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*MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member - Montana State Univ-Northern
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps Team will work to support and expand college access activities at Havre High School, Box Elder High School, and the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line. Provide college students with meaningful service activities and community engagement opportunities to instill and support the benefits of life-long service to their community. The AmeriCorps Team will work to support and expand college access activities at Havre High School, Box Elder High School, and the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line. Provide college students with meaningful service activities and community engagement opportunities to instill and support the benefits of life-long service to their community. These activities will support the community because only Approximately 60% of student who graduate high school go on to attend post-secondary education, slightly lower than the national average and only 77% of those students actually earn a one year’s worth of college education by the end of their 2nd year. Havre High School’s graduation rate has decreased from 2012 – 2014 and falls 13% behind the Montana graduation rate. In addition, the Math Proficiency rate is 57%, which shows that a significant portion of Havre High Students are not proficient in Math. Each MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member will commit to serving a 300 hour or 450 hour term of service (approximately 10-20 hours/week) during the academic year and part of the summer, if needed. Successful college student candidates will serve as College Positive role models and be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps team member will mentor and support students at local high schools and at the Boys and Girls Club. The team will support 5 pre-college activities with high school students focusing on College Application Week and FAFSA completion working with the Financial Aid Office at MSUN. These members will serve at the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line and support MSU-Northern’s college readiness initiative. The MTCC AmeriCorps Team Members will commit to serving at least 300 hours over their term of service. This position is work study eligible. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
*MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member - Montana State Univ-Northern

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2017  -   08/31/2018

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MONTANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/14/2017  To  11/15/2017 

Contact Dannette Fadness
20 Dhc
Missoula   MT   59812
406-243-5181
fadness@mtcompact.org
www.mtcompact.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 63729


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