High School Assistant
United States & Canada
To be a part of the StandWithUs High School Assistant Program, students should meet the below expectations:
Be a college student. Ideally, the student should be a StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship alum or a StandWithUs High School Internship alum.
Plan to work in the Israel education world after graduation.
Be available to work 10-15 hours per week including some weekends.
Take at least one course that you feel will benefit you in this position, this includes: Management, Leadership, Education, Non-Profit Work or Middle East Studies...etc.
As part of the requirements, High School Assistants must fulfill the following expectations:
Work with your regional High School Coordinator and Associate Director of High School Affairs to help manage and build relationships, educate students and train leaders in your region.
Work with High School Coordinator and Associate Director to manage outreach and programming within 100-200 mile radius of your university, including new student outreach.
Run 2-3 TLC Chapters in your area:
Includes mentoring all TLC members to become leaders and guide them on programming ideas and event planning.
Manage 4 Google Hangouts per semester for the 2-3 TLC chapters in the region.
Be available to speak in your community and give educational presentations in your region and at the SWU conferences.
Attend a once a month meeting with High School Associate Director.
Attend a one-on-one once a week meeting with your High School Coordinator.
Join the High School Coordinator Google Hangout on the last Monday of every month.
Complete High School Staff Weekly Check-in once a week.
Attend the StandWithUs High School Internship Conference, August 4-8, 2019, in Los Angeles.
Attend the StandWithUs International Conference, January 17-20, 2020, in Los Angeles.
Assist in fundraising efforts, community engagement and outreach/programming for StandWithUs in your region.
High School Assistants will be evaluated throughout the year based on the following criteria:
Impact and quality of the initiatives and programs run throughout the year by students in the region.
TLC mentorship and professional development.
Handling of anti-Israel or anti-Semitic situations.
Communication with StandWithUs High School Staff including High School Coordinator and Associate Director.
Fulfilling all event and reporting requirements.
Attending all conferences, Google Hangouts and One on Ones.
Exemplary fellows will receive:
An opportunity to apply to work at StandWithUs full-time with a very strong recommendation upon graduation.
Required to recruit at least 5-15 students for the TLC chapters along with the help of their regional High School Coordinator.
Required to find 10 students to apply for the StandWithUs High School Internship.
Required to recruit a replacement at the end of the year if he/she is not planning on returning as an Assistant.