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*MTCC AmeriCorps Leader -- Montana State Unversity Northern
Montana State University Northern Student Success Services supports students with skills needed to remain in college and complete a degree program by creating a personalized Academic Success and Career Plan. This plan, combined with the effort of your team and your personal motivation to succeed, will help guide your first days as a TRIO SSS Scholar through graduation. Little River Institute was created to serve as a center of tutoring, mentoring, and support for American Indian students at MSU-Northern, as well as a source of culturally responsive professional development for MSU-Northern faculty and staff. Montana is the only state in the U.S. with a constitutional mandate to teach American Indian history, culture, and heritage to preschool through higher education students via the Indian Education All Act of 1999. In the state of Montana, Caucasian student high school graduation rates exceed Native American student rates by more than 20%. That same gap is seen in Native American students entering the Montana University System. The percentage of first generation, low income and disabled students is slightly higher for MSUN than it is for other public universities in the state. However, the retention rate of students into their second year of college at MSUN is 10% less than the state average.
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Member Duties : Support and expand college access activities to Havre High School and Box Elder High School students who are Native American, First Generation, Low Income, and/or Disabled. The AmeriCorps Leader will recruit and support 1-3 college student AmeriCorps member in supporting MSUN’s college readiness and success programs. Coordinate and implement activities each semester that encourage high school students and tribal college students to consider, plan for, and apply to college. The AmeriCorps Leader coordinate and facilitate one on one mentoring and programming/workshops for first generation, low income, disabled or Native American students. The AmeriCorps team will recruit 40 college students, youth, and community volunteers for community service projects, supporting college access projects, mentoring, and national days of service.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Youth Development . 
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*MTCC AmeriCorps Leader -- Montana State Unversity Northern

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2018  -   08/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  20    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  07/12/2018  To  11/15/2018 

Contact Dannette Fadness
20 Dhc
Missoula   MT   59812

Listing ID 75771