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Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor in Mountain View!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Mountain View, AR

Through 9/13/19

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor in Russellville!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Russellville, AR

Through 9/13/19

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor in Clarksville!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Clarksville, AR

Through 9/13/19

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service in Danville!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Danville, AR

Through 9/13/19

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service in Morrilton!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Morrilton, AR

Through 9/13/19

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service in Conway!

Unlock your superpowers as a Tutor/Mentor during a year of service with the CSI AmeriCorps Tutoring and Mentoring Program! Tutors and Mentors are needed to help students in grades 3 -12 with math, reading, writing and English in your community! AmeriCorps members will serve in schools, public community venues and at CSI offices. In addition members will provide volunteer management, serve in National Service projects and be on call for service in times of federally declared disasters. Help others while getting paid and enhancing your life through service! Several different opportunities are available with great benefits! Benefits of AmeriCorps service for any position include: student loan deferment, interest accrued on federal student loans while in service is paid after service completion, travel reimbursement, members 55 years of age and older can pass the educational award on to a child or grandchild, training and career development! 1200 Hour Service Position 29 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $571.42 Education Award $4,266.50 900 Hours of Service Position 21.5 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $385.71 Education Award $3,047.50 675 Hours of Service Position 16 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $289.29 Education Award $2,321.00 450 Hours of Service Position 11 Hours of Service per Week Biweekly Living Allowance $192.86 Education Award $1,612.43 Applicants must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, have knowledge in math, reading, writing and/or English, have a passion for service and enjoy being around youth. If offered a position candidates will take an FBI background check, state criminal history background check and have a drug screening. Apply Now! www.csiyouth.com/csi-americorps

Conway, AR

Through 9/14/19

Unleash Service and Adventure with the Girl Scouts - Diamonds AmeriCorps Program

Help build girls' confidence, courage, and character by serving 675 hours in South Arkansas! Members will: Conduct Girl Scouts meetings with K-8th grade girls in schools and Boys and Girls Club facilities Forge partnerships with local businesses and organizations that offer programming that aligns with the Girl Scout Leadership Experience Recruit girls and volunteers Sites include: McGehee, Hamburg, Portland, Crossett, El Dorado, and Magnolia. All training and curriculum will be provided. We need our youth to pledge to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, among other traits. Wouldn't you like to help girls in high poverty areas with underperforming school achieve this goal? Join our team of like-minded individuals who want to help others and impact those in the communities they serve!

Little Rock, AR

Through 10/15/19

9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance at the VA Hospital

Our House Shelter is partnering with the VA Hospital (NLR) in honor of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day, we anticipate bringing together Our House's National Service Members, AmeriCorps and VISTA's, and members of the community to be a part of a service project to honor our commitment to national service, the community, and each other. Veteran Affairs, VA, is an anchor of a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. The VA honors America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. The VA works diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries, by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries. We hope to support their efforts with our project, focused on the beautification of the campus and visiting with patients. Suggested Activites: Campus beautification including: Gardening Bench Assembling Outdoor Decorations Painting Visiting with patients Qualifications 18 or older Ability to stand for a long period of time Can carry 30 pounds or more Willingness to work with a group Ready to Have a Great Time! Timeframe: The anticipated hours are from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Lunch will not be provided.

North Little Rock, AR

9/11/19 9:00 AM

TINKERFEST 2019 at Museum of Discovery

The Museum of Discovery is gearing up for our annual “Tinkerfest” event on Saturday, September 14th. Tinkerfest is like a makers fair, with loads of creative engineering and tech activities. We are in need of about 150 volunteers to help us with all our super-cool activities, both inside and outside of the museum. No experience in engineering, technology, or art necessary - just enthusiasm and curiosity! We have a special link just for signing up for this event – it includes information about shifts, t-shirts, parking, and lunch: Tinkerfest 2019 Volunteer Application Please contact me any questions and please share this sign-up link with anyone you may know who would also be interested in helping. Thanks so much! Lennie Massanelli Early Childhood Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator Museum of Discovery 500 President Clinton Ave, Suite 150 Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 Phone: 501.891-6327

Little Rock, AR

9/14/19 9:00 AM

Muscle Walk: Northwest Arkansas

Come join the Muscular Dystrophy Association in a fun community event to benefit a great cause as we fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. With more than 140 walks held each year across the U.S., MDA Muscle Walks are turning hope into answers for MDA families. Every event includes a 1- to 3.1-mile lap designed for participants of all ages and abilities, including a wheelchair and equipment friendly course. Plans are underway to make this year's event a great day of fun and festivities in support of those living with muscle disease, their families, and caregivers. If you are interested in helping plan the event and would like to join the planning committee, please email Britany Simmons, Development Director, Arkansas at bsimmons@mdausa.org for more information. Event Information: When: October 5, 2019 Where: Veteran's Memorial Park 4451 N. Vantage Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72703 Register for volunteer shifts here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a48aba92ea0ff2-muscle1

Fayetteville, AR

Through 10/14/19

Muscle Walk: Central Arkansas

Come join the Muscular Dystrophy Association in a fun community event to benefit a great cause as we fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. With more than 140 walks held each year across the U.S., MDA Muscle Walks are turning hope into answers for MDA families. Every event includes a 1- to 3.1-mile lap designed for participants of all ages and abilities, including a wheelchair and equipment friendly course. Plans are underway to make this year's event a great day of fun and festivities in support of those living with muscle disease, their families, and caregivers. If you are interested in helping plan the event and would like to join the planning committee, please email Britany Simmons, Development Director, Arkansas at bsimmons@mdausa.org for more information. Event Information: When: October 12, 2019 Where: Clinton Presidential Center 1200 President Clinton Avenue Little Rock, AR 72201 Register for volunteer shifts here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0a48aba92ea0ff2-muscle

Little Rock, AR

Through 10/14/19

BearsServe Leaders Program, Quarter-time 450-hours

Purpose: The BearsServe Leaders Program provides tutoring and mentoring programs, food recovery and gardening programs, and financial literacy programs at nonprofit community partner sites throughout Conway, Arkansas, including the Faulkner County Juvenile Court, Faulkner County Boys and Girls Club, United Way of Central Arkansas, and others. At the end of the first program year, AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improved academic performance among at-risk and low-income youth involved in tutoring and mentoring programs, increased health knowledge among populations involved in garden programming, and improved financial knowledge among participants in financial literacy programs. This program will focus on the CNCS focus areas of education, healthy futures, and economic opportunity. Service Site Locations: UCA Center for Writing and Communication United Way of Central Arkansas UCA Bear Essentials Food Pantry & Food Recovery Network Faulkner County Juvenile Court Boys & Girls Club of Faulkner County Conway Housing Authority Service Position Summary: BearsServe Leaders is an AmeriCorps program through the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Arkansas Service Commission. As an AmeriCorps service member you will serve alongside the University of Central Arkansas Service-Learning Program to provide volunteer recruitment and management as well as direct support for programs related to education, health, and economic opportunity. The Aspire Arkansas report--produced by the Arkansas Community Foundation to quantify needs for the Arkansas population-- recognizes family, economic vitality, health, and education as top priorities for both the state overall and our home county of Faulkner County. Statewide, only 37% of third grade students are reading at their grade level, and programs such as UCA’s mentoring partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Faulkner County and other education- focused partners are poised to address the issue. Furthermore, 80% of Arkansas children are overweight or obese, and UCA already partners with local agencies to support programming related to health and wellness, including gardening programs and recovery of fresh, healthy foods from restaurants and supermarkets to low-income communities. Essential Functions of Position: BearsServe Leaders will be assigned to one of six AmeriCorps service areas: Providing tutoring and mentoring services with partner agencies such as Faulkner County Juvenile Court, the Boys & Girls Club of Faulkner County, and other nonprofits providing educational enrichment services for youth. These service members will offer educational enrichment services for approximately 15 hours per week for two 15-week semesters, working with low-income youth and court-involved youth. Leading food recovery efforts, food pantry expansion, community garden development and educational outreach, and/or programming for youth and families related to health and wellness, with partner agencies such as the Food Recovery Network, UCA Bear Essentials Food Pantry, and nonprofits seeking to develop or expand programs related to increasing access to fresh, healthy foods. These service members will recover fresh foods for approximately 5 hours per week and support pantry and garden services and related programming for approximately 10 hours per week for two 15-week semesters, working with low-income youth and families. Providing financial empowerment services such as resume and job search coaching through a Community Writing Center on UCA campus and Volunteer Income Tax assistance programs (seasonal), financial literacy classes, and other initiatives seeking to help low-to moderate-income families build wealth, with partner agencies such as United Way of Central Arkansas. These service members will provide financial empowerment services for approximately 15 hours per week for two 15-week semesters, working with low-to moderate- income families. Service members will complete 450 hours over fall and spring semesters (September 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020) Planning and participating in service days Recruiting additional volunteers for service days and nonprofit partners Additional group service projects, as approved by the program director Access to Vulnerable Populations: “The Arkansas Service Commission has determined that the probability of access to vulnerable populations is so great that all members will undergo all required criminal history checks: NSOPW, FBI, and Arkansas State Police, as well as other states, as necessary.” Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Service members will be required to carry or lift equipment and supplies 20-50 lbs (if assigned to food recovery). Service members must have access to transportation (if assigned to service sites off campus). Academic and Experience Qualifications: Service members must have a high school diploma, experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive, strong verbal and written communication skills, good customer service skills, volunteer experience, and a strong desire to serve their community. Experience working with youth is preferred for service members placed with tutoring and mentoring programs. Service Conditions: Service will be performed both indoors and outdoors depending on the task that needs to be fulfilled. Some site locations are on campus, but others are within Conway, AR. Travel on campus may be required for some service projects and volunteer opportunities that align with the service members’ duties. Eligibility: Must be at least 17 years of age Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Must be able to pass National Service Criminal History Checks Commitment Required: Service members will be required to complete 450 documented service hours starting September 1, 2019 and ending April 30, 2020 (fall and spring semesters). They will serve approximately 15 hours per week for two 15-week semesters. Orientation and Training (Required): BearsServe Leaders Orientation AmeriCorps Opening Ceremony AmeriCorps Member Retreat Monthly training (StrenthsQuest, other leadership) AmeriCorps Program Benefits: Annual living allowance of $3,498, distributed twice monthly through UCA payroll Eligibility for an education award of $1,612.43 after completion of service term Living allowance does NOT count as income when determining eligibility for some federal aid programs Evaluations and Reporting: Service members will be evaluated on a monthly, mid-term, and end-of-term basis with the program director(s) and site leader(s). Service members must be sure to follow the time reporting procedure of their assigned site leader to be sure their hours are reported correctly. UCA EEO Statement: The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs. For more information: Victoria Mays, Volunteer Coordinator vmays2@uca.edu 501-852-0245

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