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Instructor’s Assistant

High school students are invited to assist the Youth in Philanthropy program as an Instructor’s Assistant. As a YIP Instructor’s Assistant, you would be responsible for assisting the YIP Instructor with a variety of tasks, including:

  • Organizing and disseminating any materials and supplies to students
  • Supporting YIP students during activities and group work
  • Recording and gathering any class information
  • Helping to keep the class on task and engaged
  • Helping to keep class space clean and organized
  • Facilitating positive group discussions when necessary
  • Being an overall positive role model to YIP students
  • Other duties as assigned by the YIP Instructor

Candidates are required to have participated in a semester-long YIP program with the Foundation for MetroWest. Experience in a YIP leadership role is preferred, but not required. Candidates should be:

  • Knowledgeable of and passionate about the YIP program and the MetroWest community
  • Interested in working with and able to relate to other high school students
  • Available to attend all classes
  • Flexible
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Energetic and ready to have fun
  • Able to communicate well with peers and adults

If this sounds like the right volunteer opportunity for you, please send your resume, a brief one page write up sharing why you think you’d be a strong YIP Instructor’s Assistant to Program Officer of Youth in Philanthropy, Julie Williams.