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Student Mentor (AmeriCorps)

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Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. For more than 40 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures.

Communities In Schools believes that transformative relationships are key to unlocking a student’s potential. We will succeed by including in our strategies, ingraining in our culture, and reflecting in our behaviors, principles and practices of diversity, equity and inclusion. As a result, we break down immediate and systemic barriers to create and sustain equitable outcomes.

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 serve elementary and middle schools in Austin ISD, Manor ISD, Hays ISD, San Marcos ISD, Lockhart ISD, Bastrop ISD and Elgin ISD.

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.

Program Dates: September 14, 2021 – July 15, 2022. You must serve for the entire program length.

Stipend and Other Benefits: Full-time members receive a $16,000 total living allowance, paid in 10 monthly installments. At the completion of service, members also receive a $6,345 education award that can be used for qualified educational expenses for up to 7 years.

Hours: Full-time members will serve 45 hours per week. Work hours are generally served between 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We will not accept resumes and cover letters for these positions.

CIS of CT AmeriCorps is an equal opportunity national service program. All applicants are considered without discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or sex.


Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. For more than 40 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    September 14, 2021

Salary

USD 16,000 - USD 16,000$16,000 ($1,600/mo for 10 months) + $6,345 Education Award

Benefits

Living Allowance

Education Award

Paid Health Care

School Holidays off

Professional Development and Training

Employee Assistance Program

Childcare Voucher (if eligible)


Living Allowance

Education Award

Paid Health Care

School Holidays off

Professional Development and Training

Employee Assistance Program

Childcare Voucher (if eligible)


Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish preferred but not required!

Spanish preferred but not required!

Location

On-site
Elgin, TX 78621, USA

How to Apply

Fill out the application at https://ciscentraltexas.org/get-involved-americorps/ or schedule time to chat with us today by emailing americorps@ciscentraltexas.org.

Fill out the application at https://ciscentraltexas.org/get-involved-americorps/ or schedule time to chat with us today by emailing americorps@ciscentraltexas.org.

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