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Schools of Hope AmeriCorps Project (1200 Hour Position)
 
 
 
The Schools of Hope AmeriCorps Project's mission is to work with school staff to provide literacy tutoring support aimed at improving the academic achievement of kindergarten through fifth grade students in high-needs schools. As part of the Schools of Hope Project you would be part of a team of AmeriCorps members. Each AmeriCorps member is based at a local elementary school to both tutor and coordinate community volunteers as reading tutors. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the academic success of the community's children while developing and using your community building, education and project management skills. Project members work as part of a team in conjunction with the Madison Metropolitan and Sun Prairie Area school districts, United Way of Dane County, and other local non-profits. The Schools of Hope Project provides strong support for its members through an experienced team, staff support, ongoing meetings, planning sessions and ongoing training.
 
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Member Duties : Schools of Hope AmeriCorps Members: 1.Identify the tutoring needs of your assigned elementary school. 2. Provide tutoring support for selected students at the school. 3. Recruit volunteer tutors, and assist with their training, orientation, and placement at your assigned school, in conjunction with project staff. 4.Provide ongoing support and in-service training for the tutors you supervise. 5.Utilize evaluation from volunteers, program participants, staff and advisory board members to enhance volunteer management practices and programs. 5.Work with project and school staff to develop, record and institutionalize standard volunteer management practices for your elementary school. 6.Attend staff meetings of assigned site and weekly Schools of Hope team meetings. 7.Support project-wide activities.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Schools of Hope AmeriCorps Project (1200 Hour Position)

Program Start/End Date
10/15/2018  -   06/14/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Accepting Applications
From  08/13/2018  To  09/30/2018 

Contact Emily Greene
128 E Olin Ave
Madison   WI   53713
6084411507
egreene@schoolsofhope.org
http://schoolsofhope.org/serve
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 83465


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