. Serve as Head Coach a travel youth soccer team
• Plan and lead training sessions at least two times per week during the season and at least one time per week during the winter.
• Coach and manage team at games.
• Coordinate team travel and traveling with students to games and events.
• Track attendance data from soccer and academic sessions.
• Attend coach training sessions and coach meetings
• Communicate effectively with youth regarding soccer and academic events.
• Enforce attendance and program policies on the soccer field.
• Work collaboratively with an assistant coach where applicable.
• Coordinate with the Director of Soccer Operations on all soccer matters

SCHEDULE
Coaches must be able to commit to coaching for at least one program year, August 14, 2017 - June 30, 2018. Approximately 8-12 hours per week during the seasons. The precise schedule will be known ahead of each season (fall, winter, spring). Activities include:
• Two practices per week (generally T/Th, 6-8pm in fall/spring but may vary)
• One or two practices per week in the winter (January- February)
• Weekend games
• Weekly phone call with program coordinator
• One in-person meeting per month
• Record keeping and communication with youth and parents

COMPENSATION
Base of $5,500 for 10 months.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Enthusiastic and positive working with you.
• Experience and passion for working with youth from diverse backgrounds
• Committed to holistic youth development with a strong knowledge of soccer.
• Previous soccer coaching experience is highly preferred but not a necessity.
• Coaching license is highly preferred.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds
• Spanish and/or French fluency is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume.


UP2US COACH & MENTOR (PT or FT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking energetic individuals with a passion for youth development and sports to join the Up2Us Coaching program. Each South Bronx United Up2Us member will serve as the Team Mentor and head or assistant soccer coach for a team of youth within the SBU Academy Program. In addition to mentoring and coaching a competitive soccer team, the Up2Us member will have an additional focus area, either helping with coordination and coaching of SBU’s Community Soccer Programs OR assisting with coordination and program delivery of the SBU After School Tutoring/College Prep Programs. Up2Us members will have the opportunity to see the inner working of a small, growing non profit and gain professional experience and skills in the fields of education, teaching, counseling, and coaching.

As a part time position this requires approximately 15-20 hours/week. The full time position requires 35-40 hours a week. A living stipend will be offered in accordance with the Up2Us part-time position policies. Additionally, those who complete the year will be considered for further paid SBU coaching positions.

In addition to site-specific duties at South Bronx United, members are also responsible for the following Up2Us program requirements: Completing timesheets; Attending the Up2Us National Coaching Institute, Attending professional development and training seminars every other month; Reflecting on their work in guided reflection logs; and Participating in a National Day of Service

The Up2Us program is an intense experience and members are asked to go above and beyond each and every day at their hosts site (South Bronx United). Being a part of the Up2Us program connects members both with their local communities and a larger national movement of people dedicated to serving youth through sports. Up2Us positions are offered in conjunction with the Americorps or Office of Juvenile Justice mentorship programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Team Mentor & Coach, the Up2Us member will:
• Serve as first point of staff level contact for a group of approx 20 youth (mentees)
• Help plan, set, and keep students on their program schedule
• Maintain weekly contact with each mentee in person and via phone,
• Maintain regular contact with mentees’ parent/guardian
• Monitor student academic performance, and assist in the collection of student report cards, transcripts, and school documents,
• Work with SBU Youth Counselor and Education Director to identify social, emotional, and academic issues or concerns
• Check email daily and maintain good communication with SBU office staff
• Enforce attendance and program policies
• Serve as a head or assistant coach for 1 SBU travel soccer team, planning and leading training sessions, coaching at games, and travelling with students to games and events.
• Track attendance data from soccer and academic sessions.
• Complete progress reports for each mentee two times per year.

Additionally Up2Us Coaches will either:
• Assist with coordination and program delivery of the After School Tutoring Program and/or College Prep program, helping managing the learning environment, tracking student attendance and providing direct academic support
OR
• Assist with the coordination of the SBU recreational program, supporting volunteer soccer coaches, leading recreational practices, and helping with coach trainings.

LOCATION*
SBU Office: South Bronx United, 594 Grand Concourse, Suite 2, Bronx, NY 10451
Academic Site: Urban Assembly School for Careers in Sports, 730 Concourse Village West, Bronx, NY
Primary Soccer Site: Macomb’s Dam Park, 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451

*Most service will be performed at soccer or academic sites

SCHEDULE
The term of service runs August 1, 2017-July 31, 2018. The following hours are approximate, times may change slightly.
Team Coach & Mentor w/Soccer Focus
• T/Th, 6-8pm (Academy Soccer Practice)
• T/W/Th, 3:30-6pm (Recreational Practice) OR Sat, 8-3pm (Recreational Games)
• Sun (dependent on game schedules)
Team Coach & Mentor w/Academic Focus
• M/W, 5:30-8pm OR T/Th, 3:30-6pm (Tutoring/College Prep)
• T/Th, 6-8pm (Academy Soccer Practice)
• Sat or Sun (dependent on game schedules)
**Those serving in a full time capacity will coach and mentor 2 teams and will assist with soccer programming on both Saturdays and Sunday**

COMPENSATION
Coaches will receive a $9,000 living stipend for their service over the course of 12 months as well as a $500 bonus upon successful completion of their one year term of service. All HR related matters are handled by Up2Us. Learn more about the Up2Us program at https://www.up2us.org/coach-across-america.
**Those working full time will receive approx 15,000 and a 5,700 educational award**

QUALIFICATIONS
Enthusiastic to work with youth, committed to holistic youth development with a strong knowledge of soccer. Previous coaching experience is not a necessity. Coach/Mentors with an Academic Focus should have a strong academic background and feel comfortable with SAT level math and English. Coach must also be a us citizen or permanent resident.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume.


AMERICORPS VISTA DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE (FT)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United is seeking energetic, caring individuals who are passionate about helpng provide youth in the South Bronx with the resources they need to succeed, to join our staff as an Americorps VISTA Development Associate. A VISTA Development Associate will increase South Bronx United’s capacity for development, fundraising, and marketing. He/she will have hands on work contributing to strategic and development plans, planning guides, donor databases, research and prospect lists, promotional materials, social media and newsletters, press releases, media inquiries, and more.

This is a full time position. A living stipend will be offered in accordance with an full-time position offered through the Americorps VISTA Program. The South Bronx United VISTA position is a partnership with Up2Us.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Event Planning & Coordination: The Development Associate will assist with the planning and coordination of SBU’s 4th Annual Benefit, as well as supporting smaller fundraising events.
• Marketing & Public Relations: Associate will coordinate periodic marketing/promotional events and analyze their impact on the organization. Associate will work closely with the SBU Junior Board and the Executive Director on marketing, public relations, and community presence efforts, while playing an important role in maintain/improving SBU’s social media presence.
• Building Relationships and Donor Database: Associate will prospect for potential donors, sponsors, and supporters, cultivate relationships with existing donors, and document fundraising strategies.
• Fundraising Research: Associate will learn and implement strategies for researching potential new funders.
• Grantwriting: Associate will support grant writing efforts, including foundation outreach efforts.

SCHEDULE/LOCATION
• South Bronx United, 594 Grand Concourse, Suite 2, Bronx, NY 10451
• Monday – Friday, 10:00-6:00; Occasional Saturday/Sundays for weekend events

COMPENSATION
A living stipend is provided of approximately $15,000. An educational award of $5,775 that can used towards student loans or future educational expenses is provided on successful completion of the one year service term. Certain benefits are also provided. Learn more about the VISTA program at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

HOW TO APPLY
Email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume


VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - NYC CIVIC CORPS

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United (SBU) is seeking enthusiastic and caring individuals with a passion for youth and community development to serve as NYC Service Civic Corps members. Civic Corps members will serve as one of two South Bronx United Volunteer Coordinators, supporting the recruitment and management of SBU’s volunteers, a community of over 200 individuals passionate about youth development and community enrichment through sports. The Volunteer Coordinator will specifically work to recruit and manage tutors, mentors, volunteer teachers, and soccer coaches. The member will collaborate with staff and volunteer leaders to strengthen volunteer processes and training materials with the goal of recruiting more volunteers, improving the volunteer experience, improving program quality through volunteer training and preparation, and retaining more volunteers for longer periods of service.

Each Volunteer Coordinator helps with recruitment and management of volunteers in SBU's core program areas: academics, soccer, and immigrant services. After ten months, the member will have helped recruit more volunteers, encouraged volunteers to stay for the next semester or year, improved our volunteer management process, and have had a direct impact on the lives of over 1000 students by improving their experience in South Bronx United and providing a mentors that they can count on.

RESPONSIBILITIES DETAILED
• Recruit, interview, and place volunteer candidates
• Track and interpret statistics on recruitment and retention
• Develop consistent practices and communications around targeted recruitment, retention, recognition and volunteer leadership development.
• Research effective volunteer training methods, working with staff to strengthen volunteer training, including trainings manuals
• Collaborate with staff to implement effective volunteer orientation and training sessions
• Maintain a database of volunteers, which includes volunteer attendance
• Provide ongoing professional support, encouragement, and recognition for volunteers through their term of service.
• Build the SBU Volunteer Ambassador program on local college campuses
• Manage and support volunteers at their sites of service
• Maintain strong relationships with supervisors, staff, volunteers, youth, and other organization members
• Attend monthly professional development workshops hosted by NYC Service as well as the Americorps National Day of Service.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Has served as a volunteer in some prior capacity
• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals.
• Effective in multi-cultural and cross-cultural settings and understanding of individuals of all backgrounds.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and with a developing nonprofit organization.
• Flexible and adaptable to work in a variety of settings
• Strong administrative, computer, and writing skills.
• Proficiency with email, Google documents, and Microsoft Office
• Punctual and team-oriented
• (Preferred) Spanish and/or French fluency
• (Preferred) Experience in youth development
• (Preferred) Experience working with low-income, at-risk, or immigrant communities

SCHEDULE
The term of service runs early September – mid July. The following hours are approximate:
• Monday – Thursday, 11am-8pm
• Saturdays, 8am-4:30pm

LOCATION
• South Bronx United, 594 Grand Concourse, Suite 2, Bronx, NY 10451

COMPENSATION
• A living stipend of $14,300 is provided (pre tax)
• An educational award of $5,775 that can be used on student loans or future educational expenses is provided upon successful completion of the 10 month service term
• Health coverage
• Unlimited monthly metro card
All HR related matters are handled by NYC Service. Learn more about the Civic Corps program at http://www.nycservice.org/initiatives/3

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email info@southbronxunited.org with a cover letter and resume. Please be aware all applications will also require a formal application through the NYC Service Civic Corps program.


SUMMER TEACHER (MATH AND HUMANITIES-BASED)

OVERVIEW
South Bronx United's mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for social change, helping youth build character, teamwork, and leadership skills so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx serves 900 boys and girls, ages 4 through 19, each year by combining soccer with academic enrichment, college prep, mentoring, leadership development, health and wellness, and legal and support services for immigrant youth.

The Summer Soccer Scholars program is held each summer for 80 middle and high school students combining soccer, academics, and life skills to keep youth active and learning during the summer months. SBU Summer Soccer Scholars Instructors will serve as lead teachers during the academic portion of the program. They should attend both the program and the training.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Summer instructors will be responsible for teaching a 5-week academic enrichment course to classes of middle or high school youth. Math and ELA instructors will receive a unit outline and targeted Common Core standards for their specific grade level and subject. Instructors are expected to design the lessons, activities, and assessments for the course in collaboration with the Education Director. Instructors will teach two or three one-hour classes with a teaching assistant to 10-15 students.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Enthusiastic and caring with a specific interest in youth development. Math instructors should have a prior teaching experience, preferably in middle school math, geometry, or algebra. ELA instructors should have experience in teaching middle or high school reading and writing. Teachers should have experience teaching students between ages of 11 and 19, preferably in an inner-city setting. Experience in curriculum development, lesson planning, and differentiated instruction is preferred. Instructors should have strong classroom management skills. A masters or bachelors degree in an education related field is strongly preferred. No soccer background necessary.

SCHEDULE/LOCATION
Training: Tuesday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm; first week of July. All instructors will be oriented and supervised by the Education Director. Instructors will attend a one-week orientation before the program begins. Additional training and supervision will be provided by SBU's Executive Director, a career educator and instructional coach.
Program: Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-12:30pm; mid July - mid August,
Where: Mott Haven High School Campus, 730 Concourse Village West, Bronx, NY 10451

COMPENSATION
$2,500 - 3 classes

HOW TO APPLY
If interested in the position, please email info@southbronxunited.org with resume and cover letter expressing the reasons for your interest and your availability for the position. Please put the name of the position in the subject line.