This AmeriCorps volunteer position requires a self-directed, deadline-oriented individual who has exceptional interpersonal skills and is able to build relationships with student volunteers and organizations in their host site community. The full time member provides 1700 hours of service to the community for twelve (11) months.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
A living stipend paid out bi-monthly from Iowa Western Community College totaling $15,300 over 11 calendar months.
Full coverage health insurance through Iowa Western Community College
Professional development and networking opportunities
Upon successful completion of the full term of service, the Member will receive an education award of $5,920, from the National Service Trust. The Member understands that his/her failure to disclose to the program any history of having been released for cause from another AmeriCorps program will render the Member ineligible to receive the education award.
If the Member has received forbearance on a qualified student loan during the term of service, and the Member successfully completes the term of service, the National Service Trust will repay a portion of the interest that accrued on the loan during the term of service according to hours served.
Other benefits as described by the host site
Subject to criminal background check
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