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AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative
 
 
 
Members are matched to early childhood programs to provide 1:1 social-emotional skill support for children needing stronger foundation in self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship management and responsible decision making (foundational EQ). Members build positive relationships with children and staff during first 30 days of classroom observation and then begin MindUP lessons that build positive and effective social skills using breath and movement to calm minds and bodies; time to practice recognizing and regulating emotions; and books to develop curiosity and build interactive confidence with verbal expression within the classroom environment. Members are role models for positive relationships that encourages growth and achievement of children in classroom, and connection with parents/caregivers through Reading Rocks! monthly book gifts to encourage routine reading at home to strengthen child/adult bonding, expand word awareness and deepen word knowledge for Kindergarten success.
 
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Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Observe children interacting in classroom and develop strategies and interventions needed to build positive social skills; emotion regulation, sensory awareness, breathing and yoga to calm bodies and minds and promotes a positive learning experience which includes developing empathy and kindness to others. Connect families to books to promote routine reading at home for bonding and building word awareness for greater school readiness confidence entering kindergarten.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  20    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Languages
additional languages a plus
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2022  To  02/15/2023 

Contact Barbara Gunderson
525 Florence Ave
Owatonna   MN   55060
507-456-0353
barbarag@smifoundation.org
www.smifoundation.org

Listing ID 8437


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