UW Pipeline Project

April 12, 2017

Pipeline AmeriCorps

Pipeline AmeriCorps Member 2017-2018

Service Term September 1st 2017-July 15th 2018
Highlights:
-Recruiting Tutors
-Serving K-12 community
-Event Planning

APPLICATION:
Apply by May 12th !

Benefits:
-Modest Living Allowance
-Deferment or forbearance of student loans
-End of Service Education Award of $5,815

 

QUESTIONS:
Contact Dana Washington at danaw4@uw.edu

This July, our amazing AmeriCorps member Dana Washington will be completing her AmeriCorps term. We are now hiring a new AmeriCorps member to begin in September 2017!

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JOB TITLE: Pipeline Project Educational Equity AmeriCorps Member

 

 

 

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PIPELINE PROJECT:

Through the UW Pipeline Project, UW undergraduate volunteers provide K-12 students with tutoring and mentorship, as a means of transforming the learning and inspiring the growth of both groups of students, while addressing inequities in public education. The Pipeline Project Ameri­Corps Mem­ber will collaborate with Pipeline staff to recruit, train and sup­port stu­dent tutors and assist in over­all pro­gram devel­op­ment and implementation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Pipeline Project Edu­ca­tion Equity Ameri­Corps Mem­ber will serve at the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton in the Cen­ter for Expe­ri­en­tial Learn­ing and Diver­sity. The Coor­di­na­tor will assist in the imple­men­ta­tion of a K-12 tutor­ing and men­tor­ing service-learning pro­gram to address K-12 aca­d­e­mic suc­cess and develop inno­v­a­tive strate­gies to increase vol­un­teer par­tic­i­pa­tion rates. The Pipeline Project Ameri­corps mem­ber will receive on-site train­ing and par­tic­i­pate in Wash­ing­ton Ser­vice Corps train­ings. The Pipeline Ameri­Corps mem­ber will work col­lab­o­ra­tively with other campus programs to ensure that stu­dents and part­ners can eas­ily nav­i­gate between units on cam­pus involved in edu­ca­tional equity work.

40 hours per week. Gen­eral sched­ule will be reg­u­lar busi­ness hours, Mon­day to Fri­day, 8:30 to 5pm; occa­sional evening or week­end events will be requested.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED TASKS:

  • Recruit UW student volunteers to tutor in Seattle Public Schools and community organizations.
  • Orient and guide new tutors by leading Pipeline tutor orientation trainings.
  • Provide ongoing support to tutors by sharing tutor resources, responding to tutor questions and building community for UW tutors.
  • Manage a group of undergraduate Pipeline interns to help recruit and promote tutoring opportunities through events on the UW campus.
  • Assist with conducting site visits and phone calls with Pipeline school partners to discuss successes and challenges with Pipeline tutors.
  • Have the opportunity to tutor K-12 students for five hours per week.
  • Collaborate with the Dream Project AmeriCorps members to design and implement joint volunteer recruitment and outreach events at the UW.
  • Assist in planning and participate in Pipeline’s Alternative Spring Break project, where UW students facilitate writing, book making and environmental education workshops at K-12 schools in rural communities in Washington.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred
  • Inter­est and abil­ity to collaborate with K-12 stu­dents and col­lege stu­dents of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong orga­ni­za­tion, problem-solving and writ­ten and oral com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills.
  • Basic office com­puter skills, includ­ing word pro­cess­ing. Experience with spreadsheets, databases and desk­top pub­lish­ing preferred.
  • Pro­gram man­age­ment (mar­ket­ing, event plan­ning, vol­un­teer man­age­ment) experience.
  • Strong ini­tia­tive; self starter.
  • Abil­ity to cre­atively prob­lem solve.
  • Enthu­si­asm, flex­i­bil­ity, self-direction.
  • Experience as a Pipeline volunteer is a plus!

BENEFITS:$5,815 Education Award provided by the National Service Trust upon successful completion of the 10.5 month term of service and 1,700 hours.

  • Living stipend of $1,203 per month provided by Washington Service Corps
  • Health insurance
  • Eligibility for student loan forbearance and potential interest accrual payment on qualifying loans
  • AmeriCorps members automatically are eligible to use EBT food stamps to supplement food expenses (up to approximately $190/month).
  • UPass for unlimited rides on buses, commuter train service, and light rail

Inter­ested par­ties should sub­mit an application, pro­fes­sional resume, and the names and con­tact infor­ma­tion for three pro­fes­sional ref­er­ences by 11:59PM (Pacific) on May 12th, 2017.

APPLY HERE!

Ques­tions: Email Dana at danaw4@uw.edu

For more infor­ma­tion about the Pipeline Project and Wash­ing­ton Ser­vice Corps, visit:

http://expd.uw.edu/pipeline/
http://www.esd.wa.gov/washingtonservicecorps/
To request dis­abil­ity accom­mo­da­tion in the appli­ca­tion process, con­tact the Dis­abil­ity Ser­vices Office at 206.543.6450/206.543.6452.
The Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer com­mit­ted to build­ing a cul­tur­ally diverse, broadly trained fac­ulty and staff. Women, minori­ties, per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties, and vet­er­ans are encour­aged to apply. All new employ­ees must show employ­ment eli­gi­bil­ity ver­i­fi­ca­tion as required by the US Immi­gra­tion and Nat­u­ral­iza­tion Service.

Position is contingent on funding. Applicants will be notified of funding by May 25th.