April 12, 2017
Pipeline AmeriCorps Member 2017-2018
Service Term September 1st 2017-July 15th 2018
-Serving K-12 community
Apply by May 12th !
-Modest Living Allowance
-Deferment or forbearance of student loans
-End of Service Education Award of $5,815
Contact Dana Washington at email@example.com
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!
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.
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.
- 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.
Questions: Email Dana at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the Pipeline Project and Washington Service Corps, visit:
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.