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*MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member--Big Sky High--EmpowerMT
 
 
 
EmpowerMT serves the state of Montana by empowering youth leaders who work to end mistreatment, correct systemic inequalities and strengthen communities across the state. EmpowerMT envisions a Montana where each person is respected, where differences are understood, where youth, institutions, and communities share a commitment to correct injustices, and where all people have the opportunity to thrive without the risk of violence or oppression. The 2015 YRBS Survey found 26% of Montana high school students had been bullied at school in the past 12 months, well above the national average. That number increased to 29% for Native American students in urban schools and 40% for students with disabilities. 6% of all high school students reported they did not go to school at least one or more day in the last 30 days because they felt unsafe. Feeling valued, respected, and safe at school is essential to academic success. The lack of acceptance and frequency of bullying and violence experienced at school correlates directly to the academic success of many student sub-groups. The EmpowerMT/Big Sky High School-based AmeriCorps Team will consist of a MTCC AmeriCorps Leader and 4 college student Team Members. The Team Members will assist the Team Leader in facilitating EmpowerMT programming to develop leaders at Big Sky High School and its feeder schools. Member duties reflect EmpowerMT and Big Sky High School’s shared value that all people will be treated with respect and dignity and approached with recognition of their individual importance. Each MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member will commit to serving a 300 hour term of service (approximately 10-20 hours/week). 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 : MTCC AmeriCorps Members will assist in volunteer recruitment, program documentation, student mentorship, and the facilitation of partnership programming between Big Sky and EmpowerMT. Team Members will recruit youth volunteers to attend EmpowerMT trainings and become peer leaders in violence prevention. They will engage youth in mentorship programs and after-school activities and will assist the Team Leader and program/school staff in coordinating local service opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
*MTCC AmeriCorps Team Member--Big Sky High--EmpowerMT

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  

Accepting Applications
From  07/05/2017  To  06/01/2018 

Contact Dannette Fadness
20 Dhc
Missoula   MT   59812
4062435181
fadness@mtcompact.org
mtcompact.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 75552


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