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Leisure Services’ Playground Explorations AmeriCorps Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

8 currently recruiting

Service Dates

June 3, 2019 - August 10, 2019

Application Window

January 18, 2019 - May 20, 2019

Location

  • Dubuque, IA

Contact Information

Heather Satterly
(563) 584-8644
heather.satterly@clarke.edu

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Description

AmeriCorps member will lead academic enrichment activities and organized recreation programs in small groups for children at neighborhood parks.

1. Collaborate with the Playground Coordinator to provide programming and outreach to the Leisure Services Playgrounds; focused on providing a drug-free, educational, nurturing and safe supervised environments for community youth.
2. Develop program curricula that are focused around STREAM, community engagement, education and positive social skill development.
3. Lead program activities during Playground Programs, community special events, and at outreach to other organizations.
4. Carry out developmental activities that promote skill building in the following areas: STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts & music, and math), teamwork, sportsmanship, respect, etc.
5. Participate in service projects outside of the assigned placement.
6. Attend AmeriCorps team meetings and mandatory trainings.
7. Engage in other duties that support the grant narrative and are not prohibited activities.

AmeriCorps member will lead academic enrichment activities and organized recreation programs in small groups for children at neighborhood parks.

1. Collaborate with the Playground Coordinator to provide programming and outreach to the Leisure Services Playgrounds; focused on providing a drug-free, educational, nurturing and safe supervised environments for community youth.
2. Develop program curricula that are focused around STREAM, community engagement, education and positive social skill development.
3. Lead program activities during Playground Programs, community special events, and at outreach to other organizations.
4. Carry out developmental activities that promote skill building in the following areas: STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, arts & music, and math), teamwork, sportsmanship, respect, etc.
5. Participate in service projects outside of the assigned placement.
6. Attend AmeriCorps team meetings and mandatory trainings.
7. Engage in other duties that support the grant narrative and are not prohibited activities.
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Living Allowance

$1155 - $2310 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Salary: Living allowance of $2,310 ($461 every 2 weeks) & Education award of $1,230.69*

Education Benefits

College Degree, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

1. Desire to work with children; experience working with children a plus.
2. Applicant must be creative, energetic, dependable and a self-starter.
3. Applicant must have reliable transportation.
4. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
5. Applicant must pass three-part Criminal History Background Check because of reoccurring access to vulnerable populations.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

32

Location Type

Rural, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Library, Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Heather Satterly
(563) 584-8644
heather.satterly@clarke.edu

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Summer 2019 Dubuque AmeriCorps Member

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