The Youth Policy Institute is currently seeking a full-time GEAR UP School Coordinator for its GEAR UP program. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, and follows students with programming from their 6th grade year to their first year in college. The group of GEAR UP schools are a combination of charter, pilot, and traditional LAUSD schools located in the Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood and Promise Zone, whose mission is to transform these communities with a continuum of cradle-to-college-and-career services.
The GEAR UP School Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and direction of programs and services at partner GEAR UP schools, which will benefit students, parents and community members. The School Coordinator will work at school sites and support the GEAR UP students through coordinating services, The GEAR UP Coordinator will lead and supervise all on-site tutors, provide student support, including workshops, small group and 1-on-1 meetings, planning and executing college visits, and providing outreach and services for families to ensure early college awareness.
Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: