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Grenada School District AmeriCorps Program
The AmeriCorps' national motto is "We Get Things Done" and our program does just that! Twenty-nine AmeriCorps members will tutor 1,015 K-8 students in reading and math within the Grenada Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Middle Schools, participate in local and national days of service in the Grenada community, and reinforce tutoring through reading initiatives at the local library. At the end of our program, our goal is to have at least 85% of the 1,015 K-8 students receiving AmeriCorps tutoring have at least a 15% gain in academic achievement as measured by pre and post test scores. Members will have experienced a meaningful year of service and training activities that have a positive impact on the community needs and encourage community members to participate in community service.
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Member Duties : •Hours: 6:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; -until 3:30 p.m. on Friday•Perform K-8 tutoring as assigned and scheduled for the majority of the school day at assigned school site.•Perform after school tutoring.•Tutor students in reading and math with appropriate interventions.•Submit any tutor documentation requested by the Intervention Specialist in a timely manner.•Serve as a mentor to students•Perform morning arrival and afternoon departure of students for safety.•Attend all Corps and Volunteer Mississippi trainings, including the final Exit Event.•Attend mandatory national service and community service projects: Grenada Downtown Jubilee (as part of National Disaster Preparedness Month), Make A Difference Day, Martin Luther King Day, AmeriCorps Week, and Christmas In April (as part of National Volunteer Week). Other service projects may occur as optional.•Submit all paperwork: weekly timesheets, reports, evaluations, etc. in timely manner.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Grenada School District AmeriCorps Program

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  


Accepting Applications
From  07/23/2019  To  08/31/2020 

Contact Gwendolyn Woodson
253 S Main St
Grenada   MS   38901

Listing ID 60963