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Des Moines Public Schools AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps members will be trained to provide research-based programming in one of three components focused on student performance, student engagement and student exposure to real world opportunities and ways of learning. AmeriCorps members are an integral part of school district initiatives focused on increasing graduation rates and decreasing dropout rates. Interviews with qualified candidates will begin immediately. Please apply on our website at Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer The Des Moines Independent Community School District is committed to hiring a diverse workforce of the best qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Depending on which service component, a member could potentially provide literacy and/or math tutoring for elementary students. Manage the development and implementation of a mentoring program for 6th grade students. Or facilitate the development and implementation of service-learning programming for students attending International Baccalaureate Schools. Members would be involved in volunteer coordination which may include recruitment, orientation, training, data reporting and assessment. Members will attend all regularly scheduled team meetings, required trainings, and community service events. Members will collaborate effectively with school staff and fellow team members at service site to support best practices of the school and the district. Maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with students, partner agencies, volunteers, and the public. Keep regular data reports on student progress and assist with assessment and evaluation procedures.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization . 

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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Des Moines Public Schools AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
11/15/2013  -   08/15/2014

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  


Accepting Applications
From  11/14/2013  To  02/15/2014 

To apply :
Phone  515-242-8207

Contact Allison Metzger
901 Walnut St
Des Moines   IA   50309

Listing ID 52737