2018-19 Mentors for Two Way Immersion Program - Project CHANGE Montgomery-AmeriCorps
- Job posted by Americorps Project CHANGE
Details: Health Insurance also offered
1401 Dennis Avenue
Project CHANGE Montgomery is the original Montgomery County MD program of AmeriCorps, America's "Domestic Peace Corps." Project CHANGE is seeking members to volunteer for its 2018-19 service year. Places are available from August 2018 to August 2019. Members serve the county's most disadvantaged K-12 students inspiring them to become more engaged learners. In return, members receive training, a living stipend, an educational scholarship, health benefits, professional mentoring, a team of supportive peers, connection to AmeriCorps alumni,preference in hiring for many organizations, specialist training in storytelling and peer supervision, and overall a life-changing experience. Positions are full time (1700 hours over 12 months)
Assignments in Montgomery County's Project CHANGE include the following outstanding nonprofit and educational organizations:
POSITIONS OPEN FOR SEPTEMBER 4TH 2018 START- Early applicants will have the chance to shadow the member and experience first hand what the position involves.
•Montgomery County Public Schools:
-Two full time members ( 1700 hours ) will serve in the Two Way Immersion programs, one at Brown Station and one at Rolling Terrace Elementary Schools. These special programs are an educational model in which students develop high levels of speaking, reading, writing, and listening in English and in Spanish (or another non-English language). The members will assist the teachers deliver the same academic content and standards (MCPS Curriculum) as traditional classroom teachers, while providing instruction in two languages. Spanish is necessary.
Applicants must be high school graduates and American citizens or permanent residents.
$17000 stipend for living expenses
$5920 educational scholarship ( often matched by colleges when you apply)
Offer of health insurance
Forbearance for student loans
Specialist training in Narrative Methodology- the use of stories
Life changing experience
16 years of Alumni
Internationally known faculty
Some positions are ready to start NOW
Other positions ready to shadow with current member
Level of Language Proficiency
Spanish and English is necessary for the two positions on offer.
Minimum Education Required