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Full Time Afterschool Instructor

Actively Recruiting

Openings

36 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 12, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Application Window

December 5, 2018 - August 31, 2019

Location

  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

Casey Branthoover
(512) 854-3191
4-HRecruitment@traviscountytx.gov

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Description

4-H CAPTAL AmeriCorps members plan and lead hands-on science afterschool and enrichment classes at low-income elementary schools throughout Austin, TX. 4-H CAPITAL serves economically-disadvantaged youth who are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields by providing experiences that encourage them to become successful lifelong learners who are interested in science. AmeriCorps members contribute to this effort by selecting activities, developing and delivering unit and lesson plans, and implementing behavior management techniques. Members receive training in classroom management, professional development, and four core areas (Animal Science, Garden Science, Natural Resources, and Engineering & Tinkering; please visit our website for descriptions https://agrilife.org/capital4-h-new/our-science-clubs/ ). Members also participate in community activities, attend trainings, and may provide disaster relief work.

Service hours are Mon-Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm, with occasional opportunities to serve on evenings and/or weekends. Members typically work out of the 4-H CAPITAL office in central Austin from 9:00am until 2:00pm, at which point they head out to afterschool sites (mileage is reimbursed between work sites). Fridays are used for planning, team meetings, service and program reporting, and trainings.

Requirements
• 17 years or older
• Commit to a term of service August 15, 2019– June 30, 2020
• Serve a minimum of 1700 hours (40-45 hours a week)
• U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States
• Must consent to 4-part criminal background check
• Experience working with youth (experience leading groups of youth preferred)
• A positive attitude and willingness to learn new things!
• Flexibility and the ability to be adaptable to the changing needs of the 4-H CAPITAL program and students

Benefits
• Earn a living stipend of $700 paid twice a month (before taxes)
• Earn a Segal Education award of $5,920 after successful completion your service term
• Student loans may qualify for forbearance during your term of service
• Health insurance and professional development opportunities provided

Contact
4-HRecruitment@traviscountytx.gov
1600-B Smith Rd, Austin TX 78721 | 512-854-3192 |
https://agrilife.org/capital4-h/| Facebook.com/4HCAPITAL | @4HCAPITAL

4-H CAPTAL AmeriCorps members plan and lead hands-on science afterschool and enrichment classes at low-income elementary schools throughout Austin, TX. 4-H CAPITAL serves economically-disadvantaged youth who are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields by providing experiences that encourage them to become successful lifelong learners who are interested in science. AmeriCorps members contribute to this effort by selecting activities, developing and delivering unit and lesson plans, and implementing behavior management techniques. Members receive training in classroom management, professional development, and four core areas (Animal Science, Garden Science, Natural Resources, and Engineering & Tinkering; please visit our website for descriptions https://agrilife.org/capital4-h-new/our-science-clubs/ ). Members also participate in community activities, attend trainings, and may provide disaster relief work.

Service hours are Mon-Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm, with occasional opportunities to serve on evenings and/or weekends. Members typically work out of the 4-H CAPITAL office in central Austin from 9:00am until 2:00pm, at which point they head out to afterschool sites (mileage is reimbursed between work sites). Fridays are used for planning, team meetings, service and program reporting, and trainings.

Requirements
• 17 years or older
• Commit to a term of service August 15, 2019– June 30, 2020
• Serve a minimum of 1700 hours (40-45 hours a week)
• U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States
• Must consent to 4-part criminal background check
• Experience working with youth (experience leading groups of youth preferred)
• A positive attitude and willingness to learn new things!
• Flexibility and the ability to be adaptable to the changing needs of the 4-H CAPITAL program and students

Benefits
• Earn a living stipend of $700 paid twice a month (before taxes)
• Earn a Segal Education award of $5,920 after successful completion your service term
• Student loans may qualify for forbearance during your term of service
• Health insurance and professional development opportunities provided

Contact
4-HRecruitment@traviscountytx.gov
1600-B Smith Rd, Austin TX 78721 | 512-854-3192 |
https://agrilife.org/capital4-h/| Facebook.com/4HCAPITAL | @4HCAPITAL
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Living Allowance

$1400 - $1400 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Benefits • Earn a living stipend of $700 paid twice a month (before taxes) • Earn a Segal Education award of $5,920 after successful completion your service term • Student loans may qualify for forbearance during your term of service • Health insurance and professional development opportunities provided • Professional Development opportunities throughout term of service • Connection and networking opportunities to various non-profits throughout Austin

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Animals, Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Local Government Agency, Middle School, School District

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Casey Branthoover
(512) 854-3191
4-HRecruitment@traviscountytx.gov

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