Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

4-H CAPITAL, Half Time Afterschool Instructor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10499

Fri, July 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). Half Time members lead classes 2 days a week and assist another instructor 2 days a week. Members will develop semester unit plans for each of their lead classes using a combination of predetermined lessons and lessons they create. Half of our Half Time Members are Animal Science assistants in the fall and must be comfortable working with live goats weighing up to 120lbs (training provided). Typical Half Time Member service hours are 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Mon - Fri, with an additional 30 hours of outreach service 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
• Commit to a term of service August 17, 2015 – May 31, 2016
• Serve a total of 900 hours (20-25 hours a week)
• Typical hours are Monday – Friday from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
• Have a car and driver’s license (or reliable transportation)
• Must consent to 4 part criminal background check (this position works with vulnerable populations)
• Experience working with youth is helpful, but not required (all training will be provided)

Benefits
• Earn a living stipend of $6,630 ($350.10 paid twice a month)
• Earn a Segal Education Award of $2,822 after successful completion your service term
• Student loans may qualify for forbearance during your term of service

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    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900