Paraprofessional (Medford, MA)

Medford Public Schools is seeking a paraprofessional. The application is for a general classroom para, but the specific assignment would be in the Therapeutic Learning Program at the Missituk Elementary School. If students apply and are interested, please contact Kathleen Kay at For questions about the role you can contact Julia Murphy at

Job Description and Application can be found at this link here.

Summer Internships with IRC (Maryland)

Summer 2024 Internships – Apply by May 15th, 2024

The IRC (International Rescue Committee) in Silver Spring, MD is still recruiting Summer 2024 interns. IRC internships give interns the opportunity to work directly with refugees to support them in accomplishing tasks needed to live successfully in the U.S. We offer 16 unique internships that provide a wide variety of opportunities to gain direct exposure to the refugee resettlement sector. 

We strongly encourage interested applicants to apply for more than one program. If you want professional, hands-on experience working with refugees, asylees and other humanitarian immigrants, apply to be an intern with the IRC in Silver Spring!

I’ve listed the titles and a description of each internship that is recruiting below. You can find the full description by going to the IRC Careers page and filtering by City (Silver Spring) and Employee Category (Intern). You will use the same link to apply.

  • Anti-Trafficking: The Anti-Trafficking Intern will work in close coordination with the case management teams to serve survivors of human trafficking who are struggling to navigate various systems to access resources and services. 
  • Refugee Walk-in Casework: The Asylee Casework team is the first point of contact for asylee clients. Caseworkers provide 8 months of case management to asylees. The services include providing monthly cash assistance, ensuring that clients apply for public benefits such as Medicaid, food stamps, ensuring that clients apply for social security and enroll in health insurance and ESL classes.  
  • Career Development: The Career Development Program assists employed clients in securing job upgrades to improve economic conditions and align with career history and/or career objectives. The intern will work closely with the Career Development team and Financial Capabilities program to promote client self-sufficiency and encourage clients to work towards long-term career goals. 
  • Community Engagement: The aim of community engagement is to establish strong, mutually beneficial connections between the community and the IRC in Silver Spring order to garner monetary, in-kind and volunteer resources for refugee clients. The community engagement intern supports the administration of the family mentor program.   
  • Economic Empowerment: The Economic Empowerment program assists refugees to become economically self-sufficient by placing recently arrived refugees in their first job in the United States.   
  • Refugee Employment and Skill-Building: The Refugee Employment and Skill-Building Program aims to reduce barriers to self-sufficiency and employment and assist refugees to secure full-time employment.  
  • Refugee Employment Coordination: The Employment Coordination Program supports humanitarian immigrants to achieve economic self-sufficiency through engagement in work participation activities including volunteering, internship procurement, vocational English as a second language classes, and referrals to certificate-bearing professional development courses.   
  • Gender Equity: IRC programming assists refugees to become economically self-sufficient and supports acclimatization within the United States by providing access to casework services. This role will support the IRC’s Gender Equality work, cross-cutting programmatically and departmentally to support the administration of equitable services and the proper consideration of gender concerns in programmatic and departmental initiatives.  
  • Refugee Walk-in Services: The Intake program is the first point of contact to all “walk-in” clients that visit the IRC in Silver Spring. We provide fast track enrollment in public benefits and referrals to internal and/or external resources and programs as needed.  
  • Extended Case Management: The Extended Case Management (ECM) team provides case management services to up to 400 new clients each year. The team works directly with new refugees, asylees, parolees, and other humanitarian immigrants resettling in the DC Metro area, including Haitian, Ukrainian, Latin American, African, and Middle Eastern individuals; utilizing a holistic 2Gen household approach for the families served, the team addresses both short-term and long-term barriers to support overall well-being in the US.
  • Refugee Health and Social Integration Intern: The refugee health and social integration intern will work in close coordination with the case management teams to serve refugees and other vulnerable immigrants who are struggling to navigate various systems to access resources and services. 
  • Refugee Resettlement: The Refugee Resettlement team supports refugees during their first eight months in the United States. The housing team prepares apartments for new families. Caseworkers connect refugees with services include providing monthly cash assistance, ensuring that clients apply for public benefits such Medicaid, food stamps, social security and enroll in health insurance and ESL classes. The cultural orientation team introduce refugees to U.S. customs and systems.  
  • Youth Program: The IRC’s Youth Program works to support the integration of school-age recently arrived refugees and asylees. Interns will support the enrolling of new clients in the youth program and completing individual service plans for each individual client.  

All selected interns will undergo and clear a background and reference check to intern. We ask that you make a $30 donation to help us cover the associated costs. Currently, 87% of our funding goes directly to programming to support our clients, and your help to cover this cost will ensure that no funding is directed away from serving our clients. Instructions will be provided after you have been selected to intern or volunteer. The IRC is not able to sponsor visas.   

The ability to work in-person at least one day per week is required. Internships require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week. Summer interns are also expected to begin their internship term by attending an in-person intern orientation on June 3rd, 2024, from 9:15AM-2:00PM.

Internships with the IRC in Silver Spring are unpaid. Summer 2024 interns may be eligible for per diem reimbursement at the rate of $15/day to offset the costs of food and travel. For questions and more information on scholarship opportunities, contact the IRC Silver Spring Community Engagement Specialist at

Summer Academy Volunteer Opportunity (Maryland)

Summer Academy Volunteer Opportunity – Now Accepting Applicants through June 10th!

The IRC (International Rescue Committee) in Silver Spring’s Summer Academy is a free learning experience for refugee students who are rising 6th-12th graders in Prince George’s and Montgomery County schools in Maryland. Volunteers facilitate lessons in English language and math, while incorporating extracurricular subjects and activities to broaden student’s horizons. Sign up here.

The program will take place in Prince George’s County July 8th – August 9th with 2-week cohorts of students in middle and high school. Weekly Schedule: Monday through Thursday 9:30am-2:30pm.

Volunteers are expected to attend all morning, afternoon or all-day sessions for their preferred cohort. You may participate in both cohorts, if desired.

Previous teaching and/or ESOL experience preferred but not required! This opportunity is open to volunteers high-school age and above. This opportunity is an Student Service Learning hours approved activity. 

All volunteers must attend a mandatory training on Monday, June 10th 6-7PM via Zoom. Sign up here.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Michalina Kulesza,Community Engagement Specialist, at

School Psychologist Long-Term Substitute (North Reading, MA)

North Reading High School is seeking a School Psychologist Long-Term Substitute to provide services to students for the first two months of the 2024-25 school year. This assignment is tentatively from September 3, 2024 through November 1, 2024.

North Reading Public Schools is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Learn more here.

Pay: $282. 86 / Day

Essential duties

  • Provide short term and ongoing counseling services to students who are struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems
  • Provide a full range of psychometric testing as part of the special education eligibility/service determination process for initial, re-evaluations, and other evaluations as necessary for students
  • Coordinate and complete all required paperwork as part of the IDEA team process (IEPs)
  • Collaborate regularly with teachers/counselors to stay current with student concerns
  • Communicate with parents regarding academic achievement and behavioral and counseling intervention(s) as needed
  • Assist students who exhibit school refusal, chronic absenteeism, or behavioral concerns which interfere with academic success
  • Lead group counseling sessions related to issues such as: grief, anxiety, depression, and social skills development
  • Serve as a member of the school’s Crisis Response Team
  • Serve as a member of the school’s Student Assistance Team
  • Attend identified students’ TEAM meetings or 504 meetings as needed
  • Collaborate/case manage with community agencies and outside professionals providing therapeutic services to assigned students
  • Assist with student safety assessments as needed
  • Work collaboratively with school administrators to promote school policies
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Director of Student Support


  • Master’s Degree
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) license as a School Psychologist
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations that govern public schools
  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency, or work visa required

One Day Volunteer Opportunity (4/15, Boston)

Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) is looking for responsible volunteers to help at our Kids Art Zone at the “One Mile to Go – Block Party” hosted by CITGO at Kenmore Square on Beacon Street on April 15, 2024. Volunteers will be responsible for helping facilitate kids art projects that ARCK will be providing. Experience working with youth to make art is a bonus. Volunteer shifts are available from 9 am – 5 pm, with each shift being two hours long. This is a great opportunity to receive credit for volunteer hours if applicable, and ARCK is happy to sign any forms that are necessary for this. All volunteers will also receive a free ARCK shirt!

ARCK, a 501(c)(3) established in 2012, is an innovative education non-profit dedicated to bringing creative education to under-resourced public schools. Through our unique teaching framework and deep collaboration with partners, we advance student well-being and creativity—skills crucial to students’ future success. ARCK is reimagining education as a holistic community, inspiring students from all backgrounds to thrive and flourish as inspired innovators.

Here is the link to the form to sign-up for shift(s) on 4/15:

If you have any questions, please reach out to Isabella Chung, Marketing and Communications Intern, at

Generation Teach Summer Teaching Fellowship

The Generation Teach AmeriCorps Summer Teaching Fellowship is a great opportunity for students seeking a summer of learning, teaching, and leading! Fellows receive $4,775 and over 350 hours of leadership experience. The fellowship is open to all majors; fellows will select their preferred content area (engineering, law, math, or reading) on the application. Students must be 17 years old to be eligible.

The fellowship includes pre-summer preparation, in-person training, and 24 days of teaching Boston elementary and middle-school students. You will join a loving community of 32 undergraduate and high-school students. 95% of former teaching fellows said they grew as leaders; 97% grew as teachers; 98% developed skills they will use whether or not they become teachers.

The final application deadline is April 15, and you can APPLY here.

You can book a time to learn more about Generation Teach here, learn more through this video. or direct questions to Ive Sanchez at


Upcoming Education Fair: MERC Career Fair and BSU Career Fair

MERC Career Fair (MA Educational Recruiting Consortium)

  • Thursday April 18th, 10am – 1pm
  • Hosted in person at Boston University
  • 100+ schools and organizations!
  • Register Here

BSU Education Career Fair

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 4 – 6pm (6 WEEKS AWAY!)
  • Hosted in person at Bridgewater State University
  • 65+ schools and organizations!
  • Register Here


  • Teaching – Lead Classroom Teachers, Substitutes, Paraprofessionals, Aids
  • School Administration/Ed Leadership
  • School Counseling/Guidance
  • School Social Work/Adjustment Counseling
  • Speech Language Pathology/Speech Therapy
  • ABA Therapy
  • School Psychology
  • Mentors, Tutors, Interns
  • Residential Counselors
  • And more school based and educational nonprofit roles!

Full time and part time opportunities for current roles and the 2024-2025 school year! Students and alumni from all class years and majors are invited as there will be opportunities for substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, extended school year programs this summer, lead teachers, counseling roles, and so much more! These are great opportunities for anyone who wants to work with kids or in a school setting!

Please direct any questions to Katie Vagen (

2024 New Zealand Fellowship Travel Program

Please read below for information about the 2024 New Zealand Fellowship Travel Program presented by Dr. Betty J. Sternberg on behalf of ARAMFO Educational Foundation:

We are thrilled to present an exclusive opportunity tailored for educators seeking to broaden their horizons: The Teacher Leader Fellowship Program in New Zealand, running from June 29th to July 6th, 2024. This unique seven-day adventure immerses participants in New Zealand’s innovative educational practices and Maori educational philosophies, with visits to Auckland and Rotorua.

Highlights include:

  • Interactive visits to leading schools and universities in Auckland, offering insights into New Zealand’s educational system and teacher training.
  • Exploration of Rotorua’s geothermal marvels and insights into Maori cultural and educational perspectives.
  • Engaging workshops and cultural experiences to deepen understanding and appreciation of New Zealand’s education landscape and heritage.

The program is meticulously designed to inspire and transform, featuring inclusive international travel, luxury accommodations, and comprehensive educational experiences for $5000. Payment plans are available, and the itinerary is packed with enriching activities to ensure an unforgettable professional development journey.

For a detailed itinerary and further information on registration and payment, please visit our program page:

Don’t miss out on this transformative educational journey. Secure your spot for an unforgettable exploration of New Zealand’s educational landscape.

How to Register: To secure your spot, please reply to this email, or email us at Spaces are limited to ensure a personalized and impactful experience for all participants.

Why Join? These trips are more than just travel; they are a platform for growth, learning, and global connection. By participating, you’ll gain new tools, ideas, and inspirations to enhance your teaching and contribute to your professional development.

For questions or further details, please do not hesitate to contact me at or call me at 860-463-5871