Living Environment and Writing/ELA Tutor

Living Environment and Writing/ELA Tutor

Masa works with Mexican and Latino immigrant children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully participate in and contribute to the larger community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create curriculum, present drafts well in advance to the Youth Program Associate for review, and make revisions as needed
  • Implement lesson plans in a group setting
  • Provide 1-to-1 tutoring to students in the program
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Youth Program Associate on a timely basis

REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST be available on Wednesdays from 4:30-7 PM
  • Experience tutoring in Living Environment and Writing
  • Experience facilitating group discussions
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment; extremely independent and goal-oriented
  • Extremely positive, patient, and understanding; able to build rapport and trust with youth
  • Excellent administrative, time management, and organizational skills; computer-savvy
  • Comfortable with providing tutoring in Math/Algebra a plus

HOURS

Approximately 5.5 hours/week, including Wednesdays from 4:30-7 PM

How to apply:
Send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this role to jobs@masany.org.

To learn more about this opportunity, click HERE.

CUNY Becas 2017 (2/28/2017)

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The CUNY Becas program of the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute offers scholarships to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who have little or no access to other funding sources. CUNY Becas does not discriminate based on immigration status so undocumented students can encouraged to apply. The scholarship can only be used for tuition and it covers up to $6,330.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Academic achievement
  • Financial need
  • Commitment to service in the Mexican community.

Application Materials:

  • Completed application form
  • Most recent transcript, can be an unofficial student copy
  • Two short essays of one-page max each
    • a personal statement with attention to your community service within the Mexican community
    • a financial statement that explains why you would benefit from being awarded CUNY Becas. If applicable, discuss any unusual personal or family circumstances.
  • A letter of recommendation and recommendation form

Click HERE to learn more information about CUNY Becas or to access the application.

 

Housing and Community Problem Solving Undergraduate Internship

In this internship, students are academic-participants in a project exploring ways communities work to address conflicts and concerns regarding housing issues and the ways by which they attempt to resolve them.

Students selected for this internship will work in the organization, learn the role that the organization plays in community life and explore its role in dealing with issues of housing in the community. In the academic component of the internship, students enroll in ISP 392. This course focuses on how communities work to address local problems and develop means to resolve them by considering how government, not for profits, and landlords/developers negotiate community based housing issues on a local level.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact Prof. S. Leftoff in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at sleftoff@jjay.cuny.edu or at 212.237.8452. For the flyer, click HERE. For the application, click here