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Employment Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


UPWARD BOUND TUTOR:                      Class II

The student will provide academic assistance to Upward Bound participants in grades 9 - 12 in a variety of subject areas during our regular after school tutoring hours (from 3:00 – 5:00pm) or evening hours (6:00 – 8:00pm). The tutor will observe student work habits, provide positive and constructive feedback to students with their homework, challenge students with appropriate questions to spark critical thinking, assure a positive learning environment for all those in the tutoring room, and build professional relationships with students. Student must be capable in one or more of the following academic areas: reading, writing, mathematics, science, foreign language or social studies.


UPWARD BOUND SENIOR MENTOR:                                     Class II

The student will provide specialized assistance to Upward Bound high school seniors with their college preparation process. This includes assisting with online college applications, prepping students for the ACT/SAT, editing essays, helping them with the scholarship search and financial aid process. The mentor will be assigned a few students to work with one-on-one, follow up on student progress and report to the Assistant Director about their observations.


UPWARD BOUND OFFICE ASSISTANT:                                  Class II

The UB Office Assistant is responsible for assisting the UB Program Coordinator with clerical needs relating to the Upward Bound grant.  This position assists with documentation, database design, mailings, and the website upkeep. 



Application should be filled out and turned into our Assistant Director, Vanessa Beckham at our office, 725 Chapin St. (next to OIE) OR emailed to Preference will be given to those who meet job qualifications AND submit by Monday, August 28th.


Questions?  Contact Vanessa at: or 608-346-5797.