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College Access and Success AmeriCorps Position Openings

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Do you have a passion for education and helping others? Do you want to make a difference?

 

Iowa College Aid is looking for motivated and passionate individuals to serve in the College Access and Success AmeriCorps Program. AmeriCorps members will be part of Iowa College Aid’s Course to College Corps, supporting Iowa College Aid, Muscatine Community School District and other community organizations to expand college-access programming. Corps members will work directly with high school seniors as they navigate the steps of the college-going process and enroll in education beyond high school.

 

The Muscatine Community has been awarded one (1) full-time and two (2) part-time AmeriCorps positions by Iowa College Aid. Full-time positions require 1,700 hours within the 12-month term of service and part-time positions require 900 hours within the 12-month term of service.

 

Beginning their term in October 2017, AmeriCorps members will:
• Provide one-on-one and group assistance to students as they complete the steps required to enroll and succeed in college.
• Organize and assist with college-access events.
• Track students’ progress towards education beyond high school.
• Develop standard volunteer management practices for program sustainability.

 

Benefits:
• Living allowance of $13,630/yr (full time) and $6,815/yr (half time)
• End-of-service education award of $5,815
• Health benefits (limited)
• Child Care assistance (for income-eligible members)
• Housing Assistance (100% student housing scholarship from Muscatine Community College for FT, and 50% scholarship for PT)

 

Interested individuals can start the application process by applying online (My.AmeriCorps.gov)

 

Interested in learning more about the Course to College Program? Read Iowa College Aid’s Course to College Program Overview.