This Week in Social Good | November 2, 2023

Greetings, Social Good Career Community! We hope that you are adjusting to the colder weather and have time in your busy schedules to get cozy and enjoy warm beverages! Have a look-see below at some of the recent opportunities in this community, including two teaching programs through the Warner School of Education!

Featured Opportunities:

AmeriCorps – Regional Program Coordinator

Interested in empowering students to become confident readers and lifelong learners? Join Reading Partners as an AmeriCorps Program Coordinator or AmeriCorps Regional Program Coordinator in Pasadena!

Apply on Handshake.

Teach for America- Ignite Fellow

As an Ignite Fellow, you’ll provide small group virtual tutoring to accelerate learning and foster belonging with elementary and middle school students. Under the guidance of a Trainer (a veteran educator), you’ll customize tutoring lessons to help students build academic skills, confidence, and a sense of pride in their learning. Working virtually alongside thousands of other Fellows, you’ll be a part of a movement to end educational inequity and ensure that all students have access to customized instruction that aligns with their passions, interests, and needs.

Apply on Handshake.

Learning / Certification Opportunities:

University of Rochester, Warner Graduate School of Education: Monroe Regional Teacher Residency Consortium

The University of Rochester’s Teacher Residency Programs:  Apply to the Warner School’s Master’s in Teaching with Initial Certification programs in the high-need shortage
areas in New York State, such as Secondary education (English Language Arts. Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, World Languages) and Grades K-12 (various areas, see description).

Learn more here.

University of Rochester, Warner Graduate School of Education: ROC Urban Teaching Fellows Program

A paid teacher residency program designed to prepare teachers for a career in the Rochester City School District. There are 15 openings per year for the 2024-25 and 2025-26 academic years.

  • Earn your Master’s in Teaching with Initial Certification1 year paid teacher residency while studying
  • 2 years of employment following graduation
  • $15,000 toward tuition
  • All of this plus an additional guaranteed 65% off tuition scholarship for every student seeking a Master’s in Teaching with Initial Certification.

For further information:

Upcoming Events

First-Gen Week | November 6-10, 2023

Join the David T. Kearns Center, The Greene Center, First-Gen Students and Families Committee, 1st Gen Society and UHS to celebrate First-Gen Week! Learn more about the events happening here.

International Education Week | November 13-17, 2023

The University will be hosting multiple events across all campuses throughout the month of November. Events aim to celebrate the benefits of international education, highlight intercultural awareness, support the integration of our domestic and international student body, and promote the internationalization of the University community. Open to faculty, students, and staff, join in the celebration of international education! Learn more about the events happening here.

To discuss these opportunities or more, schedule an appointment with a Greene Center advisor through Handshake.

Have a great week!

Jennifer Hall | Career Advisor
Social Good Community

By Jennifer Hall
Jennifer Hall Career Advisor