Be an Upward Bound R.A.!!!!
Do you enjoy encouraging teenage youth to attend college? Do you love the outdoors and coordinating experiential learning activities? Then this position may be the perfect fit for you!
The primary objective of these positions is to ensure the well-being of up to 22 students in grades 9 – 12, with regard to health, safety, morale, discipline, interpersonal relationships, and academics. RA’s are expected to live in the residence hall and provide supervision for students while out of class. The week begins at 4:00 pm Sunday evening and usually ends by 9am on Fridays. RAs provide enrichment, tutoring, assistance during field trips, and evening programming. RAs will provide transportation & supervision for students for all Summer Academy field trips, activities, and to/from home on the weekends. Residence will be on the Leadville Campus.
June 7 – 8, 2018 –Training
June 10 – July 4, 2018 – Summer Program
Applicants must be a college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate with a strong academic record. Preference will be given to candidates who have:
- Bilingual abilities in Spanish
- Experience working with low-income, first-generation students
- Prior resident assistant or camp counselor experience
- A current, valid driver’s license with no violations within last two-years
- Verification of Colorado residency
- The ability to pass a background check
- Free room and board from June 7 to July 4 and includes: Monday morning breakfast through Friday breakfast (meals are not provided Friday afternoon through Sunday)
- $12 per hour
- Position is part-time (up to 28 hours/week)
FOR INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION:
Phone: (970) 569-2948
Mail all application materials to:
Heather O’Malley – Director Upward Bound
Colorado Mountain College
150 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, CO 81632
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority deadline is April 6th. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
About Upward Bound: Upward Bound is a federally funded educational opportunity program that prepares eligible high school students to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. The 6-week summer program includes academic, cultural, and recreational activities.