The Eldon School District is accepting applications for the Administrative Assistant for the PAVE AmeriCorps program. This position offers employment for 2015-2016 school year only. This is a 10 month position. Duties include excellent public relations, financial reporting, and grant management support. The ability to multi-task and be detailed oriented is essential. Applications can be found at the District’s website at http://eldon.k12.mo.us/jobs/classified-employee-application/ . For more information please contact Ms. Daphney Partridge at 573-392-8060 ext. 1541 or at Daphney_Partridge@mail.eldon.k12.mo.us
PAVE AmeriCorps is looking for Members for the 2015-16 School Year
Become a PAVE AmeriCorps Tutor! Teach what you love, share what you know, and open eyes, minds, and hearts as an AmeriCorps tutor! Be a positive adult role model, develop relationships, and form meaningful connections with students while helping them with reading, English, math, social studies, or science. Utilize different teaching strategies to reach struggling students and help them develop the skills and enthusiasm to be a lifelong learner. Positions are available in preschool through twelfth grade, and the alternative high school.
Become a PAVE AmeriCorps Wellness Coach! Exercise your passion as a wellness coach with PAVE AmeriCorps! Support physical activity and nutrition education programming for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Engage students in lunchtime nutrition education, alternative recess games and activities, provide “brain breaks,” support physical education classes, and participate in before- and after-school intramurals like walking club, running club, volleyball, basketball, and wrestling. This holistic approach to wellness is designed to teach through play, introduce and reinforce healthier lifestyle choices and make them fun.
PAVE AmeriCorps VISTA
Poverty is not defeated with wealth; it is overcome by hope. AmeriCorps VISTA Members are the embodiment of hope in a community. VISTAs immerse themselves in a non-profit, faith-based, or public agency organization with the specific purpose to fight poverty, strengthen communities, and empower people. VISTA is where you can turn your passion into action! The following VISTA positions are available for July 2015:
PAVE AmeriCorps VISTA – Project L.E.A.P Afterschool Program Coordinator: Do you believe in providing safe, educational spaces for children? As the Afterschool Program Coordinator you will develop afterschool programs and activities which engage the community and give under-resourced students access to educational, service learning, and developmental activities.
PAVE AmeriCorps VISTA – Eldon Wellness Coordinator: Are you passionate about wellness? As the Wellness Coordinator you will increase access to nutritious food options and physical activity opportunities for children and adults by coordinating with local organizations to improve the availability of and access to fresh produce, and develop additional or extended services to students for nutritional education and physical activity programming.
AmeriCorps and VISTA Benefits:
Living Allowance of approximately $975 (VISTA) and $1000 (AmeriCorps) per month
- Education Award of $5,730 after successful completion of term; VISTA has a cash stipend option
- Loan Forbearance for qualified, federal student loans in good standing
- Interest repayment for loans in forbearance through AmeriCorps
- Health Care Coverage
- Child Care Benefit (if eligible)
- All members receive comprehensive training. Other training opportunities and service projects are available throughout the year to help members function effectively as a team, connect to the community, and develop in both personal and professional.
At least 18 years old; no upper age limit
- High school diploma or GED; some college coursework is preferred
- Successfully pass Fingerprint Background Check (provided at program expense)
- Applicants must be able to provide a full-time, one year commitment.
How to Apply:
Apply online at https://my.americorps.gov
If you have not applied to AmeriCorps before, first create a profile and then an application. Search for available listing and apply. For comprehensive instructions on the application process, visit http://paveamericorps.weebly.com/recruitment.html .
Call the PAVE AmeriCorps office at 573-392-8060 X1541 if you have questions.