Montana Campus Compact is actively recruiting for full time, year-long AmeriCorps positions that will begin September of 2018. Service is a wonderful way to build and hone your skills while making a meaningful difference in real Montana communities!
AmeriCorps September 2018 - August 2019 Leader Class (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.
FOLLOWING ARE FULL-TIME, YEAR LONG AmeriCorps positions beginning September 2018
Montana Tech AmeriCorps Leader
The AmeriCorps Leader will support the AmeriCorps team with engaging students in school and after school academic mentoring at Ramsay Elementary school and Legion Oasis. The team will deliver college access curriculum such as financial literacy workshops, FAFSA support, and facilitate a summer nudging program encouraging post-secondary enrollment at high schools and for recent high school graduates. They will recruit and support college students as college positive volunteers to strengthen service projects and college access programming, assisting with and participating in required national days of service projects, and engaging students in community service projects to encourage civic and community engagement. The Montana Tech AmeriCorps Leader will recruit, support and lead a team of college student AmeriCorps Team Members. Apply Now!
Montana State University Northern and Little River Institute AmeriCorps Leader
The AmeriCorps Team will support and expand college access activities to high school students who are Native American, First Generation, Low Income, and/or Disabled. They will provide college students with meaningful community engagement and/or service activities to instill and support the benefits of life-long service to their community, as well as, increasing retention and graduation in higher education. The AmeriCorps Leader will recruit and support 1-3 college student AmeriCorps member in supporting MSUN’s college readiness and success programs, collaborating with Student Success Services and/or the Little River Institute. Coordinate and implement 3 activities each semester that encourage high school students and tribal college students to consider, plan for, and apply to college. The AmeriCorps Leader coordinate and facilitate one on one mentorshiping and programming/workshops for first generation, low income, disabled or Native American students. They will support school-based initiatives and youth focused organizations mentoring youth for student success. Apply Now!
Flathead Valley Community College AmeriCorps Leader will engage underserved high school students in college access activities with the Running Start program to increase dual enrollment and student success. Mentor and support at least 50 first generation, low income students while building relationships with students and providing outreach for students on academic probation. The Leader will coach students on career and academic exploration. The AmeriCorps Leader will serve with the high schools in Flathead Valley Community College's service region: Bigfork HS, Columbia Falls HS, Flathead HS, Glacier HS, Linderman Education Center, Whitefish HS, Libby HS, Troy HS and Lincoln County HS. The member will assist with college application week co-present with Reach Higher MT staff during their junior and senior parent nights. The leader will serve with youth one on one for career exploration and academic advising. The leader will follow up with Running Start students to support each student's ability to be successful. Apply Now!
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.
Richland County Boys & Girls Club AmeriCorps Leader: Mentor K-12 youth at the Boys & Girls Club and Richland and Dawson County school districts to encourage student success and post-secondary enrollment. The Richland County Boys & Girls Club AmeriCorps Leader will recruit, support and lead a team of college student AmeriCorps Members in supporting first generation, low income youth through academic mentoring, civic engagement, and promoting healthy lifestyles. The team will engage in variety of projects including supporting a food stability/backpack programs, delivering financial aid and scholarship workshops, assisting with college and job fairs, facilitating community and school based mentoring programs, recruiting and supporting college student volunteers to strengthen service projects and college access programming, assisting with required national days of service projects, and engaging students in community service projects to encourage civic and community engagement. The team will partner with school districts in Richland and Dawson Counties to encourage post-secondary education through financial aid workshops, college and job fairs, scholarship preparation workshops, and mentor programs. To serve with Richland County Boys & Girls Club, Apply Here.
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