Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

4-H CAPITAL, Full Time AmeriCorps Afterschool Instructor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10500

Mon, August 31, 2015

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4-H CAPITAL AmeriCorps members teach hands-on science activities in an afterschool setting at Title I elementary and middle schools in the Austin, TX area. Members serve at-risk youth during afterschool by providing hands-on, project based science programs in five core areas (Animal Science, Youth Gardening, Natural Resources, Engineering, and a wildcard curriculum). Full Time members lead classes 3-4 days a week and may assist another instructor 1 day a week. Members develop semester unit plans for each of their lead classes using a combination of predetermined lessons and lessons they create. Full Time members also serve on a morning assignment team and volunteer in an elementary school 2 mornings a week, and complete an independent project during the spring. Typical Full Time service hours are 9:00am - 6:00pm, Mon - Fri with an additional 40 hours of outreach required. Most programs run Mon-Thurs from 2:30-6:00pm; members should expect to teach at multiple school sites during the week (mileage is reimbursed between work sites). Fridays are used for planning, team meetings, service and program reporting, and trainings.

Requirements
• Experience working with youth (experience leading groups of youth preferred)
• Commit to a term of service August 17, 2015 – June 30, 2016
• Serve a total of 1700 hours (40-42.5 hours a week)
• Typical hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 6pm
• Have a car and driver’s license (or reliable transportation)
• Must consent to 4 part criminal background check
• A positive attitude and willingness to learn new things!

Benefits
• Earn a living stipend of $12,530 ($598.45 paid twice a month)
• Earn a Segal Education award of $5,645 after successful completion your service term
• Student loans may qualify for forbearance during your term of service
• Health insurance and childcare allowance provided

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    University of Texas at Austin
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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900