Members serve 300 hours (approximately 40-45 hours a week) at their respective sites over the course the summer. Each Minimum Time Kids on Course AmeriCorps will serve at a Kids on Course University (KCU) summer program site (an elementary school in Cedar Rapids, IA). AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to provide classroom aid to struggling learners, perform direct tutoring instruction, and lead enrichments designed to teach valuable skills. Members will also help eliminate the distraction of hunger, which can be a barrier to learning, by overseeing the Summer Meals and Summer Backpack Program at their respective sites, serving over 50,000 meals a summer.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance
Member Assistance Program - 24/7 Free & Confidential Telephone counseling with referral to 3 free in person counseling sessions
Housing offered if needed - will be discussed in interview.
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
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