America Needs You

America Needs You – California launched in 2016 as ANY’s first Partner Fellows Program site. The California program works with two partners, the Ric and Suzanne Kayne Foundation and ScholarMatch, to provide college students with holistic support through graduation and to careers. America Needs You focuses on the career development and mentorship aspects of the Kayne Scholar experience.

Jun 24, 2019
People Management Manage two Program Coordinators in providing holistic support to one cohort of Kayne Scholars and Mentor Coaches each, including: Supporting their cohort of Scholars throughout the program cycle, including onboarding, matching, program tracking, coaching and case management, and dismissals/re-matching Consistently collecting and tracking program data, coordinating survey distribution and recording data in Salesforce and/or Airtable Planning and facilitating workshops, including curriculum tailoring and workshop preparation, facilitating content and group discussions, and supporting with set up and registration Collaborating with staff from partner organizations (such as ScholarMatch College Advisors) to provide seamless student support in delivering the Kayne Scholars Program Developing as professionals, providing coaching and support as needed to assist Program Coordinators in achieving their program and professional development goals Program Management Oversee all ANY-CA program elements, including logistics, operations and staff preparation to ensure Saturday workshops and all virtual program events (1) run smoothly, (2) create a positive and challenging learning environment for Scholars and Mentor Coaches, and (3) provide an engaging experience for visitors and guests. Manage volunteers and volunteer selection, including Mentor Coach recruitment, selection, and training, as well as Career Coach support Oversee the Kayne Scholars Representatives to engage the Scholar community and provide opportunity for student leadership and program ownership Case Management Provide holistic support, with a career development and career exploration focus, to one cohort of Kayne Scholars and Mentor Coaches on a variety of topics: Exploring careers and sourcing, securing and succeeding in STEM and business (90% annual internship goal) Successfully building and maintaining professional relationships and a mentoring relationship College success (in partnership with Scholar Match College Advisors), including time management and leveraging on-campus resources Personal issues, including crisis prevention and intervention, confidence-building and interpersonal coaching General Programs In partnership with Kayne and ScholarMatch, support in evaluating and selecting Kayne Scholars, as well as support annual Scholar interview day and orientation (various Saturdays outside of workshop days) Support site fundraising, partnership development, and community engagement efforts as needed Additional projects and duties as determined by the California Program Director Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree is required Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects and tasks effectively Able to inspire teams and mobilize individuals and groups to action Superb public speaking and facilitation skills; experience teaching or training youth and adults preferred (knowledge of first-generation population a plus) Experience providing career and/or college advisement to adolescents, college students or young professionals Strong listening, coaching, and mediation skills, with a high level of empathy and ability to create a culture of accountability Ability to work in a fast paced, data-driven environment with a start-up feel Results-oriented with a commitment to outcomes-driven performance; able to create a culture of accountability and excellence Seeks continuous improvement and feedback High level of energy and commitment As ANY workshops are held on Saturdays, this position will require flexibility and willingness to work nontraditional work hours To Apply Please submit a cover letter and resume to (subject line: CA Program Manager – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.
America Needs You Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs