AmeriCorps Position in Madison

There are full-time positions open for recent grads and part-time positions for current students interested in a paid AmeriCorps opportunity supporting a community-based project here in Madison.

Every year, Achievement Connections serves over 430 high school students in Madison area struggling in mathematics with a goal to help them pass with a ‘C’ or higher. Passing Algebra by the 9th grade is a key indicator that a student will graduate from high school. You can help our students succeed.

This is a great opportunity to give back to the community while gaining professional skills employers look for. Please share this opportunity with students and community members you think may be interested. Don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions.

We are currently looking for service-oriented and dedicated folks to join our AmeriCorps teams serving in Madison area high schools. The following full-time (and part-time), one year positions starting August 21, 2017 are available: 

  • 12 AmeriCorps Math Tutors 
  • 4 AmeriCorps Tutor Liaisons 

Member benefits include:

  • up to $12,530 Living Allowance
  • up to $5,730 Education Award
  • Student Loan Forbearance
  • Student Loan Interest Payment
  • Basic Medical Insurance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Professional Development Training

About AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community, and in return gain experience in skills that employers look for – like teamwork, leadership, communication skills, multicultural awareness, and flexible problem-solving. Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.

How to apply: Full position descriptions can be found here. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Steve Blankenheim, Co-Director of Achievement Connections, United Way of Dane County, 2059 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704 or via email at achievementconnections@uwdc.org. Please also submit an application on-line via the AmeriCorps website by clicking here and selecting the Achievement Connections position you’re interested in