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A STAR! in Western Maryland
 
 
 
A STAR! in Western Maryland is a diverse rural AmeriCorps program, which engages members in full time, part time, and minimum time AmeriCorps members in direct service opportunities meeting the pressing issues identified within the four-county region. A STAR! partners with higher education institutions including: Frostburg State University, Allegany College of Maryland and programs within the Univeristy System of Maryland at Hagerstown. In addition, ASTAR site partners include: Garrett County Health Department, UMD Extension Garrett County, Evergreen Heritage Center, Read to Succeed, Center for Literary Arts, Horizon Goodwill of Hagerstown, PALS, Girls on the Run of Mid Maryland, Special Olympics, Boys & Girls Club, Frederick Community Action Agency, YMCA, United Way of Frederick County. A STAR! members serve within their selected site and receive on site training and the opportunity to travel to in state trainings. Members become a part of a regional team - identifying issues and being instrumental in implementing a solution to these issues. Members develop individually as well and with the team during their year of service. Members position types and requirements vary.
 
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Member Duties : Members serve directly with the selected service site through academic enrichment, youth mentoring, Veterans engagement, emergency transportation and services, volunteer recruitment, and outreach. Members positions and slot types vary as do the age and educational requirements.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Professional Development ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Veterans ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
A STAR! in Western Maryland

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2017  -   08/14/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/01/2021  To  08/30/2025 

Contact Lisa Clark
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg   MD   21532
3016973359
lclark@frostburg.edu
www.frostburg.edu/astar

Listing ID 7567


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