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AmeriCorps Tutor

Actively Recruiting

Openings

20 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 7, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Application Window

December 10, 2018 - February 28, 2019

Locations

  • Washington County, OR
  • Yamhill County, OR
  • Forest Grove, OR
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Tigard, OR

Contact Information

Jeri Lerwick
(503) 359-2487
jlerwick@fgsd.k12.or.us

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Academic Tutor - AmeriCorps member

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Description

Program Description
The mission of Partnerships for Student Achievement is to increase student academic achievement in k-12 Washington & Yamhill County schools. The PSA AmeriCorps team improves academic achievement through tutoring, extended day school activities, parent engagement programs, and volunteer generation. The value of service is demonstrated to the community at large and a stronger network of involved citizens is generated.

Member Duties and Responsibilities
PSA AmeriCorps members serve full-time (40 hours/week) for 11 months. While member activities vary from school to school, all placements include:
• Tutoring and mentoring for low-achieving and at-risk students in math/and or reading
o Must be 50 to 80% of PSA AmeriCorps member’s time
o Provide one-on-one and small group intervention tutoring during the school day on a regular and consistent basis to a minimum of 40 low achieving and at-risk students in the areas of literacy and/or math
o Services must be provided for students for at least 1 hour per week, for at least 6 weeks
o Identification of students must be through content based assessments that can be used as pre/post evaluation
o These efforts must be additional or supplemental services only and not replace other services
• Developing, implementing, and/or leading extended day activities
• Support Specialized School Initiatives
• Recruiting and coordinating community and parent volunteers in the school
• They are additionally expected to follow the PSA Calendar, attend weekly PSA team meetings/trainings, and attend regional AmeriCorps trainings
• Members participate in monthly community service projects and will create a student based project at their school in April

Program Description
The mission of Partnerships for Student Achievement is to increase student academic achievement in k-12 Washington & Yamhill County schools. The PSA AmeriCorps team improves academic achievement through tutoring, extended day school activities, parent engagement programs, and volunteer generation. The value of service is demonstrated to the community at large and a stronger network of involved citizens is generated.

Member Duties and Responsibilities
PSA AmeriCorps members serve full-time (40 hours/week) for 11 months. While member activities vary from school to school, all placements include:
• Tutoring and mentoring for low-achieving and at-risk students in math/and or reading
o Must be 50 to 80% of PSA AmeriCorps member’s time
o Provide one-on-one and small group intervention tutoring during the school day on a regular and consistent basis to a minimum of 40 low achieving and at-risk students in the areas of literacy and/or math
o Services must be provided for students for at least 1 hour per week, for at least 6 weeks
o Identification of students must be through content based assessments that can be used as pre/post evaluation
o These efforts must be additional or supplemental services only and not replace other services
• Developing, implementing, and/or leading extended day activities
• Support Specialized School Initiatives
• Recruiting and coordinating community and parent volunteers in the school
• They are additionally expected to follow the PSA Calendar, attend weekly PSA team meetings/trainings, and attend regional AmeriCorps trainings
• Members participate in monthly community service projects and will create a student based project at their school in April
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Living Allowance

$1144 - $1144 monthly

Benefits

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

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Charter School, Elementary School, High School, Middle School

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Jeri Lerwick
(503) 359-2487
jlerwick@fgsd.k12.or.us

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