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SR1 COOL Education Project
 
 
 
AmeriCorps Members provide year round (academic year and summer recess) innovative tutoring and mentoring services to economically disadvantaged students in grades K-12 residing in the central Mississippi counties of Hinds, Madison, and/or Scott. Additionally, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for attending all member trainings and meetings, managing student’ files, completing monthly timesheets and other required documentation, planning and participating in national days of service, successfully completing service hours and actively serving to support all program efforts. AmeriCorps Members must have reliable transportation, must demonstrate qualities of reliability, consistency, dependability, sense of responsibility, and an ability to maintain confidentiality. Responsibilities may require adjusted work schedule. SR1’s COOL Education Project encourages undergraduate and graduate students to apply who major in fields such as Education (Elementary, Secondary, and Post Secondary), English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and History. However, all college students with various majors can apply to serve with AmeriCorps COOL Education Project if willing to remain committed to completing the required service hours and other AmeriCorps service commitments. Candidates must: (1) have passion for serving to improve the academic and social skills of economically disadvantaged K-12 students, (2) possess excellent communication (writing and computer) skills, (3) be skilled in effectively communicating with K-12 school administrators, students, student caregivers, SR1 staff, AmeriCorps members, and community members, (4) ability to attend required trainings and participate in required service days, and (5) have obtained or be working toward a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps Members will provide innovate tutoring and mentoring to underserved students in grades K-12 residing in the central Mississippi counties of Hinds, Madison, and Scott in order to increase the students’ achievement in science, math, language arts/English, and life and career skills. AmeriCorps Members will be responsible for attending all member trainings, managing student files, completing monthly time sheets and other required documentation, planning and participating in national days of service, successfully completing service hours, and actively serving to support all program efforts.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Counseling . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
SR1 COOL Education Project

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2017  -   06/24/2018

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2017  To  06/30/2018 

Contact Heather McDonald
369 Towne Center Pl
Ridgeland   MS   39157
6012064544
hmcdonald@sr1tech.org
www.sr1tech.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 57429


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