Beach Sisters Coordinator, Massachusetts Promise Fellow

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 22, 2017, 11:30pm


Nahant, MA
United States

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Job Description:


  • Recruit, mentor, instruct and collaborate with six Peer Leaders, mentoring them to deliver programs to youth and fostering leadership/professional skills
  • Oversee delivery of instruction by Peer Leaders to other youth during the school year and summer
  • Participate in partner-led strategic and evaluation planning efforts
  • Become familiar with MSC, Girls Inc., the local watershed, the demographics of the community served, and career applications/extensions within the local community
  • Participate in all relevant MPF, NUMSC, and Girls Inc. meetings and trainings
  • Travel at least once/month for Fellowship meetings, retreats, and training throuhgout the Commonwealth
  • Make a full-time, 12 month commitment


  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated equivalent of related experience preferred in area of Biology, Environmental Science, Science Education, Environmental Education, or related field
  • Have a desire to work with diverse constituencies
  • Have flexibility and a sense of humor
  • Be resourceful and self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Interest in and commitment to national and community service
  • Experience working with youth
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and maintain progress on short and long-term goals
  • Drivers license and own vehicle required 
  • 17 years of age or older
  • Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien
  • Must be willing to undergo a National Service Criminal History Check, including screenings through the National Sex Offender Public Website, a name-based search of the statewide criminal history registry both in Massachusetts and your state of residence upon application to our program (if not Massachusetts), and a fingerprint based FBI check. *Eligibility to participate in MPF is contingent on the results of this screening


M-F 10:30am-6:30pm with occasional nights and weekends

Supervisor Name: Valerie Perini


How to Apply:


Apply ASAP! Applicants are hired on a rolling basis.

Visit to complete a general application and send a letter of interest, resume and contact info for two references ASAP and before May 22nd, 2017 to 

Valerie Perini, Outreach Instructor
Northeastern University Marine Science Center

Phone: 781-581-7370x373

Fax: 781-581-6076

Compensation Information:


For a one year full-time commitment and 1700 hours of AmeriCorps service Fellows receive:

  • A taxable living allowance of $14,500/year
  • Healthcare benefits
  •  Monthly travel allowance
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Career coaching and support
  • FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year
  • Loan forbearance and a $5,815 educational award