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Student Mentor Specialist

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Your World. Your Chance to Make it Better.

Communities In Schools of Central Texas is looking for people passionate about creating lasting change in their community while growing personally and professionally in a uniquely supportive community. Our AmeriCorps members work to end generational poverty and close the opportunity gap by serving as mentors and providing academic support to students in Central Texas public schools.

We are seeking dedicated, responsible applicants with a genuine passion for equity in education. We prioritize applicants who clearly demonstrate a growth mindset and commitment to completing their term of service. As an organization deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, applicants from all backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply – especially bilingual applicants and individuals with disabilities. No college degree or prior experience needed! Ongoing training and support will be provided to all members, including access to an exclusive CIS Central Texas learning system, peer support, and professional skills coaching.

Your World. Your Chance to Make it Better.

Communities In Schools of Central Texas is looking for people passionate about creating lasting change in their community while growing personally and professionally in a uniquely supportive…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 3, 2021

Salary

At least $16,000*As an AmeriCorps member, our mentors will receive a $1,600 living allowance each month and a $6,345 education award upon completing service*

Benefits

AmeriCorps is a unique opportunity to create change in your community while receiving personalized support, training and coaching towards your personal and professional goals. Many of our members use their experience with Communities In Schools Central Texas to find their passion, build leadership skills and network. Want to learn more about why completing a service year makes you stand out in the crowd? Read more about AmeriCorps here. 


Our program benefits include:

  • Education Award of $6,345 to pay off current or future educational costs.
  • Paid medical insurance.
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development including continuous training, access to an exclusive CIS Central Texas learning platform and workshops on networking, resume writing and interviewing.
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment for qualified student loans.
  • Robust personalized support including access to an employee assistance program, check-ins with a dedicated Member Experience Specialist and peer-led support groups.
  • Time off for all school breaks and holidays.
  • Eligibility for and assistance applying for SNAP ($200 a month for food) and resources for budgeting.

AmeriCorps is a unique opportunity to create change in your community while receiving personalized support, training and coaching towards your personal and professional…

Location

On-site
Austin, TX, USA

How to Apply

Please DO NOT submit resume or cover letter. Fill out our application here! https://apricot.socialsolutions.com/document/edit/id/new/form_id/16

Please DO NOT submit resume or cover letter. Fill out our application here! https://apricot.socialsolutions.com/document/edit/id/new/form_id/16

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