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Ohio History Service Corps - Local History - Archaeology
The Ohio History Service Corps member will focus on the continued preservation and promotion of the state's historic resources to stimulate tourism and economic growth. Members will serve as part of the Local History Corps to promote, raise awareness of, and preserve Ohio's strong history through educational experiences for community members. This is a full-time AmeriCorps position from Sept. 7, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017. Members must complete a minimum of 1700 hours of service and 170 training hours to successfully complete their service and to receive an education award. Knowledge of archaeology and archaeological methods, Ohio history, experience in research & writing. Bachelor's degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is required. Educational, work, or volunteer experience in archaeology or historic preservation with some knowledge of state & federal preservation programs is desired. The Local History AmeriCorps members will receive training in volunteer management, meeting facilitation, train-the-trainer, collections digitization, community mapping, historic preservation and heritage tourism/community-based economic development. They will also attend one statewide conference, which can include the Ohio Local History Alliance annual meeting and regional meetings as well as the Heritage Ohio conference. They will be required to participate in National Days of Service and AmeriCorps week.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : One Local History Corps member with an archaeology focus will be hosted at the Ohio History Connection in Columbus. The member may assist in the production of public education materials and OAI-related instructional materials for researchers, staff, and students/volunteers. Additional outreach experience may be available through working with other AmeriCorps host sites in developing archaeology programming for their site and updating and enhancing archaeology and maritime heritage information on the State Historic Preservation Office pages of the Ohio History Connection website. The AmeriCorps member will also be encouraged to write educational articles on these projects or other archaeology topics of their choosing for the Archaeology Blog. Applicants must have a college degree in anthropology or archaeology.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking . 
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Ohio History Service Corps - Local History - Archaeology

Program Start/End Date
09/07/2016  -   08/31/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2016  To  11/01/2016 

Contact Amy Rohmiller
800 E 17th Ave
Columbus   OH   43211

Listing ID 56944