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Now Hiring 2016 Service Learning Leaders

The Academy  is a comprehensive, four-week, summer program enabling high school participants (grades 9 - 11) to prepare for college by building strong academic skills for higher education while in a residential setting on the NAU Flagstaff campus. Our team of Service Learning professionals will facilitate a 45 minute Service Learning class, transport and supervise students at the assigned service learning site, and ensure communication among staff, students, and site coordinators.

Employment Dates: 

Tuesday, June 7 – Tuesday, June 28, 2016. 
You are also required to attend a 4 hour van training course, and 2 hours Service Learning professional training in May 2016. 


$600 Stipend


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  • Work closely with the Program Coordinator, Sr. and Director
  • Supervise program participants (9th grade) at Service Learning volunteer locations
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of tasks assigned by site coordinator at volunteer locations
  • Transport program participants (9th grade) to Service Learning volunteer locations
  • Facilitate a 45 minute Service Learning class prior to each volunteer location visit
  • Maintain a positive attitude throughout the program, and present a positive image of NAU and the Office of Student Affairs summer programs.
  • Enforce the rules and regulations of Northern Arizona University and the Upward Bound Academy
  • Inform the Program Coordinator, Sr. and/or Project Director of events in a timely manner
  • All other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Sr. and Director


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Due to the demand of these positions, the ideal candidate should:

  • Possess Service Learning or other supervisory experience
  • Have experience with leading and engaging students in active learning
  • Maintain strong interpersonal, public relations and oral communication skills
  • Be enthusiastic, self-motivated, dedicated and creative
  • Have experience working with multicultural populations
  • Be motivated to work with limited supervision
  • Have a valid Driver’s License (required)
  • Pass Northern Arizona University van training (required)

Application Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016

If you have any questions, call 928-523-6986 or email Verlinda.Folgheraiter@nau.edu