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AmeriCorps Member at Eastmont School District

AmeriCorps of Chelan Douglas Community Action Council
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The mission of the After-School Program is to provide a safe, supervised, and enriching environment for youth to increase their academic achievement, school and community connectedness, physical activity and social/life skills.

Service Activities

Design enriching after school activities, particularly in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math). Activities will range in time from 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. Lead enriching activities with groups of junior high age students (7th - 9th grades). Assist with designing and implementing an engaging and well attended After School Program. Contact local community organizations to bring additional resources to the After School Programs.

Community Need Addressed

Provide a wide range of enriching activities, academic support and community field trips outside of the regular school day.

Position Outcomes

Provide a safe, supervised, and enriching environment for junior high students to increase their academic achievement level, school and community connectedness, physical activity, and social/life skills.


Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Skills you will gain

tutoring, mentoring, time management, student engagement

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Improvise
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities
  • Focus Areas Education & Youth
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements Less than High School Completed
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Middle School, School District
  • Weekly Training Hours 5

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