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Montana Tech Lead a team of AmeriCorps members to engage underserved K-12 youth with mentoring activities designed to help them with student success and motive them to plan for and pursue post-secondary education. The MTCC AmeriCorps Leader will recruit, support and lead a team of 6 college student AmeriCorps Team Members in collaborating with Butte High, Anaconda High, Ramsay, the Legion Oasis and Kids Coalition to promote and facilitate college positive activities for K-12 youth. The Leader will support the AmeriCorps team in various projects including engaging students in school and after school mentoring at partner schools and organizations, delivering college access curriculum such as financial literacy workshops, facilitating a summer nudging program encouraging post-secondary enrollment for recent high school graduates, recruiting and supporting college students as college positive volunteers to strengthen service projects and college access programming, plan for and participate in required National Days of Service, and engage students in community service projects to encourage civic and community engagement. To serve with MT Tech, apply here.HAVRE
Montana State University – Northern Support and expand college access activities at Havre High School, Box Elder High School, and the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line. Lead a team that will mentor and support at least 30 students in schools establishing one-on-one mentoring opportunities for students. The Leader will create relationships with Havre High and Box Elder High counselors and conduct mentoring/support activities with identified students at these schools. The Leader will recruit a team of 3 college student AmeriCorps members to serve with the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Line and support MSUN’s college readiness initiative. The leader will plan and coordinate 5 pre-college activities with high school students focusing on College Application Week and FAFSA completion. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college. To serve with MSU-Northern, apply here.
Girl Scouts of MT & WY Mentor underserved K-8th grade girls in activities to develop and implement college access, leadership, STEM and outdoors programming. The leader will support and lead a team of 2 college student AmeriCorps members. The AmeriCorps program will help engage college students in delivering college-positive mentoring and guidance to underserved girls in grades k-8. The team will engage them in mentoring, college access, leadership, STEM, and outdoors programming. They will develop opportunities to bring elementary and middle school girls to campus to engage with professors and different departments with a variety of majors, as well as support lessons and activities for girls in APD troops at local schools. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college. To serve with Girl Scouts, Great Falls, apply here.
spectrUM Discovery Area Serve this year by providing hands-on science education opportunities which promote a culture of learning and discovery for all, with the ultimate goal of inspiring young Montanans to pursue higher education and possibly careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The members will serve as a role models to the High School Explainers while they grow their science and education capabilities. They will provide hands-on science activities for at least 25 preschool to 8th grade youth per month through spectrUM programs, such as public hours, clubs, camps, and outreach activities. Provide opportunities for youth attending spectrUM programs to meet with and interact with role models from the University of Montana and affiliates in the community and will mentor high school students at the spectrUM Discovery Area. To serve with spectrUM, apply here.
Fort Peck Community College Work to increase college access and student success for students on the Fort Peck Reservation. Poplar is the second largest town on Fort Peck Reservation and is the home to the headquarters for the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes. At Poplar High School, only 39% of students graduated in the 2015-2016 school year. The AmeriCorps Leader in Poplar will support their team in ut ilizing the resources and connections of Fort Peck Community College to support local tribal students. Various activities may include: youth sports programming, mentoring at the juvenile detention center, educational community garden projects, high school to college bridge curriculum implementation, and high school tutoring programs. To serve this year at Fort Peck Community College, apply here.