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AmeriCorps Builds Lives Through Education Member

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Openings

40 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 7, 2019 - June 28, 2019

Application Window

October 16, 2018 - February 1, 2019

Location

  • Buffalo, NY

Contact Information

Michael Reichert
(716) 418-8500
mreichert@tscwny.org

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Description

AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE), a program of The Service Collaborative, mobilizes individuals in national service to revive and strengthen educational environments, expanding opportunities for today's youth and transforming America's future – one student, one classroom, and one community at a time. ABLE members implement social/emotional and math interventions for K-10th graders in hopes to increase attendance, class participation, and math scores, as well as decrease disciplinary referrals/suspensions. While members are serving the students, they are growing their own skill sets through hands-on experience, professional development opportunities, and mentorship from teachers and staff. ABLE partners with various schools and educational programs and members are selected to serve at a specific site based on their skill set and the need of the site.

Responsibilities and duties of AmeriCorps ABLE members:
• Members commit to 26 weeks of full-time (40hrs/week) service
• Work with students who have been identified by the partner site as needing additional support in math and/or social-emotional life skills
• Participate in biweekly ABLE professional development on topics that focus on building members’ skill sets
• Plan lessons using the evidence-based curriculum, Positive Action and/or DreamBox
• Work with educational leaders to strategize and implement best ways to serve students at partner site

Benefits during the term of service:
• Network with community and educational leaders
• Gain hands-on experience working with urban youth
• Be trained in two evidence-based interventions
• An annual living allowance of $7,140.64, bi-weekly pays of $549.28 before taxes
• Health care coverage at no cost to the member (https://www.corpsnetwork.org/health-insurance-americorps-members)
• Childcare subsidy, eligibility is based on household income (https://www.americorpschildcare.com/)
• Federal student loan forbearance, you may also be eligible to enroll in other federal loan forgiveness programs (https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/ed-award/loan-forgiveness)

What members gain after successfully completing a term of service with ABLE:
• A year of experience working with urban youth
• Become more marketable in the education field; completing a term of service showcases your dedication, work ethic, and ability to work with a diverse group of students
• An Education Award of $2,960.00 that can be used to pay back federal student loans and/or to be used towards educational expenses
• Become a part of a network of over 1 million AmeriCorps Alums
• A letter of recommendation from your site supervisor

How to apply:
Complete our online application https://tscwny.submittable.com/submit/106946/tsc-americorps-member-application Incomplete applications will not be considered.

AmeriCorps Builds Lives through Education (ABLE), a program of The Service Collaborative, mobilizes individuals in national service to revive and strengthen educational environments, expanding opportunities for today's youth and transforming America's future – one student, one classroom, and one community at a time. ABLE members implement social/emotional and math interventions for K-10th graders in hopes to increase attendance, class participation, and math scores, as well as decrease disciplinary referrals/suspensions. While members are serving the students, they are growing their own skill sets through hands-on experience, professional development opportunities, and mentorship from teachers and staff. ABLE partners with various schools and educational programs and members are selected to serve at a specific site based on their skill set and the need of the site.

Responsibilities and duties of AmeriCorps ABLE members:
• Members commit to 26 weeks of full-time (40hrs/week) service
• Work with students who have been identified by the partner site as needing additional support in math and/or social-emotional life skills
• Participate in biweekly ABLE professional development on topics that focus on building members’ skill sets
• Plan lessons using the evidence-based curriculum, Positive Action and/or DreamBox
• Work with educational leaders to strategize and implement best ways to serve students at partner site

Benefits during the term of service:
• Network with community and educational leaders
• Gain hands-on experience working with urban youth
• Be trained in two evidence-based interventions
• An annual living allowance of $7,140.64, bi-weekly pays of $549.28 before taxes
• Health care coverage at no cost to the member (https://www.corpsnetwork.org/health-insurance-americorps-members)
• Childcare subsidy, eligibility is based on household income (https://www.americorpschildcare.com/)
• Federal student loan forbearance, you may also be eligible to enroll in other federal loan forgiveness programs (https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/ed-award/loan-forgiveness)

What members gain after successfully completing a term of service with ABLE:
• A year of experience working with urban youth
• Become more marketable in the education field; completing a term of service showcases your dedication, work ethic, and ability to work with a diverse group of students
• An Education Award of $2,960.00 that can be used to pay back federal student loans and/or to be used towards educational expenses
• Become a part of a network of over 1 million AmeriCorps Alums
• A letter of recommendation from your site supervisor

How to apply:
Complete our online application https://tscwny.submittable.com/submit/106946/tsc-americorps-member-application Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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Living Allowance

$1100 - $1100 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

• Network with community and educational leaders • Gain hands-on experience working with urban youth • Be trained in two evidence-based interventions

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Higher Education Institution, High School, Middle School, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Michael Reichert
(716) 418-8500
mreichert@tscwny.org

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