AmeriCorps at Cleveland Academy
Cleveland Academy is excited to host AmeriCorps Members for the 2020-2021 school year. AmeriCorps Members will be serving in classrooms providing additional academic and social support for students. Teachers will be supported in areas such as small group instruction, parent communication, and positive classroom environment.
If supporting our teachers and students is something you would be interested in doing, please go to our district website and apply to become an AmeriCorps Member at Cleveland Academy.
What is AmeriCorps?
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) administers AmeriCorps at the federal level and works in partnership with states to develop service programs and create a community-based national service network. The United Way Association of South Carolina (UWASC) is the administrative agent for South Carolina’s AmeriCorps programs.
Oftentimes described as the domestic Peace Corps, AmeriCorps programs help communities address locally-defined challenges by mobilizing America’s greatest asset, its citizens. There are full- and part-time AmeriCorps positions available across South Carolina that engage dedicated leaders from age 17 to 117+ who will commit to utilizing their skill, experience, and passion to address needs in the following focus areas:
Disaster Services, Economic Opportunities, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and Veterans Services.
What does a CAL AmeriCorps Member Do?
Members will be assigned to serve in person in a classroom in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade to support the certified classroom teacher. Members will assist with a variety of activities including but not limited to providing small group instruction, supporting social/emotional needs of students, enriching family/school relationships, and monitoring student progress and attendance. Members will serve during regular school hours and will be asked to participate in extra activities throughout the school year such as parent conferences and on-site meetings. Members will also be assisting classroom teachers with remote learning as well as e-learning activities throughout the year.
What are the benefits of becoming a CAL AmeriCorps Member?
AmeriCorps Members are a key element in Cleveland achieving their mission to create an exemplary education community that empowers all students to achieve their full leadership potential. In addition to enriching students’ lives, AmeriCorps Members will also receive a living allowance each month that they serve as well as have the opportunity to receive an educational award at the end of their service year. AmeriCorps Members will receive on the job training and support to be able to best help students succeed.
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