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LEAP serves over 360 youth in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester in programs that include academic enrichment and support, college access and readiness, and college and careers advising. We are always interested in hearing from qualified individuals looking to grow their careers with us. You may send your resume to Linda Saris, Executive Director, via email or at 35 Congress Street, Suite 102, Salem, MA 01970. We look forward to your continued interest, support and involvement. Enjoy your time with us and do not hesitate to share your insights, questions and concerns. We rely on your feedback for the continued improvement of our programs.

COLLEGE SUCCESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

$18.00 – $21.00 per hour


We are looking for a talented and committed individual to fulfill the full-time duties of Program Coordinator in our College Success Program. You will supervise a team of three full-time staff, one to two part-time college interns, and volunteers. You will be reporting to LEAP’s Senior Director of High School, College and Career Programs…

TEEN CENTER COORDINATOR

$18.00 – $19.50 per hour


The Teen Center Coordinator will develop programs that enhance students’ academic engagement through interesting projects, expose them to new ideas, and connect them with people in the community — all to empower them to be successful in their education, career, and life. You will guide underserved and first-generation-to-college students to identify their strengths and values, create long-term aspirations and find an intentional post-secondary pathway to achieve them. To do this job well, you will need a passion for working with youth and the ability to create an inclusive and culturally accepting environment. You should understand that to be successful in this job you will need to set high expectations and provide a safe and supportive environment for each of our students to learn and explore based on their individual needs…

TEEN CENTER ASSOCIATE

$16.00-$17.00 per hour


The Teen Center Associate will assist the Teen Center Coordinator in getting the space ready for the arrival and departure of students each day. This individual will also assist in the development and facilitation of inclusive programming opportunities within the Teen Center to support the needs of our students who use the space as a drop-in center to get academic support as well as to participate in the Teen Center’s many activities. The Teen Center staff will support, connect and assist in creating culturally sensitive and relevant programs for the students…

LIFE TALKS FACILITATOR

NARRATIVE THERAPY GROUP FACILITATOR (ONE AFTERNOON PER WEEK)
$20.00 per hour


The Life Talks Program Facilitator will be responsible for building relationships with students, facilitating weekly meetings, and developing skills in narrative therapy under the guidance of Narrative Therapy Initiative (NTI). The Life Talks Program Facilitator will work closely with the Teen Center Coordinator and LEAP partner, Dr. Steve Gaddis from the NTI, to ensure that a cohesive, effective program is run through the 2019-2020 school year…

CODE COMBAT INSTRUCTOR – MIDDLE SCHOOL

EXPANDING HORIZONS PROGRAM AT COLLINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
$30.00 per hour


Expanding Horizons is LEAP’s after-school program for Salem’s middle school students in grades 6 – 8. Lead teachers are essential in developing and implementing high-quality curricula, as well as ensuring that students are safe and engaged, while also building strong positive youth-adult relationships. CodeCombat is an educational video game for learning software programming concepts and languages. This is a great job for a college or graduate student, a retired person or a code warrior — as long as you love working with youth and want to share your knowledge of computer coding…

GROUP LEADER – MIDDLE SCHOOL

EXPANDING HORIZONS PROGRAM AT COLLINS MIDDLE SCHOOL
$14.00-$16.00 per hour


Expanding Horizons is LEAP’s after-school program for Salem’s middle school students in grades 6 – 8. Group Leaders are essential in assisting the Assistant Site Supervisor and the Director of Middle School programs in the day to day operations of the program and assisting specific programs with the implementation of curricula. Group leaders are essential in ensuring that students are safe and engaged, while also building strong positive youth-adult relationships…

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?

The staff and students at LEAP for Education, Inc. value your interest in our youth programs. Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our goal of expanding the educational and career opportunities for low-income and/or first-generation-to-college youth in our community. Visit our volunteer page to browse our current needs.