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Rochester AmeriCorps is an education focused program of the Corporation for National and Community Service in which members serve at Rochester City schools and community organizations that partner with the schools with a mission to improve academic engagement, college and career readiness, and positive school climate. Members commit to serving at least 1700 over a 48-week term. Benefits of service include: bi-weekly living allowance of $522 (estimated, pre-tax) an education award of $5,815 (upon program completion), National Service Forbearance on qualified student loans, no cost health insurance, child care subsidy (if eligible), specialized training and ongoing professional development and networking opportunities. Rochester AmeriCorps is sponsored by Monroe Community College.
Rochester AmeriCorps is recruiting individuals with an interest in community service and volunteering, a strong work ethic, a desire to serve students in the Rochester City School District, and a willingness to learn and grow personally and professionally.
Essential member activities may include: contributing to extra-curricular or enrichment activities, providing academic and behavioral supports, supporting attendance initiatives, tutoring one-on-one or small groups, providing college / career preparation services, coordinating school and community events, and conducting outreach to parents and members of the Rochester community. Members are able to build meaningful relationships with students, staff, and administrators and contribute to a positive school climate.
Applications are created and submitted using the my.americorps.gov site. Please visit the "Join Us" tab at our website, www.rochesteramericorps.org for step-by-step instructions on how to apply. If you would like to request a paper application please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.