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 recruiting Three-Quarter time members for the current 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, Manor, and Del Valle), Hays County (including Buda, Kyle and Niederwald), and Caldwell County (Dale and 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, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. We provide thorough training and ongoing support.
Program Dates: Presently – June 28, 2019. You must serve for the entire program length.
Stipend and Other Benefits: Three-Quarter time members receive a $962.50 per month living allowance, which is direct deposited into your bank account. Upon successful completion of service, members also receive a $4,144.00 Segal Education Award that can be used for qualified educational expenses for up to 7 years. Additionally, Three-Quarter time members are eligible to receive a free healthcare plan.
Hours: Three-Quarter time members will serve approximately 33 hours per week. Holidays and school breaks are averaged in. Hours are generally served Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.