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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 education award only 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, Hagerstown Community College, and the Univeristy System of Maryland at Hagerstown. Additional partnerships include but are not limited to: Beginnings Pre-K, Allegany Department of Community Service, Frostburg Foundation, FSU Read to Succeed and VOICE Clearinghouse(volunteer), Department of Juvenile Services, Garrett County Health Department, GC Cooperative Extension, YMCA, Hagerstown Community College, Shepherd Springs, Discovery Station, Frederick County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club of Frederick, Frederick Community Action, Life and Discovery and GoodWill Industries. 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 and will provide direct service through academic enrichment emergency transportation and services, volunteer recruitment, and educational outreach. Members positions and slot types vary as do the age and educational requirements.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Education ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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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  

Accepting Applications
From  01/01/2016  To  08/30/2017 

Contact Lisa Clark
32 W Washington St
Hagerstown   MD   21740
301-697-3359
lclark@frostburg.edu
www.frostburg.edu/astar
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 7567


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