Career Opportunities


Part Time Social Emotional Learning Instruction/Coach

Part Time front desk receptionist

Full Time Child and Family Advocate


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FULL TIME POSITIONS 1700 HOUR VISTA

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS COORDINATOR

Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance access to services, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement. Research shows that this site-based delivery model leads to increased academic performance, higher family engagement, and healthier communities.

In 2015, the Tucson Community Schools Initiative was born to address the needs of youth growing up in Tucson. In its first two years the initiative worked with high schools to adopt a community school model, aiming to improve high school graduation rates and connect students to post-graduation opportunities. Now in its fourth year, the initiative has grown into middle schools across the city and local organizations, with efforts focused on combatting chronic absenteeism and creating greater opportunities for students in the community.

MAPPING AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COORDINATOR

Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance access to services, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement. Research shows that this site-based delivery model leads to increased academic performance, higher family engagement, and healthier communities.

In 2015, the Tucson Community Schools Initiative was born to address the needs of youth growing up in Tucson. In its first two years the initiative worked with high schools to adopt a community school model, aiming to improve high school graduation rates and connect students to post-graduation opportunities. Now in its fourth year, the initiative has grown into middle schools across the city and local organizations, with efforts focused on combatting chronic absenteeism and creating greater opportunities for students in the community.

vOLUNTEER AND RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

Part Time Positions 300 Hour

Home Work mentor

Higher Ground is seeking five AmeriCorps members to mentor students to influence them to make positive choice in their life and help them develop a positive and confident identity. These mentors will develop an atmosphere that will allow for relationships between the teacher and students, and ensure that students consistently accomplish their homework tasks and achieve academic success.

 

Part Time Positions 900 Hour

Child and Family Advocate

Higher Ground is seeking two part-time AmeriCorps State members to serve as Child Specialists whose primary job is to build relationships with the youth of a site ensuring that the mission of Higher Ground is reflected. It is the policy of Higher Ground that each client and his/her families/significant others, as appropriate, have an individualized process of service planning, engagement planning, and life mapping based on RTE Mapping. This position will gather student and family data, conduct intake tests, facilitate coaching sessions, and support staff in creating individualized plans for each student. They will also ensure that de-escalations, services, proper behavior plans are met based on behavior service plans that a student may have.