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EMPLOYMENT

AmeriCorps Positions Supporting R.O.C.K. Mat-Su ("Raising Our Children with Kindness")

Note: The following are AmeriCorps positions supporting R.O.C.K. Mat-Su; the individuals hired will be employees of AmeriCorps, not of the Mat-Su Health Foundation

Trauma Sensitive Schools Coordinator
R.O.C.K. Mat-Su seeks a full-time Trauma Sensitive Schools Coordinator through AmeriCorps. You do not need to be a current volunteer but would need to become an AmeriCorps member if selected. R.O.C.K. Mat-Su vision for the AmeriCorps volunteer’s duties include:
• Serve as a resource to schools, central offices, agencies, advocates, parents and students facilitating trauma-informed practices
• Follow-up with school cohorts who have or are currently working with the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH) to determine schools progress and needs
• Work with administrative district and school leadership staff to ensure that policies and procedures reflect an understanding of the role of trauma in student behaviors
• Survey staff from NCBH school cohorts to identify areas of interest for training opportunities
• Coordinate with MSBSD staff to organize training opportunities
• Organize information sharing sessions for NCBH school cohorts to share what is working well and brainstorm solutions for challenges
• Convene groups of students (both formally and informally) to increase understanding of opportunities and challenges arising from implementing the trauma-sensitive school model
• Assist MSBSD staff in ongoing evaluation efforts for schools in both cohorts
• Assist MSBSD staff in supporting trauma sensitive schools as needed

Pay and benefits offered by AmeriCorps include the folowing: Monthly stipend ($1,550), relocation (up to $600), health benefits, child care assistance, and Education Award upon completion ($5,815). To learn more and apply, click here.

Youth Leadership Council Coordinator
R.O.C.K. Mat-Su seeks a full-time Youth Leadership Council Coordinator through AmeriCorps. You do not need to be a current volunteer but would need to become an AmeriCorps member if selected. R.O.C.K. Mat-Su vision for the AmeriCorps volunteer’s duties include:
• Researching best practices for development of a Youth Leadership Council (YLC)
• Working with R.O.C.K. Mat-Su partners to recruit and develop YLC
• Develop and facilitate YLC
o Create recruitment materials
o Application process
o Design meeting structure
o Develop group expectations
o Incentives for participation
o Develop training requirements (including developing cultural humility)
o Develop survey tool to evaluate youth engagement
o Coordinate and assist with facilitation of ongoing YLC meetings and activities
• Develop training, enrichment, and outreach for council members
• Develop outreach opportunities and collaborations with other non-profits and coalitions surrounding youth voice and issues
• Train R.O.C.K. Mat-Su partners on how to utilize the YLC and its members
• Participate in R.O.C.K. Mat-Su meetings and trainings
• Attend personal and professional development opportunities
• Assist with additional R.O.C.K. Mat-Su strategies based on professional and personal interests
• Record Data for Evaluation/Outcome Measurement
• Develop a long-term vision for the YLC

Pay and benefits offered by AmeriCorps include the following: Monthly stipend ($1,550 ), relocation (up to $600), health benefits, child care assistance, and Education Award ($5,815). To learn more and apply, click here.