Ethos Music Center

Actively Recruiting:
Yes

Position title :
AmeriCorps Rural Outreach Program

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

Type of Position :
Corpsmember / Intern

Position Description :

Ethos’ AmeriCorps Rural Outreach Program (ROP) members will primarily be responsible for teaching music to school aged youth during and after school four to five days per week in target communities that would not otherwise have music programming. ROP members will live in the communities and assist in training and supervising local volunteers. Ethos is currently seeking to fill Full-Time positions (1720 hours over 11 months) and Half-Time positions (920 hours over 6 or 11 months) for the 2022-23 school year. All positions report to the Rural Outreach Program Director. Degrees in Music or Education are preferred but not required.

Job Duties :

1. Teach general music classes to pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students.

2. Teach elective music courses at the middle and high school level.

3. Organize and/or teach after-school individual and/or group instrument or vocal lessons.

4. Recruit and train community members to be volunteer teaching assistants.

5. Encourage and track youth, volunteer, and parent involvement in all activities.

6. Attend Ethos and AmeriCorps sponsored orientations, training, and meetings.

7. Complete and submit in a timely manner all Ethos and AmeriCorps required reports and time sheets.

8. Complete 1700 hours of service over 11 months (full)  – or – complete 900 hours of service over 11 months (half).

Requirements :

1. Must have experience working with youth.

2. Must consent to and pass FBI background checks.

3. Must have reliable transportation.

4. Must go through the AmeriCorps member application process, with support from Ethos.

Additional Benefits :
  • For Full-Time Members: A $16,520 living allowance ($1,501 per month) over an 11-month term of service. An educational award of $6,345 upon completion of service, to pay tuition or student loans.

  • For Part-Time Members: An $8,251 living allowance ($750 per month) over a 6-month or 11-month term of service. An educational award of $3,172.50 upon completion of service, to pay tuition or student loans.

  • Eligibility for loan forbearance.

  • Medical Insurance.

  • Child care assistance.

  • Monthly housing stipends and gas reimbursement.

Contact Information :

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Megan Moran, Rural Outreach Program Director.

To find our more about AmeriCorps, please click here:
https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps