Up2US Coach | AmeriCorps | PwrHrs | Vail Valley Foundation

Up2US Coach | AmeriCorps | PwrHrs

VVF’s YouthPower365 is seeking a Up2US Coach through AmeriCorps. This Coach Across America’s primary role will be as a PwrHrs enrichment instructor to provide safe and engaging programming for elementary and middle school students.

  • Instruct students through the KidSTRONG lessons and promote physical activity
    • Deliver enrichment activities to groups of students using a previously approved lesson plan
    • Adapt instruction to meet the needs of all students thus increasing the probability of advancing their achievement
    • Provide supervision to students and use behavior management techniques when necessary
    • Create positive, encouraging space for students to learn and play
    • Establish and demonstrate positive relationships with students, parents, other staff members, and the community
  • Instruct students through the Girl PowHER program and promote social/emotional learning
    • Deliver previously approved Girl PowHER lessons
    • Create new, engaging Girl PowHER lessons that are research based
    • Assist with summer programming, special events, and enrichment opportunities
    • Develop a Girl PowHER activity guide
    • Develop and execute at least one project that would help you grow as a professional
  • Implement and enhance the existing PwrHrs program based on the YouthPower365 POWER values and objectives
  • Maintain strong relationships with school administrators at your site and maintain school procedures and cultures
  • Work with teachers & students to define mutual goals
  • Communicate program goals to staff and parents
  • Gather appropriate data needed and perform needed testing
  • Represent YP365 in the community, with partner organizations and coalitions that share common programmatic interest
    • Promotion of YP365 initiatives to schools, students, and parents
    • Communicate YP365 mission to the community
  • Keep abreast of best practices in youth development, SEL, education, and other related fields through reading, research, conferences, etc.
  • Perform administrative tasks needed to successfully support the PwrHrs program
  • Support other programs that encourage your growth in youth development and as a coach
  • Living stipend of $15,105.00 and education award of $5,920.00 upon successful completion of program.
  • Represent VVF and YP365 at all times within the community including fund raising events, programs and special events
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