Let’s Get Ready is looking for a Site Director

Matt Patterson ’09 writes it to tell us that Let’s Get Ready is looking for a new site director:

Let’s Get Ready (LGR) helps under-served high school students get to college by providing intensive SAT and college preparation support. Every LGR program is both managed and staffed by college students who we believe have the potential to make an incredible difference in a student’s life.

Job Description: The Director works with a fellow Wesleyan student to run a small scale college access program for 50 under-served Meriden students. Specifically the director will:

  • Recruit Meriden high school students and Wesleyan college students to participate in the program.
  • Plan financial aid workshops, college trips, admissions panel discussions to expose the students to college life!
  • Manage the volunteer coaches to ensure that they properly execute the planned activities
  • Track all student assignments and student progress through College Choice goals. Collect and submit information to the central LGR office.

If you are interested in applying for the Wesleyan director position, please contact Jessica Filante at jfilante@letsgetready.org or 857-998-2066.

Compensation: The Wesleyan LGR Site Director will receive a stipend in the amount of $1,750 for the Spring 2009 semester. Directors work approximately 15-25 hours per week.