Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps Member (minimum-time position, 7 months)

University of Notre Dame

United States

December 23, 2021

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Job Title Robinson Community Learning Center AmeriCorps Member (minimum- time position, 7 months) Job Description

The mission of the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) is to welcome community and Notre Dame partners that strengthen the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend through relationship building and educational opportunities. By promoting innovation and excellence, the Center builds individual capacity and enhances existing systems throughout South Bend. The work of the RCLC addresses five goals to accomplish this mission: Hospitality, Education, Partnership, Civic Engagement, and Sustainability.

AmeriCorps members will be assigned to one of following Robinson Center program areas:

- Youth Development - Performing Arts/Shakespeare - Take Ten Violence Prevention/Conflict Resolution - Talk With Your Baby - Preschool -ND Center for Civic Innovation Educational Programs

RCLC programs are offered at the RCLC, as well as at partner outreach sites including the ND Center for Civic Innovation. AmeriCorps members will be charged with directly serving program participants, building program capacity, and expanding the outreach of their assigned program area. Specific responsibilities include:

- Assist with or lead program activities. These may include: teaching classes, individual tutoring, mentoring, creating enrichment activities or leading field trips. - Recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer activities and training. - Develop and implement curricula. - Explore opportunities to engage new community or ND partners in the RCLC mission. - Assist with coordinating outreach efforts. - Assist in conducting program evaluation, including collecting and entering data and creating written reports. - Maintain records and paperwork required by RCLC programs. - Oversee and coordinate special projects as requested. - Participate in AmeriCorps training throughout the year

AmeriCorps is a national service organization aimed at helping communities meet needs in areas, including education, by building capacity of community organizations.

This is a service positions, rather than a traditional jobs. This position serves from January 3, 2022-July 31,2022. This AmeriCorps position requires completion of 300 hours of service by July 31, 2022. The AmeriCorps member receives a Living Allowance in equal payments throughout the term of service. On completion of 300 hours of service, the member will receive an Education Award.

Compensation is as follows:

Monthly Living Allowance: $ 284 Education Award: $1342 (on completion of 450 hours of service)

Minimum Qualifications

- High school diploma required, some college or Bachelor's Degree preferred. - US Citizen or lawful permanent resident alien. - Reliable transportation required for some positions

Additional Qualifications include: - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Interest in education, working with at-risk youth and community development. - Public speaking and the ability to teach/train others. - Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. - Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and some on- line systems. - Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. - Flexibility to work in a variety of settings. - Sensitivity, compassion and listening skills required to work with a diverse audience including: RCLC staff, volunteers, fellow AmeriCorps members, Notre Dame and community partners, RCLC participants (ranging in age from early childhood through senior citizens), neighborhood residents and families of youth participants.

Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants Department Robinson Learning Center (24015) Department Website Family / Sub-Family No Eprism / InternNo Eprism Career Stream/Level Other Department Hiring Pay Range Stipend: $284/month; Education Award: $1342(on completion of 300 hours of service) Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S5 - FT Non-exempt Salaried Job Category Other Job Type Part-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

Schedules will vary by program and may include some evenings.

Schedule: Hours/Week Approx 10-12 week Schedule: # of months 3/1/2022-7/31/2022

Posting Detail Information

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Job Posting Date (Campus) 11/23/2021

Job Posting Date (Public) 11/23/2021 Job Closing Date 12/23/2021 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S221089 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.nd.edu/postings/23928

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  • Are you a regular full or part-time employee of the University of Notre Dame?
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  • Resume
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