AmeriCorps Recruitment Event

The AmeriCorps Recruitment Event is designed to provide prospective members or participants with an opportunity to learn about national service through AmeriCorps and how you can be a change agent in your local community! The programs featured during this event provide literacy support for preschool children, as well as tutorial support in literacy and STEM for K-12 students. If you are looking for a professional or gap year experience, an AmeriCorps service year could be right for you!

Join us on September 14, 2020, to learn more. Below is the information and signup links for each program through the Panther Involvement Network.

For any questions concerning the AmeriCorps Recruitment Event, please email Student Civic Engagement.

Welcome - 10:00 -10:05 a.m.

Welcome & Panel Discussion about AmeriCorps Session Room 
Meeting ID: 910 3831 2447
Passcode: AC20

 

Panel Discussion about AmeriCorps - 10:05 -10:35 a.m.

Program Description: Come and learn about AmeriCorps from alumni from the Jumpstart, Roswell, and T.E.E.M.S. programs. During this time they will talk about their time in AmeriCorps, the challenges, and where they are now.
Welcome & Panel Discussion about AmeriCorps Session Room 
Meeting ID: 910 3831 2447
Passcode: AC20

 

Breakout Sessions - 10:45 a.m., 11:25 a.m., and 12:05 p.m. (each session repeats three times)

City of Roswell AmeriCorps Afterschool Project

Program Description: The City of Roswell proposes to have 24 AmeriCorps Members that will provide academic curriculum support through nonprofit partner STAR House Foundation in three local after school programs. Members will be responsible for providing literacy and other academic instruction, to include homework support and assistance with STEM activities, to K-5 students striving to meet grade-level goals.

Available Member Slots: 24
Program Contact: Megan Boynton

City of Roswell AmeriCorps Afterschool Project Breakout Session Room 

Jumpstart AmeriCorps

Program Description: Housed in the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University's College of Education and Human Development. Jumpstart AmeriCorps program proposes to have 30 AmeriCorps Members who will deliver its evidence-based early education program to pre-school aged children in Atlanta. AmeriCorps Members will be responsible for increasing the kindergarten readiness of these children from low-income communities by implementing a curriculum designed to improve key language, literacy, and social-emotional skills.

Available Member Slots: 22
Program Contact: Julius Cave

Jumpstart AmeriCorps Breakout Session Room 

Technology, Engineering, Environment, Math and Science (T.E.E.M.S.) AmeriCorps Program

Program Description: Housed in the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University's College of Education and Human Development. The T.E.E.M.S. (Technology, Engineering, Environment, Math and Science) AmeriCorps program proposes to have 26 Part-time AmeriCorps Members who will serve alongside formal and informal educators as a way of strengthening K-12 student STEM performance at public schools and community organizations in metro-Atlanta.

Available Member Slots: 15
Program Contact: T.E.E.M.S. Email
T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps Breakout Session Room 

 

Program Wrap-Up - 12:35 -12:45 p.m.

Program Description:  During this time we will share any announcements and share the contact information for Directors of the various AmeriCorps Programs.
Program Wrap-Up Session Room 

Monday, September 14, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

10:00 - 10:05 a.m. - Welcome

10:05 - 10:35 a.m. - Panel Discussion about AmeriCorps

10:35 - 10:45 a.m. - Prep for Breakout Sessions

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. - Breakout Session #1

11:15 - 11:25 a.m. - Transition to the next session

11:25 - 11:55 a.m. - Breakout Session #2

11:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. - Transition to the next session

12:05 - 12:35 a.m. - Breakout Session #3

12:35 - 12:45 p.m. - Program Wrap-up