111 NORTH COMMON STREET, LYNN MA 01902 (781) 598-5517
95 FOURTH STREET, CHELSEA MA 02150 (617) 409-9360

TEEN SCENE Mentor

The Program: TEEN SCENE is a co-educational program that strives to increase the protective factors around socially vulnerable middle school-aged youth in Lynn through academic enrichment, mentoring and asset-building activities.  TEEN SCENE uses a project-based learning curriculum to enhance the youth’s in-school learning and develop 21st century life skills. TEEN SCENE offers tutoring and homework help, weekly workshops, special projects, and skill- and team-building activities.  During the school year, the program is open four afternoons each week from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. During the summer, programming focuses on team-building and recreational activities, and the schedule shifts to 1-4pm with one extended day for weekly field trips.  Working within a Positive Youth Development framework, TEEN SCENE helps participants boost their academic success, decrease their risk for gang involvement, and increase their community connections and involvement.

Scope of Work

  • Outreaching in the community for potential program participants
  • Interacting, engaging and actively listening to youth in program
  • Providing tutoring and academic coaching to program participants
  • Following up with teachers regarding youth’s academic progress
  • Helping to develop and implement team building activities for youth
  • Taking responsibility for leading 1-2 structured activities per week
  • Attending weekly mentor/planning meetings
  • Helping plan and implement special family and community events
  • Assisting in setting up for the day and helping clean up after activities

Expectations

  • Be an active participant in all activities and workshops
  • Be a role model for the youth and other co-workers
  • Respect oneself as well as others
  • Be open-minded and considerate of people’s opinions and feelings
  • Take responsibility for one’s actions
  • Maintain confidentiality within the group
  • Maintain a positive attitude

Send or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

                                Family & Children’s Service

                                111 North Common Street

                                Lynn, MA 01902

                                Attn: Kate Walton or e-mail: kwalton@fcslynn.org

To apply email resume and cover letter to:

jobs@fcslynn.org

or postal mail to:

JOBS
Family & Children’s Service
111 North Common Street
Lynn, MA 01902

Family & Children’s Service is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected class.

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