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Job Opening: Director of High School Placement – Bronx

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Director of High School Placement to start in August 2018. The Director of Placement assists CitySquash’s highest-achieving middle school students who wish to apply to private high schools and oversees the progress of those students already placed in private high schools.

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 220 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to fourteen years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Seventy-five CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including  Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Hours & Schedule:

During the school year (Sept to mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends at 7pm Monday through Friday. During peak periods of the year, the Director of HS Placement might need to work longer hours and does a considerable amount of driving and travel. The Director of HS Placement also works, on average, two out of four Saturdays or Sundays. On weeks when there is one day of weekend work, the Director of Placement works a half-day on Fridays. The Director of HS Placement should also expect to chaperone up to five overnight team trips during the year. During the summer (mid-June to mid-Aug), the work day begins at approximately 9am and ends at 5pm. There is no weekend work when school is not in session from mid-June through August, except for phone calls from time-to-time.

Vacation: The position includes 6 weeks of vacation annually: 1 in December, 1 in February, 1 in April, and 3 in August. Some but not all national holidays are off.

Compensation: $35,000-$45,000 DOE. Full health insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Alexandra Boillot at alexandra.boillot@citysquash.org.   

 

Job Opening: Program Associate – Bronx

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Program Associate starting in August of 2018. The Associate’s time will be split between coaching squash, managing the mentoring program, and assisting with CitySquash’s fundraising, marketing and communications.

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 220 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to fourteen years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Seventy-five CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including  Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Hours & Schedule:

During the school year (Sept to mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends at 7pm Monday through Friday. In a four-week cycle, the Program Associate will have one full weekend of work (Saturday & Sunday), two weekends with just one day of work, and one weekend off. This position also includes chaperoning up to fifteen overnight weekend tournaments/trips a year. On weeks when there is one day of weekend work, the Program Associate works a half-day on Fridays; s/he receives a full day off to compensate for a full weekend of work. During the summer (mid-June to mid-Aug), the work day begins at approximately 9am and ends at 5pm. There is no weekend work when school is not in session from mid-June through August, but it should be noted that some of the overnight trips might fall over the summer.

Vacation: The position includes 6 weeks of vacation annually: 1 in December, 1 in February, 1 in April, and 3 in August. Some but not all national holidays are off.

Compensation: $35,000-$45,000 DOE. Full health insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Alexandra Boillot (alexandra.boillot@citysquash.org). 

 

UP2US Coach & Mentor – Americorps Position with CitySquash, Bronx

Volunteer Coordinator

OVERVIEW

CitySquash is seeking an energetic individual with a passion for youth development and sports to join the Up2Us Coaching program as CitySquash’s Volunteer Coordinator in the Bronx. The Volunteer Coordinator will serve as a mentor to CitySquash team member’s, provide academic assistance and fitness instruction, and help to coordinate CitySquash’s volunteer tutors.

CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 220 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to fourteen years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Seventy-five CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including Avon Old Farms, Blair, Brooks, , Eaglebrook, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, and St. George’s. College acceptances include Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke and SUNY.

Up2Us members will have the opportunity to see the inner workings of a small non-profit and gain professional experience and skills in the fields of education, teaching, counseling, and coaching. Up2Us members will go through the Up2Us Sports coach training institute and various trainings throughout the course of the year over the course of their service term. Additionally, those who complete the year will be considered for further paid CitySquash job opportunities that are available.

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 program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

SCHEDULE

The term of service runs August 1, 2018-July 31, 2019. During the school year, the work day typically runs 10am-7pm Monday-Friday. The Volunteer Coordinator will work 2 out of four Saturdays or Sundays a month. On weeks when there is a day of weekend work, the Volunteer Coordinator works a half-day on Fridays. The Volunteer Coordinator should also expect to chaperone up to three overnight team trips during the year. During the summer, the work day runs 9am-5pm and there is usually not weekend work. The position also includes 5 weeks of vacation – two weeks in August, and one week in December, February and April.

COMPENSATION
Up2Us members receive $15,105 paid in bi-weekly stipends throughout their year of service and receive a $5,920 educational award at the end of their service year. Learn more about the Up2Us program at https://www.up2ussports.org

QUALIFICATIONS

HOW TO APPLY
To apply email alexandra.boillot@citysquash.org with a cover letter and resume.