Washington County Extension is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps State member. AmeriCorps is a federally-funded national service program modeled after the Peace Corps. For more information: www.nationalservice.gov. This is a temporary, national service position, not a traditional employment position. A one-year commitment is required.
AmeriCorps State members provide 4-H positive youth development programming under the direction of the County Extension Agent. This is a direct service position that requires transport of youth and some night and weekend hours. Members also assist with program planning, development, and volunteer management. Other activities include required trainings, monthly reports, administration of surveys, and data entry.
This position is available September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019. This is a full-time AmeriCorps member position. The member is required to log 1,700 hours of service (35-40 hours/week) by August 31, 2019 to successfully complete the term of service.
AmeriCorps members receive a variety of benefits: monthly living allowance ($1,166.66), free health insurance, education award ($5,920). To qualify for the education award, the member must complete the hour requirement. Other benefits are available based on eligibility (childcare assistance, loan forbearance).
High School diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license required. Experience providing youth development programming and a general knowledge of 4-H is preferred.
To apply: www.ugajobsearch.com. Search Office Title “AmeriCorps Participant” or job posting “T00531P”.
For additional information, contact Cindy Sheram, Washington County Extension Agent, 4-H Youth.
Phone: (478) 552-2011