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4-H CAPITAL Full Time Afterschool Instructor
4-H CAPITAL inspires youth to develop into inquiring scientists, citizens of character, partners in service, and engaged community members through participation in project-based learning experiences and collaborative community involvement. 4-H CAPITAL provides high quality school-time and afterschool enrichment programs that focus on science, engineering and technology. We provide hands-on learning experiences that not only help youth become successful adults but also reduce risk-taking behaviors that inhibit success. By establishing positive relationships with the youth we serve, 4-H CAPITAL allows our 4-H Club members to acquire science and inquiry-based knowledge and skills, build character, and develop life skills in a fun learning environment that will enable them to become self-directing, productive members of society. 4-H CAPITAL began in 1992 as a 5-year USDA grant. Adopted by Travis County in 1997, the program received its first AmeriCorps grant in 2003; since then, AmeriCorps funding has been continuously renewed annually. Our team consists of staff instructors, curriculum area coordinators, administrators, and AmeriCorps members who provide high-quality educational programming at over 30 elementary and middle school campuses across Travis County. For more information visit or
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Member Duties : 4-H CAPITAL AmeriCorps members teach hands-on science activities in school setting at Title I elementary and middle schools in the Austin, TX area. Members serve at-risk youth during school time and afterschool by providing hands-on, project based science programs in four core areas (Animal Science, Youth Gardening, Natural Resources, and Engineering). Members develop semester unit plans for each of their lead classes using a combination of predetermined lessons and lessons they create. Typical Full Time service hours are 9:00am - 6:00pm, Mon - Fri with an additional 40 hours of volunteer required. Members will work at a single school site throughout the semester (mileage is reimbursed between work sites). Fridays are used for planning, team meetings, service and program reporting, and trainings.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Professional Development ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

4-H CAPITAL Full Time Afterschool Instructor

Program Start/End Date
08/13/2018  -   06/30/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  12/06/2017  To  09/30/2018 

Contact Willie Garza
1600B Smith Rd
Austin   TX   78721

Listing ID 1044