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OARS (Opportunities with AmeriCorps for Reentry Success)
OARS will utilize national service participants to address offender needs surrounding reentry.This program provides real-world professional training, experiences, and learning opportunities in a correctional environment. National service participants will help decrease barriers to employment and education for persons with felony convictions. Members provide academic tutoring and facilitate workshops on cognitive behavior, financial literacy, life skills, and family reunification. To Apply, please fill out an AmeriCorps online application with references, and e-mail a resume and cover letter to The cover letter should tell me why you are applying to become an AmeriCorps volunteer in a prison environment and what qualifications you think you have that will assist you in your volunteerism with this program. We are accepting candidates to start after the 9/1/2012 start date. Positions are dependent on continued funding for this program.
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Member Duties : As Education Reentry Specialists, AmeriCorps members will work inside a prison setting. Members could be working in the prison schools or in inmate "pods" one-on-one, facilitating cognitive education, or family reunification curriculum, tutoring in general education skills, facilitating life skills workshops, or facilitating financial literacy workshops. Possible member positions beginning Septemer 1st, 2012 to August 31, 2013 are located in Santa Fe, Los Lunas, Albuquerque, and Grants, New Mexico.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Education . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology . 
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OARS (Opportunities with AmeriCorps for Reentry Success)

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2012  -   08/31/2013

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  90

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Spanish a + but not required

Accepting Applications
From  03/21/2012  To  08/31/2012 

Contact Conor Coleman
3415 Pan American Freeway NE
Albuquerque   NM   87107
505 841 4884

Listing ID 37112