MTCC AmeriCorps College Coach - EmPower Place at Missoula Food Bank
Montana Campus Compact
About the organization
Montana Campus Compact 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. Our organization is an independent affiliate of Campus Compact, a national coalition of college and university presidents dedicated to promoting civic and community engagement, public service, and service-learning in higher education. Our current membership includes Montana's two-year, four-year, public, private, tribal, and community colleges and universities, as well as a network office located in Missoula, hosted by the University of Montana. MTCC hosts an AmeriCorps program (College Coaches) and an AmeriCorps VISTA program that support its mission and work.
Applications can only be accepted through the My AmeriCorps Portal. To apply for this position, please visit its opportunity listing.
The AmeriCorps College Coach will help facilitate and lead our weekly ‘Leadership League’ programming aimed towards building leadership skills with those 9+. Create innovative programming geared towards helping youth make meaningful impacts in their community. Host weekly middle school and high school academic mentoring. Support high school students in finding scholarships and assist in guiding them through the college application process. Create partnerships with BIPOC groups/individuals/organizations in Missoula to come into our space to help be a part of our programming. The member will take part and lead cooking classes as part of a weekly cooking club. Teach about the importance of good nutrition and basic cooking skills to youth. Help manage our garden space and gardening lessons. To learn more about this position, visit https://mtcompact.org/available-positions/.
EmPower Place is a child and family learning center that is co-located with our local food bank, and host families and kids of diverse backgrounds. We are looking for someone who is fun, engaging, innovative, and open. Individuals who enjoy engaging with children and their caregivers on a personal level will enjoy this space and role. We are seeking someone who is flexible, adaptable, and willing to grow personally and professionally with us as an organization. An understanding of and willingness to learn more about systemic inequities and the causal issues that result in food insecurity will be important to the success of this position. Missoula Food Bank and Community Center is an anti-racist, LGBTQ2S+ ally organization. Those who are BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, and/or living with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about this service site, visit https://www.umt.edu/spectrum/collaborations/empowerplace.php.
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