Now Accepting Applications: Education Alliance AmeriCorps

12/1/2020

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Tell your friends! The Education Alliance currently has several open positions for AmeriCorps mentors, college ambassadors and AmeriCorps VISTAs throughout the state. AmeriCorps members will receive a living allowance, Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, and valuable career experience. 

AmeriCorps Mentor
Help improve high school graduation rates–become a mentor! AmeriCorps Mentors will help students improve attendance, behavior and course performance. Duties include mentoring, homework help and volunteer recruitment. Qualifications: Experience working with school-age children, families, and education professionals preferred. Benefits: Living allowance and education award. Positions available in Berkeley, Cabell, Lincoln, Pleasants and Wayne Counties. For more information, visit educationalliance.org/americorps-mentors, or contact Emily Pratt at 304-342-7849 or americorps@educationalliance.org. 
 
AmeriCorps College Ambassador
Help spread the word that West Virginia offers free community college - become a College Ambassador! College Ambassadors provide support and information about college preparation. Duties include helping students apply for college, complete the FASFA, and facilitate pre-college enrollment activities such as campus tours. Qualifications: Experience working with college eligible age individuals, families, and education professionals preferred. Benefits: Living allowance and education award. Positions available at Blue Ridge, BridgeValley and West Virginia Northern Community & Technical Colleges. For more information, visit educationalliance.org/americorps-mentors, or contact Emily Pratt at 304-342-7849 or americorps@educationalliance.org.   
 
AmeriCorps VISTA
Do you enjoy science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and want to make a difference in West Virginia? Wetzel County Schools is seeking a motivated candidate to engage students in STEM education. The STEM Innovation VISTA will work with district leadership to provide an innovation showcase and develop a STEAM Waggon that promotes jobs in the oil and gas industry. This position offers a living allowance, health coverage, child care assistance (if eligible), relocation allowance, and education award to pay for college or repay Federal students loans. Interested applicants should contact Jody Wagner at 304-830-1732 or jody@educationalliance.org.

Questions
If you have any questions about the positions above please get in touch with the listed contact. 

Contact Information

Dale Bowyer, dale@educationalliance.org

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