First & Second Grade Buddies at BES

UPDATE:  Due to the uncertainties of COVID and programming this Fall, we currently will not be offering this program.  We will be sure to keep this site updated and reach out to students if such programming does develop this academic year.

First and Second Grade Buddies – paid position

  • Time Commitment: 1.5-3 hours per week
  • Where: Brayton Elementary School, North Adams Public Schools
  • Work Hours: Tuesdays 11:30am-1:00pm and/or Fridays 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Contact: Amy Sosne
  • Common Application

Interested in getting to know younger elementary students over lively conversation at lunch and recess? First and Second Grade Buddies mentor students in two different grade levels at Brayton School in North Adams, engaging directly in supporting the elementary students’ social-emotional learning. First Grade Buddies go to Brayton on Tuesdays, and Second Grade Buddies go on Fridays. A willingness to play and listen a must for this position!

Buddies assist first and second grade teachers at lunch and recess at Brayton Elementary School in North Adams. First and second graders love talking, eating, playing, and learning with Williams students, and the Williams First and Second Grade Buddies love the chance to get off campus and develop relationships with children in our community.