Following are part time (AmeriCorps Team Member position), summer service positions available for Summer 2017, listed alphabetically by city. AmeriCorps opportunities list the number of hours that must be completed by August 31, 2017.
We recently hosted an online webinar about our summer positions. To watch a video of the webinar click here.
Bigfork ACE’s — serve youth through one-on-one activities, small group activities, and collaborating with staff for ACE’s summer camp adventures. Collaborate with MTCC AmeriCorps Leader to promote activities that serve their target population of first-generation, low-income students. AmeriCorps Team Member. Apply here!
MT Tech—Serve this summer by providing low-income and first-generation students with the skills and motivation to complete high school, go to college or pursue other postsecondary school, and graduate from college or postsecondary school. AmeriCorps Summer Members will help deliver non-cognitive skill development and academic enrichment activities in a near-peer relationship with summer academy participants, increasing the students’ sense of self-efficacy and academic performance, ultimately resulting in improved college going rates for this cohort. Near-peer mentors are expected to contribute to the development of motivation in students by demonstrating an interest in them as individuals, encouraging them to work toward their potential, informing them of educational opportunities, and by serving as an example of a successful student. AmeriCorps summer members will also help recent high school graduates prepare for their college entrance through summer social media mentoring. Apply Here!
This summer serve as a positive role model for youth in Dillon. The position will help increase ties with local community needs and increase education about sustainability within the region. Summer Team Members will mentor and support Youth Challenge cadets in plant science activities focused on critical thinking skills and development. Team Members will design and implement K-12 based plant science activities for students in youth achievement programs. Team members will recruit community members to adopt a plot at the UMW campus garden as a way to foster ties with the community and educate about all aspects of sustainable food production. They will also participate in increasing student success and college access by assisting in college tours of the UMW campus as well as the campus garden. If you're interested in making a difference in the lives of youth in Dillon this summer, click here!
spectrUM Discovery Area- Engage preschool-8th grade youth in hands-on science activities at spectrUM Discovery Area and through spectrUM’s clubs, camps, and outreach programs. Provide high-quality science education through the use of interactive exhibits, activities, and demonstrations. The spectrUM Science Educator will serve as a role model to the High School Explainers while they grow their science and education capabilities and provide opportunities for youth attending spectrUM programs to meet with and interact with role models from the university and community to encourage college going. UM—Work Study Eligible AmeriCorps Team Member position—300 hours by August 31, 2017. Apply here!
University of Montana Campus Recreation Summer Camps - Mentor youth and lead them in activities developed to leave meaningful and lasting impacts while creating an environment where students are set up to be successful. Members will help develop a training module to expand campers knowledge in ways that encourage them to aspire to become college students one day. Allow for camp counselors to use their extensive knowledge of the college campus to give campers insight they may not receive in their lives. Members will engage youth in campus tours to introduce them to a new learning environment and engage them in story telling opportunities about pleasant experiences at the university highlighting college access. UM Work Study Eligible AmeriCorps Team Member —300 hours by Aug 31, 2017. Apply here!
Zootown Arts Summer Camps—Support and expand arts education activities for Missoula youth while providing a safe space to learn, build confidence, and develop positive relationships. Studies show that youth who have access to regular arts education opportunities develop skills and brain power to perform better academically across the board and are more likely to succeed in school. Assist with summer camps in art and music education for Missoula youth, and develop and implement free art projects to bring to events in Missoula and engage Missoula youth in positive, formative, creative activities. Expose youth to the ZACC gallery and discuss the artwork as well as introduce youth to professional artists. The team member will also help youth explore career options in the arts, and be a positive mentor for youth in our programs. ZACC’s art camps are designed to include a mentorship component. Along with doing art, the member will take opportunities to build relationships with students and model healthy lifestyles and help build confidence in youth to pursue the arts as a career. Art and music education helps expand youth’s ability to think creatively thus having more success in all areas of school. Arts education also builds the self-confidence it takes to not be afraid to fail. UM Work Study Eligible AmeriCorps Team Member position—300 hours by August 31, 2017. Apply here!
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