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School Based Site YIS Member

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 15, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Application Window

March 15, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Locations

  • Nisqually, WA
  • Olympia, WA

Contact Information

Krista Koller
(360) 918-7837
kkoller@communityyouthservices.org

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Youth in Service AmeriCorps Member

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Description

Youth in Service (YIS) members provide direct, intensive service to youth and families through their service site: either a non-profit organization or local school. Members support young people in meeting their needs, which may vary depending upon service site location.

YIS members at school based sites may engage in the following activities:
• Tutor students needing individualized or small group support
• Support classroom curriculum by assisting teachers
• Develop and lead after-school enrichment activities (clubs)
• Develop and implement family engagement activities
• Monitor student participation and progress for evaluation and reporting as required by the service site and the AmeriCorps program
• Participate in volunteer recruitment for school activities
• Facilitate and oversee alternative recess

The YIS Program hosts members at the following sites: Olympia High School, McLane Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Wa He Lut Indian School, Hansen Elementary, and LP Brown Elementary.

Youth in Service (YIS) members provide direct, intensive service to youth and families through their service site: either a non-profit organization or local school. Members support young people in meeting their needs, which may vary depending upon service site location.

YIS members at school based sites may engage in the following activities:
• Tutor students needing individualized or small group support
• Support classroom curriculum by assisting teachers
• Develop and lead after-school enrichment activities (clubs)
• Develop and implement family engagement activities
• Monitor student participation and progress for evaluation and reporting as required by the service site and the AmeriCorps program
• Participate in volunteer recruitment for school activities
• Facilitate and oversee alternative recess

The YIS Program hosts members at the following sites: Olympia High School, McLane Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Wa He Lut Indian School, Hansen Elementary, and LP Brown Elementary.
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Living Allowance

$1332 - $1332 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Youth in Service members have access to the Member Assistance Program, providing free and confidential counseling services 24/7.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

• Interest in working with youth and families
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• Ability to communicate clearly and directly
• Comfort working and communicating with diverse populations
• Commitment to maintaining a positive work environment that values diversity
• Be able to follow site and AmeriCorps policies and procedures

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 25

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

Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Higher Education Institution, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Krista Koller
(360) 918-7837
kkoller@communityyouthservices.org

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Youth in Service AmeriCorps Member

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