MISSOULA – Montana Campus Compact is seeking participants to serve as national service members in AmeriCorps and VISTA programs. Summer, part-time and yearlong positions are available.
AmeriCorps service members address critical community needs through direct service by working with students in grades K-12 to provide mentoring and tutoring to increase student success and college access. Applicants must be 17 years of age or older and have some college education or be a current college student.
The AmeriCorps VISTA members work behind the scenes with higher education institutions, nonprofits and government programs to address K-12 success, college access and success and services for veterans. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have a bachelor’s degree or comparable experience.
Learn more about the positions available in Montana at http://www.mtcompact.org/service-opportunities/ .
AmeriCorps engages over 75,000 Americans each year to change lives and communities through meaningful service. AmeriCorps members gain professional development, join a national network of members and alumni, earn money for education and develop an appreciation for citizenship. In 2015-16, Montana students used more than $1.2 million in AmeriCorps Education Awards to pay for college. Thirteen Montana colleges and universities match the Education Award up to $1,000 per year, and in 2016 those colleges and universities matched more than $60,000 toward students’ education.
MTCC advances the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. Learn more at http://www.mtcompact.org/.