Americorp Tutor/Mentor                                                 Closing Date: 10/31/2014

Company Name:       Capacity Builders Inc.
[Approx. hrs. / week  20
Days of week            Monday - Friday
Salary Range           $3,000 stipend

AmeriCorps Member / Capacity Builders, Inc.
Navajo Youth Builders Study Zone: A partnership between Americorps, Capacity Builders, Inc., and the Central Consolidated School District.
Site: Newcomb, NM ( Newcomb High School)
Site: Naschitti, NM (Naschitti Elementary School)
Site Supervisor Name: Anita Carpenter
Site Supervisor Phone Number: 505-326-4245 Email: a.carpenter@grantwriters.net

Position Description and Qualifications
Term of Service: The members term of service will be approximately 50 weeks in which 1,700 hours of service must be completed to be eligible for an educational award in the amount of $5,645. A service week generally spans Monday Friday and a standard service day is 7 hours long for full-time and 4 hours long for part-time. Occasionally, there will be evening or weekend service opportunities. During their year of service, members will receive a total $13,000 living stipend for FTE and $3,000 living stipend for PTE. Living allowances will be paid bi-weekly.
Position Start Date/End Date: Anticipate late September/ early October 2014 start date and the end date shall not extend beyond July 31, 2015. 

Program Description
An AmeriCorps member is an individual who is serving in an approved national service position and is eligible to receive an educational award from the National Service Trust. Members of the Navajo Youth Builders Study Zone provide tutoring to students in grades 10th thru 12th and K-5th with the goal of improving student academic performance and promote career/college readiness. Each member will have direct contact with students.

The goal for this project is that by the end of the school year to realize at least a 50% reduction in school suspensions; at least a 35% reduction in school dropout rates and course failures; and promoting at least a 40% reduction in teen pregnancy. Americorps members are responsible for coordinating and/or participating in community service learning projects for students enrolled in the program. Responsible for collaborating with teachers, school staff, families and students to ensure successful achievement of Navajo Youth Builders Study Zone goals and objectives. Specific Duties Provide planned, consistent and systematic one-on-one and/or small group tutoring sessions and activities that build on the academic strengths of students in 10th -12th grade and K-5th Grade and target their academic needs. Each member will have a focus list of approximately 20 students in need of math and/or English tutoring. Complete required pre- and in-service PALS tutor training that is research and evidence-based and consistent with the instructional program of the local educational agency or with State academic content standards. Collaborate with teachers and other school personnel in pre-testing and identifying a population of students needing assistance. Collaborate with teachers and other school personnel in post-testing population of students to assess progress. Communicate with the classroom teacher about the progress and needs of your assigned students. Maintain accurate records of student progress under the direction of program staff and school personnel. Member must follow the high-quality, research-based tutoring curriculum of the local educational agency or with State academic content standards. Interact with school faculty and staff in developing a relationship of trust and encouragement for students. Provide after-school tutoring to students as directed by school personnel. Complete required number of community-based signature/service projects. Identify and help mobilize a database of non-AmeriCorps volunteers who will provide mentoring to students and/or who will help with community service projects. Complete service-learning training in First Aid/CPR training, diversity appreciation, citizenship, disability awareness and sensitivity training, and disaster preparedness and additional required training as required by the program or the local education agency. Attend monthly team meetings and in-service workshops in appropriate AmeriCorps attire. Complete and return service logs and reports in a timely manner as directed by program staff.

Education Requirements: The member certifies that s/he is a high school graduate or has received his/her diploma or G.E.D.

Experience Requirements: The member must be a United States citizen, a national or legal permanent resident and at least 17 years of age. The member must receive a favorable background check through the NSOPW, NM Criminal History Registry, state of residence Criminal History Registry, to include a FDLE / FBI check based on fingerprinting. Members must have reliable transportation. Strong desire to serve. A desire to work with youth. Demonstrate mutual respect for others. Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds. Excellent communication and organization skills. Creative and able to adapt to various situations. Flexible.

How to Apply
end resume with cover letter to: 
Via email to:
        a.carpenter@capacitybuilders.net (include Americorp application in the subject)

    Fax/mail to:
       Capacity Builders, Inc.
       Anita Carpenter, Programmatic Grant Administrator
       418 West Broadway, Unit C
       Farmington, NM 87401
       Fax: 505-326-1698

(Posted 9/22/14)

Stable Hand                                             Closing Date: 11/01/14

Company Name:      Private Individual
Approx. hrs. / week  6 to 7
Days of week            3
Salary Range           $10 per hour

Position Description and Qualifications
Work is typically Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 9 a.m. for approximately 2 hours per morning unless bad weather prevails. Job duties are tasks related to equine care. This includes but not limited to cleaning pens, refilling water tubs, grooming, and exercising. Job location is on the East side of Farmington.

Work is weather dependent so a reliable phone number is required. Applicants need recent work experience with horses and be in good physical condition with no health issues relevant to the job. Preference given to applicants with any body-clipping experience. Riding privileges may be offered to proficient, skilled riders.

How to Apply
Send email to mooncanyon@xemaps.com with name, phone number, age, city, when you last worked with horses, and how long you worked with them. If riding privileges interest you include your weight, saddle seat size, and information regarding recent riding activities

(Posted: 9/2/14)