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* AmeriCorps Leader - Montana State University Northern
 
 
 
MSU Northern provides higher education to students for professional and technical careers through an institution dedicated to teaching and the pursuit of knowledge. Montana State University-Northern is known for its supportive, student-centered environment in which a unique mix of academic programs are responsive to local, regional, and state workforce needs, offered in an atmosphere that promotes student success. We seek to promote student centered and culturally enriched environment which fosters student success. We partner with external entities to enhance and expand learning experiences. The university provides liberal arts, professional and technical programs that serve a diverse student population of college students. The AmeriCorps leader will mentor first generation and low income high school students through a variety of college access activities including leadership, financial literacy and FAFSA support.
 
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Member Duties : Mentor first generation and low income freshmen college students at MSU-Northern and local high school students. Facilitate educational workshops designed to retain college students by proactively responding to time management, test anxiety, financial literacy, study skills, self-care. Engage college students in educational and social programs designed to enrich the on-campus environment and provide leadership and guidance for college student leaders. Mentor high school students and facilitate "Experience College" overnight activities designed to attract students to consider attending college and FAFSA workshops designed to assist students and their parents who might not otherwise complete it. Expose high school students to career options. Since we already attract a significant number of first generation (33%) and low income (84%) students, retention efforts will be a large part of service activities including individualized mentoring opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Housing ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
* AmeriCorps Leader - Montana State University Northern

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MONTANA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/15/2019  To  11/15/2019 

Contact Dannette Fadness
32 Campus Dr
Missoula   MT   59812
406-243-5181
fadness@mtcompact.org
mtcompact.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 89373


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