The proposed 4-H Career Pathways Academy AmeriCorps Members will work with the 4-H program development staff to build relationships with rising 8-11th grade youth participating in the 4-H Career Pathways Academy. Members will serve as local mentors and points of contact for the youth participating in the program. Members will be trained to facilitate college and career readiness educational programming for youth participants during monthly engagement sessions to be held on the Iowa State campus and in local communities across Iowa with the youth. Members will work closely with campus-based 4-H youth development specialists as well as local county youth coordinators and field-based specialists to build relationships and coordinate programming.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Positive Youth Development training, CPR/First Aid Training (or Disaster Response Training if CPR is completed), Mental Health First Aid Training Certification, Professional Certifications, Leadership Experience, Individualized Professional Development Opportunities, Strong Connection to Alumni Network, Worker's Compensation, Included in Iowa State University's Employee Assistance Program that offers counseling and financial planning resources.
College Degree, GED/High School Diploma
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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