Montana Campus Compact is actively recruiting for full time, year-long AmeriCorps positions have a flexible start date and VISTA positions to begin January 22, 2019. Service is a wonderful way to build and hone your skills while making a meaningful difference in real Montana communities!
- $491 bi-weekly living allowance
- up to $5,920 Education Award
- Health Coverage
- Professional development and training
- Access to statewide network of AmeriCorps Members
AmeriCorps Leaders (Direct Service): Work directly with underserved K-12 youth through mentoring, normalizing college going, and increasing student success and college access. Your service will enrich the lives of those you serve and leave lasting impacts on these students, families and Montana communities as well as help to alleviate poverty through attaining higher education.
VISTA January 2019 - January 2020 Class (Indirect Service): Build the capacity of nonprofits, colleges, schools or government agencies to help K-12 and college students succeed. Members serve behind the scenes to develop and implement mentor programs, after school programming, school success efforts, and more! Your service will help increase educational outcomes for underserved youth and students.
FOLLOWING ARE FULL-TIME, YEAR LONG VISTA starting January 22, 2019 and AmeriCorps positions with a flexible start date:
Rocky Mountain College, AmeriCorps Leader The AmeriCorps will support a team of AmeriCorps Team Members at Rocky Mountain College. The team will engage in one on one mentoring through the Bears and Cubs and will enhance the programming to focus on college access using college student mentors. AmeriCorps team will focus on the College’s initiatives towards improving College Access, College Positive Mentoring and K-12 Student Success. Through our partnership with Rose Park Elementary School we hope to inspire children of all grade levels and socio-economic backgrounds to graduate and pursue their dreams. The AmeriCorps team will provide various opportunities for Rocky students to mentor and inspire elementary age students while learning about the value of civic engagement. The team will support the identified needs of the elementary school by providing mentors; as well as activities with various academic programs; food pantry and personal hygiene product support. Apply Here!
Montana Joining Community Forces (JCF) Community Engagement VISTA Project -start date is January 22nd
The primary responsibility of the VISTA will be to implement sustainable solutions to challenges currently facing veterans and their families. The VISTA will work alongside the Director of Veteran Services to assess existing community resources and Carroll College veteran students to determine where gaps in services exist and to create a strategic plan to provide relevant, necessary services to help low income veterans succeed. The VISTA will help develop a website and partner with relevant community partners to strengthen the veteran community. The mission of the Montana JCF is to serve Montana communities by centralizing, expanding, and maximizing resources available to Veterans, service members and their families in an effort to foster personal and family growth and build sustainable and relevant relationships between the military community and the community at large. Apply to serve with Montana Joining Community Forces here!
Fort Peck Community College AmeriCorps Leader
Work to increase college access and student success for students on the Fort Peck Reservation. Poplar is the second largest town on the Fort Peck Reservation and is home to the headquarters for the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes. At Poplar High School, only 39% of students graduated in the 2015-2016 school year. The AmeriCorps Leader in Poplar will support their team in utilizing the resources and connections of Fort Peck Community College to support local tribal students. Various activities may include: youth sports programming, mentoring at the juvenile detention center, educational community garden projects, high school to college bridge curriculum implementation, and high school an academic mentoring program. To serve this year at Fort Peck Community College, apply here.
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