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Global Game Changers Superhero Educators
 
 
 
Global Game Changers (GGC) is seeking members of our community in Louisville, Kentucky, looking to serve and make a difference in the lives of at-risk elementary schoolchildren in partnership with AmeriCorps. We seek to address the 6,000-hour enrichment gap that results from lack of out-of-school learning opportunities and holds students back from academic achievement. GGC uses a service learning, character development, and social-emotional curriculum to teach students that we all have a superpower to make a difference. We discover that superpower through a special equation: MY TALENT + MY HEART = MY SUPERPOWER! Students cultivate their talents and explore 12 different heart causes – from bullying to environment to poverty to human rights – that they might care about. They combine these two powerful forces to design and implement service projects that Ignite Good!® - do something nice for someone else without expecting anything in return. Job Description: Join us as an AmeriCorps member who will assist at events, support programs and organization needs, and serve as a classroom educator leader for our free, high-quality, evidence-based afterschool, in-school, and summer programs, where we empower elementary school-age students primarily from title 1 schools through philanthropy to build essential skills for growth, including leadership, social-emotional, and academic skills. Background check required AmeriCorps Benefits: (collectively equate to $10.25/hour) • Living allowance: $6,315 for the year • Education Award: $2,907.50 for the year (can be used to pay back loans or for education costs moving forward, within 7 years) • Opportunity for loan forbearance
 
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Member Duties : Responsibilities Include: • Participate in GGC Professional Training • Serve as Classroom Educator Leader or Assistant Leader in 1+ Global Game Changers Student Empowerment Programs • Prepare supplies and classroom facilities for assigned group • Facilitate student service projects in conjunction with GGC staff • Promote GGC partnerships through participation at and facilitation of events • Participate in Days of Service and other programs in partnership with AmeriCorps/CNCS • Support volunteers and speakers facilitated for the program by GGC staff • Engage in select fundraising activities and development support for the purpose of expanding GGC programs Time Commitment: • 900 hours to be completed on or before August 31, 2018 o School year: 4:00 – 6:30 Monday – Thursday o Summer: 4-8 hours/day, 5 days/week for 5-6 weeks in the summer o Additional hours will be earned through participation in multiple programs/events • Begin ASAP, but no later than 12/1/2017
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Counseling ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Global Game Changers Superhero Educators

Program Start/End Date
10/30/2017  -   08/31/2018

Work Schedule Part Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KENTUCKY  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/15/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Anne Walker
201 E Main St
Louisville   KY   40202
5025585732
awalker@globalgamechangers.org
globalgamechangers.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 76223


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