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Youth Programs - Americorps  FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Dubuque County is looking to fill two part-time AmeriCorps positions. AmeriCorps members will serve in school-based and community-based host sites developing and strengthening youth development programs for Iowa youth.  Through partnerships with a variety of community entities and volunteers, members’ service positions will be targeted toward ensuring that children and youth have in their lives high quality positive youth development opportunities.  Members may assist youth in completing homework assignments; provide one-to-one assistance in academic areas such as math, reading, and science; and develop positive and nurturing mentoring relationships with youth.  Members may also assist students in developing youth-identified and organized service learning events such as park beautification and intergenerational story sharing.  In partnership with a variety of community volunteers and entities including local businesses, agencies, organizations, and institutions, members may develop enrichment activities to strengthen and sustain out-of-school programming and fulfill the goals of the AmeriCorps 4H Outreach Program, emphasizing the 4-H priorities of Healthy Living, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Citizenship and Leadership, and Communication and the Arts.  Enrichment activities may include career shadowing, citizenship, drama, drug prevention, environmental, health, life skills, nutrition, personal safety, recreational, and technological learning events.

The position will start immediately with part time work until May and full time hours during the summer months. Please email Katie Peterson, to apply or ask questions.


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