AmeriCorps 4-H Grows Here Project

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States

Member Benefits

  • $500 total stipend
  • Professional development
  • Mentorship and growth
  • Living allowance
  • Education award at the end of their service

Service Required

  • 300 hours of service (approximately 25 hours weekly)
  • Date of service: Now through July 31, 2021

Description

  • The A.D. Guy AmeriCorps Members will provide direct support to the A.D. Guy Knowledge Center by facilitating 4-H workshops and providing direct program instruction to youth ages 5-19.
  • Members will also develop relationships that will eventually lead to long-standing 4-H clubs and/or Special Interest (SPIN) programming.
  • Members will be on the front lines serving youth as positive role models and mentors.
  • Youth will guide the learning topics, but the A.D. Guy AmeriCorps Members will facilitate such learning through devising appropriate environments and opportunities for youth using 4-H curriculum, programs, and occasionally creating new teaching methods.
  • Multiple positions are available.

How to Apply: 

  1. Go to https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do
  2. Click on "Register to Create a New Member/Alum Account."
  3. Complete the requested profile information. You will need a Social Security number and valid address, telephone number and email.
  4. Once you receive your account information via email, log into the MyAmeriCorps portal, and use the navigation pane on the left to complete your general application and reference information.
  5. Click "Search Listings."
  6. Type “4-H @ A.D. Guy AmeriCorps Member " into the Program Name field (ignore all the other fields).
  7. Click "Search."
  8. Click the listing to view program information.
  9. Read the program information, and then click "Apply Now" at the bottom of the page.

Questions:

Please contact Anel Rojas at 702.940.5438 or anelrojas@unr.edu

McGee, S., Rojas, A. 2021, A.D. Guy AmeriCorps Member Recruitment, University of Nevada, Reno Extension 4-H

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