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Campus Compact Northern Illinois University Rockford Promise
Spend a year at Northern Illinois University expanding capacity for a growing Promise program, Rockford Promise. Rockford Promise is a diverse scholarship and mentoring program that provides full-tuition scholarships and mentoring services to Rockford Public School students. Aligning with AmeriCorps' anti-poverty objectives, time spent at this post will include direct student intervention and support to over 100 low-income students, who are at risk due to their socioeconomic status. Additional success strategies include growing a mentoring program and encouraging community and civic engagement opportunities for these students. The AmeriCorps member will contribute to the capacity-building goals of the project by performing activities such as building vital data reporting capabilities and developing programming and student support materials. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide a parking pass, food & grocery gift cards, internet stipend. The AmeriCorps member serving at NIU Rockford Promise will be part of a dynamic, motivated corps with Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA. Serving as a member of a corps provides the chance to connect with other members throughout multiple states, create a network of support, and share resources. As the intermediary, Campus Compact, a national non-profit, supports the professional and personal growth of AmeriCorps members through a variety of professional development opportunities and in-person trainings including overnight retreats throughout their service year. If you would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact, please email our VISTA Leaders at
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps Member assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of activities designed to increase student retention, persistence, and completion of a college degree or certification program by Rockford Promise Scholars at Northern Illinois University. Provides guidance and support for students and mentors, enhances student success by assisting with programs and services including personal coaching, ongoing support, and follow-up; workshops, degree progress consultations, and referrals to other on and off-campus resources.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  parking, internet stipend, food support ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Education . 
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Campus Compact Northern Illinois University Rockford Promise

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2022  -   07/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  03/17/2022  To  06/18/2022 

Contact Kaylene Groh
1643 N Alpine Rd
Rockford   IL   61107

Listing ID 110511