United Way AmeriCorps Member

Posting ID : A1068487918
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Education Teaching

We have several openings for individuals who enjoy math and reading! AmeriCorps members for the United Way Early Grade Reading and Math Initiatives will help ensure that United Way makes a positive difference and creates a measurable impact for children. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for implementing volunteer and peer-to-peer programs in several schools and multiple districts.

The AmeriCorps members will be responsible for ensuring that the programs are achieving the desired outcomes with maximum efficiency. With the guidance of the United Way Education team, the AmeriCorps members will be the site coordinators for volunteers and the main contact for school partners and third-party evaluators. Position requires self-initiative and minimal supervision while working collaboratively with a team of other AmeriCorps members, staff, volunteers, education professionals, evaluation professionals and all levels of United Way staff.

**How to Apply:
Request an Application by email with Subject Line: "I want to serve in Houston!" or download an application at www.CitySquare.org/BecomeAMember.

***All applications must be received no later than Thursday, August 27th!***

**Minimum Education and Experience:
~Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Work, Non-profit Management, Human Services or other related field from an accredited institution
~Experience in school systems or literacy preferred

**Eligibility Requirement(s):
~Must be 17 or older
~U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
~Must become an AmeriCorps member and fulfill all membership requirements.
~Willing to commit from September 1, 2015 - July 22, 2016
~Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
~Local travel to school campus required

**Compensation and Benefits:
~Annual stipend of $20,400
~Post-service education award of $5,730 which may be used as a voucher to pay for college tuition, post-graduate work or vocational education
~Basic health coverage (no dental or vision)

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