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4-H CAPITAL Half 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 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 afterschool programming at over 30 elementary and middle school campuses across Travis County. For more information visit www.4-hcapital.org or www.facebook.com/4-hcapital
 
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Member Duties : Members serve at-risk youth during afterschool by providing hands-on, project based science programs in five core areas (Animal Science, Youth Gardening, Natural Resources, Engineering, and a wildcard curriculum). Half Time members lead classes 2 days a week and assist another instructor 2 days a week. Members will develop semester unit plans for each of their lead classes using a combination of predetermined lessons and lessons they create. Half of our Half Time Members are Animal Science assistants in the fall and must be comfortable working with live goats weighing up to 120lbs (training provided). Typical Half Time Member service hours are 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Mon - Fri, with an additional 30 hours of outreach service required. Most programs run Mon-Thurs from 2:30-6:00pm; members should expect to teach at multiple school sites during the week (mileage is reimbursed between work sites). Fridays are used for planning, team meetings, service and program reporting, and trainings.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
4-H CAPITAL Half Time Afterschool Instructor

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2017  -   05/31/2018

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  12/20/2016  To  10/31/2017 

Contact Willie Garza
1600 Smith Rd
Austin   TX   78721
512-854-3192
4-HRecruitment@traviscountytx.gov
www.4-hcapital.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 35673


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