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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

4–H Capital, Americorps Full Time Afterschool Instructor, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8103

Thu, July 31, 2014

4-H CAPITAL AmeriCorps members provide hands-on science activities in an afterschool setting at elementary and middle schools in the Austin, TX area. Members plan and teach hands-on science activities in an afterschool setting. Full Time instructors lead classes 3-4 days a week and may assist another instructor 1 day a week. Members teach curriculum-focused lessons in one of 5 core areas (Animal Science, Gardening, Natural Resources, STEM/Engineering, and a rotating topic. For more information about our curriculum, visit http://agrilife.org/capital4-h/catalog/. Most of our afterschool classes run Monday-Thursday from 2:30-6:00pm, and members should expect to teach at multiple school sites during the week (mileage is reimbursed from work site to work site). Fridays are used for lesson planning, staff meetings, administrative duties and additional trainings. Typical Full Time Member service hours are 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday, with 40 hours of additional Outreach volunteer work required. Full Time members also serve on morning assignment teams and volunteer in an elementary school classroom 2 mornings a week. 

Qualifications: 
- Experience working with youth (experience leading groups of youth preferred) 
- Commit to a term of service August 13, 2014 - June 3, 2015 
- Serve a total of 1700 hours (40-42.5 hours a week) 
- Typical hours are Monday - Friday from 9am - 6pm 
- Have a car and driver's license (or reliable transportation) 
- Must consent to 4 part criminal background check 
- A Positive attitude and willingness to learn new things 

Benefits: 
- Earn a stipend of $12,100 ($572.56 twice a month) 
- Earn an education award of $5,645 after successful completion your term 
- Qualify for student loan forbearance during your term of service

 

 BTT Gateway Job ID 8103


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