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Work study - AmeriCorps Member Tutor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Work study - AmeriCorps Member Tutor
Position Classification Work Study
Job Posting

Program Director of ABC AmeriCorps Program


Work Study

Work Study -Tutor


Tutor and mentor children in local schools and community sites in the subjects of math and/or reading.

~Tutor and mentor children and youth in schools and community sites
~Tutor children in after-school programs
~Help with youth volunteer programs to provide service-learning opportunities to give back to the communities
~Work individually or as a team in planning and implementing community projects
~Work with community-based organizations to expand services to the community
~Participate in a variety of community service projects and activities identified by the program
~Attend required meetings and training, including orientation, in-service, and reflection retreats
~Adhere to the spirit of the AmeriCorps ethic of service and follow the guidelines set down by the program
~Maintain a commitment to service throughout the service term
~Maintain program confidentiality
~Maintain open working relationships and good communication with program, supervisor and others
~Maintain required paperwork, submitted on time
~Other duties as reasonably assigned by AmeriCorpss staff.

~Must display professionalism and confidentiality in all matters
~Must be committed to working with children, youth and families
~Must be able to communicate by telephone on a daily basis.
~Must be able to use computers.
~Must be able to operate basic office equipment.
~Must be able to provide and understand verbal/visual orders from supervisors.

Daily contact with College personnel, faculty, students, and the general public in the routine performance of duties and departmental services.


Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. Students participating in the Federal Work Study Program are paid minimum wage and can work up to 20 hours per week. The student is not guaranteed a set number of hours per week. In order to qualify for the Federal Work Study Program the student must:
~ be enrolled half-time (or greater) at the College (half-time is 6cr for fall/spring and 3cr for summer),
~ be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program,
~ be in good academic standing; and ~ must have eligibility (financial need) as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Additionally, students applying for this position must meet the requirements of the ABC AmeriCorps’ Program.

Hiring Range $8.25/hr
Position Type Work Study

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2
Posting Open Date 09/23/2014
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
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Diversity/EEOC Statement

SVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. Sauk Valley Community College is an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and communities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you received an Award Letter from the Office of Financial Assistance at Sauk Valley Community College?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Other