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Tucker Student Spotlight
Joanna Schneider '13
Student Director forBig Brother, Big Sister
Major: Sociology modified with Psychology; Minor in Chemistry
Other Campus Involvements: DOC; General Manager of Big Green Bus
Fun fact: She got involved in Big Brother, Big Sister in high school, over 7 years ago!
Read the full interview.
DPCS Post Graduate Program Positions
We are CURRENTLY RECRUITING for the following position!! To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to DPF@Dartmouth.edu by Friday, April 12 @ 4 PM.
Project Associate: National Youth Employment Commission, Washington, D.C. -- The National Youth Employment Commission is dedicated to ensuring that youth across the U.S. receive opportunities, support and services to help them become productive and self-sufficient citizens. The Project Associate will work on efforts related to NYEC's Promising and Effective Practices Network, an initiative dedicated to improving the effectiveness of youth-serving organizations and public policy through the development, dissemination and implementation of quality standards and practices. This position provides a tremendous opportunity for a self-starter to assist youth programs, policymakers, donors and others improve options for youth, and to work with a variety of national, state and local organizations involved in youth employment, youth development and education across the nation.
2013-2014 Fellow Positions (these positions are no longer accepting applications)
- Community Engagement Program Coordinator: Achieving the Dream, Washington, D.C. -- Achieving the Dream is a national nonprofit that is dedicated to helping more community college students, particularly low-income students and students of color, stay in school and earn a college certificate or degree. The Fellow will work with Achieving the Dream, Inc. and the Community College of Baltimore County to recruit, motivate, and coordinate skilled financial expert volunteers (primarily local financial industry professionals) to reach program goals. The volunteer will also build knowledge and lay the foundation for adoption of more comprehensive solutions to helping low income college students achieve academic success. **Full job description here. (Please note that as an AmeriCorps VISTA position, this Fellowship has a federal government stipend of $15,840 plus a $5,550 education award.)
- Development Assistant: KIPP DC, Washington, D.C. -- KIPP DC is a network of high-performing, college-preparatory charter schools in Washington D.C., which serve the city's under-resourced communities. KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. As a Development Assistant, the Fellow will provide support to the Development Team, preparing development reports, researching funding prospects, compiling information for grant proposals, and serving as liaison for schools for special opportunities.
- A*Year Associate: Ashoka, Washington, D.C. -- Ashoka has been pioneering the field of social entrepreneurship since 1980. In 2011, Ashoka launched a new program, A*Year, for recent graduates at both the undergraduate and graduate-level who are innovative thinkers and doers, purpose-driven and hungry for change, and aren't afraid to fail. For 13 months, these Associates are core members of a specific Ashoka team and work with the team full-time, doing anything from computer programming, to graphic design, to research and interviewing. They're immersed in Ashoka's unique, collaborative work environment, and learn with, and from, other A*Year Associates and Ashoka's senior leadership alike.
- Middle School Teacher: East Harlem School, NYC -- Serving as a middle school teacher at East Harlem School at Exodus House, the Fellow will teach full-time (based on the needs of the school for 2012-2013 and background of candidate) and may spend a portion of each day coaching a sport and/or helping with various coverage duties. The Fellow may also take on the responsibility of leading one club relating to the interests of the students and the teacher that year. The Fellow will be responsible for creating and implementing daily lesson plans as well as weekly assessments and will work closely with students during Study Hall periods and collaborate with colleagues.
- Foster Care Caseworker: Children's Aid Society, NYC -- Since 1953, The Children's Aid Society (CAS) has provided innovative programs to New York City's most vulnerable youth. The Fellow will carry a caseload and engage families on monthly home visits, as well as attending court hearings and assist families in reaching a variety of services. The caseworker will have collaborative work with the Administration for Children's Services, and will help reach and provide support directly to their assigned families.
- Healing Arts Program Fellow: Montefiore Medical Center (the university hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine), NYC -- The Fellow will work under the direct supervision of OCH's Healing Arts Program Director at Montefiore to develop and implement a range of direct service and educational projects and events that support community health and wellness in the Bronx. Specific initiatives of the Healing Arts Program include collaborative community arts projects around health-related issues and developing creative arts therapies and programs for families and patients of Palliative Care Services.
- Special Projects Coordinator: Uncommon Schools, NYC -- The Fellow plays a central role in ensuring an orderly, responsive, and open school and supports Uncommon School's leadership teams on several school-wide projects regarding assessment, accountability, instruction, community relations, and operations. The Fellow will have a variety of duties: collecting data; managing presentations to board members, staff and community members; submitting grants to engaging families; and substitute teaching. In addition to maintaining the school's administrative systems and routines, the Fellow functions as the primary contact person for all of the school's constituents.
- Marketing and Development Fellow, Partnership for Inner-City Education, NYC -- The Fellow will serve as a Development/Marketing Fellow and right-hand assistant to his or her Principals in inner-city elementary schools with the Partnership. In development and marketing, the Fellow will be responsible for writing grants, planning fundraising events, launching new programs, spearheading capital campaign projects (such as a new playground or library), creating marketing materials, organizing open houses, establishing Advisory Board relationships, and much more.
- Consultant: R3 Government Solutions, Washington, D.C. -- R3 Government Solutions is an award-winning service-disabled Veteran-owned small business. The Fellow will be part of a team that delivers services to federal agency officials, to help them do a better job of delivering services to citizens. There are a wide variety of federal agency consulting positions that the Fellow may assist with, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Smithsonian Institution, and more.
- Associate Program Manager: Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC -- As part of BBBS of NY's mission "to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever," the Fellow will work closely with youth, families, community agencies and adult volunteers. Duties include conducting client/parent psychosocial interviews, writing clinical assessments, and matching youth with adult volunteers in one-to-one mentoring relationships. Additionally the Fellow will provide supervision and support of mentoring matches and will conduct community outreach and presentations.
- Community Health Services Fellow: Harlem Children's Zone, NYC -- Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) is a multi-site, multi-program community organization that provides a unique and comprehensive network of education, social and health services, and recreation to more than 21,000 children and adults in Central Harlem. The Fellow will directly support HCZ's Healthy Harlem program, focused on obesity prevention, treatment and medical monitoring for program youth, their families and the wider Harlem community. The Fellow will work to assess and evaluate healthy eating/active living curriculum, develop and facilitate workshops that encourage healthy behaviors, and engage the community at-large in support of the Healthy Harlem program.
- Project Development Fellow: HealthCare Chaplaincy, NYC -- HealthCare Chaplaincy is an international leader in the research, education and practice of multi-faith spiritual care and palliative care, which relieves suffering and improves one's quality of life. The Fellow will research, develop, and participate in the execution of pilot programs and quality improvement projects with HCC hospital partners. The Fellow will research non-profit health care organizations and conceptualize how HCC can insert itself into health care reform with civic leaders and strategic partners. The Fellow will work with the education department to develop palliative care certification for health care professionals, continuing education, and clinical pastoral care education.
- Paralegal: NYC District Attorney's Office -- The Fellow will assist Assistant District Attorneys in all aspects of investigations, trials and appellate litigation. As a paralegal, the Fellow will compile and analyze case documents for hearings and trials; coordinate case schedules with courts, law enforcement officials, witnesses and defense attorneys. The Fellow also drafts correspondence and legal documents for Assistant District Attorneys; proofreads and cites check; and prepares court calendars. In addition to the above, the Fellow assigned to the Appeals Bureau is responsible for writing at least one Excessive Sentence Brief a term.
- Loan Fund Administrator and Assistant for Network Services: Partners for the Common Good, Washington, D.C. -- The mission of Partners for the Common Good is to promote economic justice for low income people and communities. The Fellow will perform a broad range of tasks related to community development lending and finance including: managing loan servicing and portfolio administration, developing rapport with customers and prospective customers, analyzing financial statements and preparing reports, as well as developing new lending partners through marketing and social media avenues.
- Development/Outreach Fellow: Renaissance EMS, NYC --Renaissance Education, Music & Sports seeks to maximize the potential of at-risk, inner-city youth through dynamic education, music, and sports programs. The Fellow will work to support Renaissance EMS' needs in community outreach, marketing and development. Specific projects include grant writing, event & fundraiser planning, creating outreach materials and press releases, developing content for social media platforms and strengthening the organization's online presence, and developing partnerships with schools and community officials.
- Youth Counselor: Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc: Washington, D.C. -- Sasha Bruce Youthwork is committed to meeting the urgent needs of at-risk youth and their families in DC. As a Youth Counselor, the Fellow will provide direct services to youth in one of Sasha Bruce's community and/or residential programs. Duties include completing assessments, counseling, case management and developing treatment plans. The Fellow may also attend court and/or administrative reviews as necessary.
For any questions about our Fellow positions, please contact DPF@Dartmouth.edu.