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LAYC/MMYC AmeriCorps Education Program
The AmeriCorps program serves the Langley park community by providing literacy tutoring and enrichment activities to underserved middle school youth from the community. We have developed a program which directly aims at eliminating the educational gap through direct tutoring and homework assistance. The primary goal of the project is the development of an effective community-based model that addresses the educational needs of low-income youth through the service of AmeriCorps Members. The primary activities of the program are as follows: Academic Year: 1) Literacy tutoring. 2) Homework assistance 3) Enrichment classes such as daily yoga, nutrition, sports, dance, and drama classes. 4) Summer Program
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Member Duties : Our AmeriCorps program trains young adults who are interested in becoming youth developers themselves the chance to try their hand in a real-world setting and gain tons of useful skills. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Provide academic assistance to assigned students in both small groups and individually -Establish positive communication with teachers and other school administrators -Help students in developing self confidence, improving self concept, and reducing anxiety or fear of failure in academic work -Attend periodic training sessions as assigned -Help students develop study skills necessary for academic success -Help students develop positive attitudes toward learning and studying -Keep confidential computer records of student interaction and progress including learning objectives completed, attendance, and student report cards -Participate in monthly or bi-monthly community service projects
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

LAYC/MMYC AmeriCorps Education Program

Program Start/End Date
09/06/2016  -   08/15/2017

Work Schedule Part Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  

Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2016  To  08/08/2016 

Contact Alyson Moore
6200 Sheridan St
Riverdale   MD   20737

Listing ID 66330