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Univ. of Montevallo Office of Service-Learning
 
 
 
The Office of Service Learning was established in Fall of 2009 through funding from Shelby County Community Services to develop and support the University of Montevallo Falcon Scholars in Action Program (UMFSIA) and other service initiatives. It was expanded to include Community Engagement in Spring of 2011. The office is collaboratively administered by Student Affairs and Academic Affairs. The goals of the OSLACE are: · to support faculty in integrating service into their teaching and research · to assist students in identifying appropriate service opportunities and support their development as community leaders · to enhance university engagement in the community · to serve as a clearinghouse of service opportunities for faculty, staff and students A key project is the Blueprints College Access Initiative, a direct service-learning experience for college students to provide college access counseling and mentoring to low-income high school students. Eight in-classroom workshops are combined with college-going culture activities, financial aid information and relationships with college mentors to create a college-positive culture. Sessions cover topics from financial aid and financial literacy to career assesments, resume building, interview skills and choosing the right school. Blueprints creates opportunities for both students and parents to engage in the college application process, builds community support, provides opportunities for high school students to visit college campuses and equips new high school graduates for post-graduation success.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Members will coordinate educational sessions; build and nurture partnerships with community stakeholders; engage an active electronic network by using social networking tools; research and develop program assessment tools; and recruit and manage volunteers.
 
Program Benefits :
Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Univ. of Montevallo Office of Service-Learning

Program Start/End Date
08/08/2013  -   08/07/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALABAMA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/07/2013  To  06/19/2013 

Contact Hollie Cost
845 Valley St
Montevallo   AL   35115
(205) 665-6077
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 46027


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