Year-Long AmeriCorps

MTCC has many exciting AmeriCorps positions available for 2021-2022! Learn about the MTCC application process here. If you would like more information about service with MTCC, email Eli Bowe at bowe@mtcompact.org.

MT Tech – Institute for Educational Opportunities (Anaconda Region)

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The Institute for Educational Opportunities at the Montana Technological University (MT Tech) is a consortium of programs developed to provide K-12 students with the support they need to achieve success in higher education. The member will be based in Anaconda (a 30-minute drive from Butte), serving students at Anaconda High School by providing one-on-one mentorship to students, helping them to apply for college, explore careers, and succeed in school. Apply Today!

Arlee Rehabilitation Center (ARC)

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: At the Arlee Rehabilitation Center (ARC), victims of trauma find healing and therapy by helping rehabilitate neglected, under-socialized and traumatized rescue dogs and horses. Based in the town of Arlee, the AmeriCorps member will help the ARC to develop its programming by supporting the creation and implementation of their inaugural summer camp, by writing grant applications and assisting in fundraising efforts, and by recruiting instructors for social-emotional learning programs. Apply Today!

Montana College Attainment Network

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The Montana College Attainment Network (MCAN) looks to help facilitate a shift toward a college-going culture so that all Montanans believe that postsecondary education is necessary and possible for every student. MCAN is based in the historic city of Butte. As an AmeriCorps member, you will further MCAN’s mission of college attainment by designing and managing a membership campaign and creating a database of members. You will also have the opportunity to support grant funding applications. Apply Today!

MT Tech Food Pantry

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Serving with the Institute for Educational Opportunities at the Montana Technological University (MT Tech), you will play a key role in developing the campus’s new student food pantry. Serving in Butte, you will have the chance to  contribute to the planning and development of a new initiative! You will also have the opportunity to recruit and support student volunteers to aid in the pantry’s operations. Additionally, there will be some opportunities to serve as a near-peer mentor for students at Butte Central High School. Apply Today!

Great Falls College MSU

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Recommended

Position Description: Great Falls College MSU provides quality education for students from north-central Montana and beyond. As an AmeriCorps member, you will support the Office of Student Engagement with a focus on ensuring first generation college students receive the resources they need to be successful. You will also help to provide college positive mentorship to students in area high schools and afterschool programs, and you will recruit college student volunteers to support projects, such as the campus food pantry. Apply Today!

Great Falls LGBTQ+ Center

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: The Great Falls LGBTQ+ Center enhances and sustains the health and well-being of the LGBTQ+ community in and around Great Falls by providing activities, programs, and services that will empower the community to embrace and support cultural diversity. The AmeriCorps member will become a certified Safe Zone trainer. They will then provide this training to university students, faculty, and public school staff. The member will oversee existing Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs), while working to develop a new GSA club at Great Falls College. Apply Today!

 

Montana Department of Labor – Career Lab

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The MT Department of Labor Career Lab works to provide tools for students and job-seekers to make informed career choices. The AmeriCorps member will be based in Helena, and may frequently travel to communities around the state to perform outreach and training activities. The member will help to organize and facilitate projects and events that help to prepare low-income and undereducated Montanans find satisfying careers and further their education, especially in rural communities and on Native American reservations. This project will involve collaboration with public libraries and Helena College, as well as work to strengthen the relationships between schools, businesses, and the government. Apply Today!

 

MT Tech – Institute for Educational Opportunities (Helena Region)

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The Institute for Educational Opportunities at the Montana Technological University (MT Tech) is a consortium of programs developed to provide K-12 students with the support they need to achieve success in higher education. Although based in Butte, the program operates a satellite program in Helena, MT. As one of two AmeriCorps members in the Helena Region, you will provide mentorship and college coaching to students at Helena High School and Capitol High School,  providing one-on-one mentorship students, helping them to apply for college, explore careers, and succeed in school. Apply Today!

Code Girls United

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The mission of Code Girls United is to expand the future career opportunities of 4th – 8th grade girls through hands-on experiences in coding, technology, and business. Code Girls United is a partner of Flathead Valley Community College, and is located in Kalispell. As an AmeriCorps member, your primary responsibility will be to increase the organization’s capacity to expand their programs across the state. The member will perform a needs assessment to determine the best virtual platforms for deploying programs to underserved communities. They will also boost the social media presence of Code Girls United, and improve their systems for managing volunteers and instructors. Apply Today!

 

KALICO Art Center

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: KALICO Art Center is a non-profit contemporary, community space for all ages to create, connect, and experience art. KALICO Art Center partners with Flathead Valley Community College and is located in Kalispell. As an AmeriCorps VISTA, your main responsibility will be to collect and access data focused on the needs of the community in order to support KALICO’s enhancement and expansion of programming and partnerships to best serve the community. Responsibilities could include data collection, grant writing and support, and scholarship programming. Apply Today!

Accelerate Montana – Rural Innovation Initiative (AMRII)

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Accelerate Montana helps Montana businesses to increase their success, from those in the idea stage all the way to those looking for global expansion. Their Rural Innovation Initiative (AMRII) program specifically targets innovation in high growth entrepreneurship throughout rural Montana. Based on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, the AmeriCorps member with AMRII will help to develop economic opportunities for underrepresented high school and college students, especially Native Americans and women. They will serve to reduce poverty throughout Western Montana by developing entrepreneurial programs, writing grants, and providing outreach to underserved, low-income populations on campus, in rural communities, and on tribal lands. Apply Today!

 

Broader Impacts Group

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Recommended

Position Description: Engage Montana’s next generation of scientists and leaders in experiential STEM education in Missoula. Broader Impacts Group works to increase STEM literacy and passion in Montana youth, with the ultimate goal of inspiring K-12 students to pursue higher education, especially at the University of Montana. You will partner with spectrUM Discovery Area and the Missoula Food Bank’s EmPower Place and through clubs, camps, and outreach programs, provide high-quality education through the use of interactive exhibits, activities, and demonstrations. Engage students on the Flathead Nation in STEM summer camp programs at the Arlee and Standing Arrow Powwows. Apply Today!

 

EmPower Place at the Missoula Foodbank & Community Center

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: EmPower Place provides college positive mentoring to young people. As an AmeriCorps member, you will engage children and families in Missoula, supporting the afterschool program to prepare youth for educational and career success. The member will play a key role in organizing activities in the community garden space, implementing afterschool and summer programs for elementary aged students, and developing a college-positive mentorship program for middle and high school students. Apply Today!

 

Hospice and Palliative Care of Missoula Foundation

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: Hospice of Missoula Palliative Care provides patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and treating suffering. As an AmeriCorps member, you will perform a community needs assessment to identify current gaps in palliative services. You will also seek out new community partnerships and grant opportunities that will allow the hospice to service a larger number of low-income individuals, and you will support the integration of experiential learning programs at the hospice for University of Montana students. Apply Today!

 

Indigenous Research and STEM Education (IRSE)

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Indigenous Research and STEM Education (IRSE) Indigenous Research and STEM Education (IRSE) is dedicated to the advancement of Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and First Nation students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academic disciplines and professions. Based on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, the member should expect to regularly travel to schools in Browning, Hardin, Polson, Ronan, and Hot Springs. Member activities will include mentoring Native American middle school and high school students and helping them to explore their options for college. They will also play an essential role in organizing STEM summer programs in Missoula. Apply Today!

 

Montana Campus Compact – AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) will provide support to AmeriCorps VISTA members throughout the state. Based at the MTCC network office in Missoula, they will help to coordinate training opportunities, promote a strong sense of cohort solidarity, and support other MTCC operations. Responsibilities will include facilitating regular cohort check-ins, traveling to perform visits to AmeriCorps host sites, and sharing the MTCC AmeriCorps story through social media. This position is available to second-term AmeriCorps members and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Apply Today!

 

Moving Mountains Foundation

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: Moving Mountains Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of lives for children and adults living with developmental or acquired disabilities. Based in Missoula, the AmeriCorps member will help to increase programs for people with disabilities, with a focus on supporting children with disabilities. The member will coordinate with partners at the University of Montana to implement a service learning program and a college student mentor program. They will also work to implement dual-enrollment options for high school students, helping them to obtain college credits. Apply Today!

 

Pursue Your Passions

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Pursue Your Passions, located at the University of Montana, builds educational, experiential, and entrepreneurial programs for Montana women to create more equitable, prosperous, and collaborative futures for all. As an AmeriCorps member, you will build and maintain relationships with prospective clients, key partners, and granting organizations. Duties could include outreach to underserved women, connection with influential women in the community at conferences and meet-ups, and supporting fundraising and grant-writing initiatives.  Apply Today!

 

spectrUM Discovery Area

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: Engage Montana’s next generation of scientists and leaders in experiential learning with University of Montana’s spectrUM Discovery Area in Missoula. Foster high school students’ curiosities in science literacy, STEM career activities, and higher education at the Living Lab in the Missoula Public Library. Mentor and support students at Willard High School with college prep activities. Apply Today!

 

University of Montana Partner with Place

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: July 6, 2021 – July 5, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? No

Position Description: The University of Montana’s Experiential Learning and Career Success(ELCS) office aims to prepare students for a meaningful career from day one. Participating in career-building and experiential learning activities such as internships, volunteerism, and research helps students find their passion and gain the skills to pursue it. ELCS works in partnership with other campus departments to support the university’s Priorities for Action, Priority 4: Partner with Place (PwP). Based on the UM campus, the PwP VISTA will support student retention and success by assisting with institutional capacity to offer internships, service learning, research, and other High Impact Practices. This includes coordinating data and assessment processes and procedures, working with advisory groups across campus, and conducting community outreach to grow partnerships. Apply Today!

University of Montana Rural Institute

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? No

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The University of Montana Rural Institute is committed to creating better lives for rural people with disabilities and their families. Based on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, the AmeriCorps member will support anti-poverty work for people with disabilities through outreach and education. They will update existing resources, create new resources, share information with community partners, and expand community engagement though activities and education. The VISTA member will partner with members of the community with disabilities to ensure that all resources are appropriate and supportive. Apply Today!

Salish Kootenai College – Upward Bound

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: The Salish Kootenai College (SKC) Upward Bound program is a federally funded TRIO program designed to provide low-income, first-generation high school students with the skills and motivation necessary for success in postsecondary education. Based in Pablo, The AmeriCorps member will assist individual students and small groups in preparing for college.The member’s activities will include college application assistance, ACT preparation, and FAFSA support. Through one-on-one mentorship, they will help students succeed in their studies and prepare for the future. Apply Today!

Poplar High School

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? Recommended

Driver’s License Required? Recommended

Position Description: Located on the Fort Peck Nation, Poplar High School educates students in the community of Poplar, MT. As an AmeriCorps Leader, you will mentor underserved high school students by helping them to explore their options for future careers and education. This position is focused on supporting young people transitioning into Poplar High School from Juvenile Detention facilities. Your service will give them the support they need for long-term success. Apply Today!

Snqweyłmisten

Position Type: AmeriCorps VISTA

Service Commitment: August 16, 2021 – August 15, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Snqweyłmistn is a new nonprofit organization that was founded with the dream of creating cycles of love and healing for Native children. With an office located in Ronan, Snqweyłmistn is setting the groundwork to provide culturally relevant homes for foster children on the Flathead Reservation. As a VISTA member with Snqweyłmistn, you will work to create a database of potential funders, and research the implementation of therapeutic approaches, including horse therapy, nature therapy, and art therapy. You will also play a role in developing the organization’s website and marketing plan.  Apply Today!

Richland County Boys & Girls Club

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Mentor underserved youth at the Boys & Girls Club. Engage with Sidney High School, Dawson Community College, and other community organizations to support students. Expand Club opportunities for high school students with college positive activities including FAFSA, financial literacy and workforce development programs. Support workforce development for high school and middle school students.Must be comfortable working both independently and part of a team and engaging with community organizations in support of the Club. The team will engage in variety of projects including supporting a food stability/backpack programs. Apply Today!

Troy High School

Position Type: AmeriCorps Leader

Service Commitment: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022

Car required? Yes

Driver’s License Required? Yes

Position Description: Troy High School provides secondary education to the 130 high school students in the town of Troy, MT. As the AmeriCorps member at the school, you will be responsible for getting students excited about college and their future careers. You will provide individual and group mentoring to low-income and first generation students while helping to plan events such as career days, college visits, and student volunteer activities. Apply Today!

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