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Communities in Schools of Central Texas, AmeriCorps Member Full time, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9704

Fri, August 14, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account,  BTT Gateway Job ID 9704 

Become an AmeriCorps member and make a difference in your community! Tutor and mentor at-risk elementary and middle school students in Central Texas schools. The Communities In Schools of Central Texas AmeriCorps program is now recruiting full and part-time members for our 2015-2016 program year. 

Communities In Schools is a non-profit social work agency that works in Central Texas area public schools. CIS of CT AmeriCorps places members on elementary and middle school campuses in Travis County (Austin and Manor), Hays County (including Buda, Kyle and Niederwald), and Caldwell County (Lockhart) where they serve as supportive mentors and tutors to at-risk students. 

We are seeking dedicated, responsible applicants with a genuine passion for working with at-risk youth. Experience with children grades 3-8 preferable but not required. Bilingual applicants and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. We provide thorough training and ongoing support. 

Program Dates: September 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016. You must serve for the entire program length: start and end dates are not flexible. 

Stipend and Other Benefits: Full-time members receive a $12,530 total living stipend, paid in monthly installments. Upon successful completion of service, members also receive a $5,730 education award that can be used for qualified educational expenses for up to 7 years. Full-time members are eligible for health and child care benefits (child care benefits subject to income guidelines). 

Hours: Full-time members will serve 45-46 hours per week. Work hours are generally Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. 

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