SCHOOL YEAR:

Upward Bound provides free 1-on-1 tutoring to participants, and pays tutors hourly based on experience. Common tutoring subjects include: Math (Geometry, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus), Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Foreign Language, and English. 

Tutors must be able to meet students at Burlington or Winooski High School for sessions. If interested, please contact Program Director - Adam Hurwitz at: adam.hurwitz@uvm.edu.

SUMMER:

The University of Vermont TRIO Upward Bound is hiring for 8 summer employment positions!

The University of Vermont TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is a federally-funded college access program for limited-income high school students who would be the first generation in their families to attend college. Our goal is to support students throughout their time in high school, preparing them to apply to college and be successful once they arrive there. From June 24th – August 2nd, 2019 we will run a six-week, non-residential summer program (UB Summer College) on the UVM campus for up to 50 local high school students. Summer staff are also expected to attend Staff Orientation/Training from June 17th – 21st.

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a creative and impactful program to support high school students in their aspirations to attend college. We are hiring for the following positions:

6 Tutor-Counselors: $2,500 stipend
• Partner with course instructors to assist them in delivering course content 
• Serve as an academic liaison between instructors, students, and UB staff
• Tutor students in specific academic subjects to help them improve academic skills
• Use your experiences in college to reflect on challenges students may face during the transition
• Initiate deliberate conversations around college aspirations and career pathways

1 Activities Coordinator: $2,800 stipend
• Work with UB staff (Director, Assistant Director) to plan afternoon and evening activities (during overnight college trips)
• Create “downtime activities” for summer program
• Help coordinate field trips (community service, job shadows, etc.)
• Assist with tracking student attendance and communicating student progress to UB staff

1 College & Career Futures Coordinator: $3,000 stipend
• Help develop a curriculum for the Senior Seminar class, a specific course for rising 12th graders that will address: college selection, college applications, financial aid, career outlook, etc.
• Coordinate summer internship and job shadow experiences by arranging transportation and tracking progress
• Collect qualitative/quantitative data to evaluate career program effectiveness
• Support the rest of the staff throughout the summer both on-campus and during overnight trips to colleges.

To apply, please submit the following to Program Director, Adam Hurwitz (adam.hurwitz@uvm.edu):
(1) cover letter
(2) resume
(3) 3 references
(4) copy of unofficial undergraduate transcript

Deadline is Friday, March 22nd ; interviews will begin March 25th