Summer hiring - many part-time and full-time positions!

Girls Inc. of Holyoke Summer Opportunities

To apply for any of these positions, please email a cover letter (indicate the position you are applying for), résumé, and names/phone numbers of three references by April 20 to:

Kassy Godek
Administrative Manager
kgodek@girlsincholyoke.org


Elementary School Program Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders   
June 11 to August 31, 2018

Girls Inc. of Holyoke is accepting resumes for seasonal Group Leader and Assistant Group Leader positions for their elementary school summer program. We are seeking creative, energetic individuals who want to spend their summer inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

Responsibilities include assisting with program scheduling, facilitating innovative programs for girls, with a focus on literacy, leadership, health and wellness, science, technology, engineering, art, & math (STEAM), and outdoor activities. Assist in coordinating a girl-centered learning environment.

Great opportunity for individuals interested in educational fun. Positions available in our EEC-licensed elementary school summer program working with girls age 5-12

Part-time and full-time positions available.
 
Applicants with First Aid, CPR and/or Lifeguard certifications are encouraged to apply.  High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a summer program or out-of-school environment. Valid driver’s license required. Driver credentialing and CORI checks required. Qualified Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply. EOE


Elementary School Summer Program Interns
Up to 20 hours/week

Girls Inc. of Holyoke is accepting resumes for Elementary School Summer Program Interns.  This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with elementary school girls in a creative and fun environment while gaining experience in a nationally recognized, nonprofit youth development agency.

This is an approximately 15-20 hour per week, unpaid position. We are happy to work with interns to establish a mutually convenient schedule; the number of hours/weeks is negotiable depending on the applicant’s need for college credit or volunteer experience needed.

Girls Inc. of Holyoke Elementary School Summer Program Interns will:
•  Receive training in the Girls Inc. mission, curriculum, and related materials.
•  Learn group and program facilitation skills, including classroom management, team-building activities, and set up and clean up methods.
•  Provide support and mentorship to program participants to assist with their growth and learning.
•  Assist in data collection and organization.
•  Maintain cleanliness of common areas and storage closets.
•  Support an environment that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold at all times.

Skills preferred:
•  Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with Girls Inc. staff.
•  Experience with program facilitation, or desire to learn necessary skills.
•  Confidence with discussing contemporary topics affecting girls’ lives.
•  Responsible, committed, and reliable – we’re depending on you!
•  Must be able to pass CORI background records check.
•  Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.



Eureka! Program Facilitators and Program Interns
June 18 to August 10, 2018


Girls Inc. of Holyoke is accepting resumes for seasonal Eureka! positions.
Positions include:
•  Full-time Program Facilitators
•  Program Internship positions


Applicants should be passionate about education, college accessibility and inspiring girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers and futures. Eureka! is a nationally-recognized college and career-readiness STEM education program in partnership with UMass Amherst. Our Eureka scholars are 8th -12th grade girls, many of whom are first generation college students, curious and creative about STEM.

June 2018: Work with the Girls Inc. Middle & High School Program team to prepare for the on-campus Eureka! program.
•  Receive training in the Girls Inc. mission, curriculum, and related materials.
•  Learn group facilitation skills and program expectations, including classroom management, team-building activities, and set up and clean up methods.
•  Coordinate and maintain technology and materials needed for program.
•  Plan and coordinate daily group time activities including icebreaker, team-building, and personal development lessons.

July/early August 2018: Co-leadership responsibility for a cohort of Eureka! teen participants on UMass Amherst’s campus in partnership with Girls Inc. staff.
•  Provide guidance, mentorship, and learning support as teens participate in STEM workshops led by UMass faculty.
•  Facilitate daily icebreakers, team-building sessions, and health and wellness sessions.
•  Support transition times, ensuring girls’ ability to move in a timely fashion between programs while on campus, including to and from buses during pick up and drop off times.
•  Work with Girls Inc. team to provide enriching summer experiences on the UMass campus.
•  Support an environment that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold at all times!

Eureka staff and interns will be expected to follow all Girls Inc. of Holyoke rules and regulations as covered in initial training and intake process. Please be prepared to provide your own reliable, daily transportation to Girls Inc. headquarters in Holyoke, as well as planning and staff development trainings as required.

Applicants with First Aid, CPR and/or Lifeguard certifications are encouraged to apply.  High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a summer program or out-of-school environment preferred. Valid driver’s license required for program facilitator positions. Driver credentialing (as needed) and CORI checks required. Qualified Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply. EOE


Eureka! Part-time Driver
June 18 to August 10, 2018


Girls Inc. of Holyoke is accepting resumes for a seasonal Eureka! part-time driver.

Eureka! is a nationally recognized college and careerreadiness STEM education program in partnership with UMass Amherst. Our Eureka scholars are 8th -12th grade girls, many of whom are first generation college students, curious and creative about STEM.

The Eureka! Driver will be responsible for safely transporting 3rd-year Eureka! scholars to job shadowing work sites throughout the Pioneer Valley.  Must have a valid MA driver’s license with a clean driving record, feel comfortable driving a 15 passenger van, be willing to work a flexible work schedule (Monday through Thursday, 20 hours per week), be able to read a map, be able to follow written and verbal directions, and have a caring personality.  

Additional qualifications include:
•  At least 2 years of driving experience
•  High school diploma or GED
•  An understanding of all current state and local traffic and driving regulations
•  Experience working with middle and high school students preferred
•  Must be at least 25 years of age

Driver credentialing and CORI checks will be completed as part of the application process. Qualified Section 3 residents are encouraged to apply. EOE

Our mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold by providing them the opportunity to develop and achieve their full potential.