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Enrichment Specialist - Youth Achievement AmeriCorps - RHT
 
 
 
The Youth Achievement AmeriCorps is a team of hardworking and dedicated AmeriCorps members who serve in schools, enrichment programs and early literacy programs to help close the achievement gap in the Cedar Rapids Community. Reduced Half-Time members serve 675 hours at their respective host sites over the course of their service term from February 20th, 2017 – August 21st, 2017. Members will serve roughly 30 hours per week through May at their school site, and then roughly 25 - 30 hours per week to support summer programs at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, Jane Boyd and/or at Kids on Course. Service Position Summary: Reduced Half-Time Enrichment Specialist will provide reading and math tutoring, classroom support, and enrichment programming for either elementary or middle school sites, including: Johnson Elementary, Harrison Elementary, Van Buren Elementary, Grant Elementary, or McKinley Middle School. After the school year, members will continue to perform tutoring and enrichment activities at one of the following summer programs: Cedar Rapids Public Library, Jane Boyd and/or at Kids on Course.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : -Lead enrichment programming at their respective site or in conjunction with the CRPL; -Conduct one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions using prescribed literacy interventions to help students solidify their reading and/or math skills; -Assist in planning/implementing programming at their school or summer site; -Help plan, coordinate and facilitate summer enrichment programming with local area non-profits (as determined by need and position fit); -Maintain a tutoring log to record students’ progress; -Communicate regularly with program and site staff; -Manage and recruit volunteers -Attend site-sponsored activities and trainings; participate in reflection and service activities; -Assist with data collection and input; -Support summer programming by providing tutoring assistance, enrichment support, and promoting engagement activities with partner agencies;
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Enrichment Specialist - Youth Achievement AmeriCorps - RHT

Program Start/End Date
02/20/2017  -   08/21/2017

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations IOWA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/20/2017  To  02/15/2017 

Contact John Spanczak
317 7th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids   IA   52401
319-398-5372
John.spanczak@uweci.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 71136


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