Tift CO AmeriCOPRS State Member, Full Time

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Posting NumberG/R04250PWorking TitleTift CO AmeriCOPRS State Member, Full TimeDepartmentCAES Southwest District CESAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

40 Hours Normal Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, exceptions: Club meetings; local, district or state competitions, camp or other assigned 4-H events.

Advertised Salary$1,166.66 Monthly StipendAnticipated Start Date09/03/2019Posting Date07/17/2018Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants:This is a National Service position funded through a grant from the Georgia Commission on Service & Volunteerism and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Please see http://www.nationalservice.gov/ for more information. Position availability is contingent upon continued availability of federal funds. This position is available September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020. If additional funding becomes available, members may have the option to re-enroll for additional years of service if they meet the service hour requirement (1,700 hours) and perform satisfactorily.
Federal regulations require a High School diploma or equivalent to apply. Additional education and experience is preferred but not required. The position requires a one-year commitment. This is a temporary, service position, not a traditional employment position.
Candidates are also required to apply in the My AmeriCorps portal. Please go to www.my.americorps.gov, click on Apply to Serve, and complete the four steps to Create Profile. After creating a profile, create an application and apply for the specific county position. For assistance, call the National Service Help Desk at 1-800-942-2677.
Benefits provided to full-time members include: modest monthly living allowance ($1,166/month), health insurance, daycare assistance (if income-eligible), loan forbearance, and a Segal Education Award equivalent to the Pell Grant that may be used to pay educational costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions as well as to repay qualified student loans. In order to qualify for the Segal Education Award of $6,095 the member must successfully log 1,700 service hours by August 31, 2020. For more information on the education award: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award
In order to serve in this position, applicants must be prepared to provide copies of the following documents: Proof of Citizenship (birth certificate or valid Passport), Social Security Card, Government Issued ID, Federal and State Tax Forms, High School Diploma or equivalent. Members must submit to a complete criminal history background check, including a finger-print based FBI check. Individuals convicted of murder or those on the sex offender registry, or required to be on the sex offender registry are not eligible. The member must comply with the AmeriCorps Member Agreement (provided prior to service). You must possess a valid driver’s license to be considered for this position.

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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

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The AmeriCorps State program is a federally-funded grant providing U.S. citizens with the opportunity to serve in their own country. The Georgia 4-H AmeriCorps State member provides 4-H programming directly to youth under the direction of the County Extension Agent. Supervision is also provided by the AmeriCorps State Program Coordinator. This includes planning, implementation, and delivery of programming including in-school and after school club meetings, camp, and other 4-H programming delivered in the county as well as volunteer recruitment and transportation of youth. The member will also assist the AmeriCorps State Program Coordinator in collecting required impact data by administering surveys to youth and entering data into provided spreadsheets. Members must comply with AmeriCorps requirements such as monthly reporting, monthly webinars, and other required trainings.

This is a National Service position funded through a grant from the Georgia Commission on Service & Volunteerism and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Please see http://www.nationalservice.gov/ for more information. Position availability is contingent upon continued availability of federal funds. This position is available September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020. If additional funding becomes available, members may have the option to re-enroll for additional years of service if they meet the service hour requirement (1,700 hours) and perform satisfactorily.

Federal regulations require a High School diploma or equivalent to apply. Additional education and experience is preferred but not required. The position requires a one-year commitment. This is a temporary, service position, not a traditional employment position.
Candidates are also required to apply in the My AmeriCorps portal. Please go to www.my.americorps.gov, click on Apply to Serve, and complete the four steps to Create Profile. After creating a profile, create an application and apply for the specific county position. For assistance, call the National Service Help Desk at 1-800-942-2677.

Benefits provided to full-time members include: modest monthly living allowance ($1,166/month), health insurance, daycare assistance (if income-eligible), loan forbearance, and a Segal Education Award equivalent to the Pell Grant that may be used to pay educational costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions as well as to repay qualified student loans. In order to qualify for the Segal Education Award of $6,095 the member must successfully log 1,700 service hours by August 31, 2020. For more information on the education award: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/segal-americorps-education-award

In order to serve in this position, applicants must be prepared to provide copies of the following documents: Proof of Citizenship (birth certificate or valid Passport), Social Security Card, Government Issued ID, Federal and State Tax Forms, High School Diploma or equivalent. Members must submit to a complete criminal history background check, including a finger-print based FBI check. Individuals convicted of murder or those on the sex offender registry, or required to be on the sex offender registry are not eligible. The member must comply with the AmeriCorps Member Agreement (provided prior to service). You must possess a valid driver’s license to be considered for this position.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

High School diploma or equivalent. Experience in program planning, delivery of youth development programs, and a basic knowledge of 4-H is preferred. Applicants should be service-minded.

Please refer to the Additional Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification section. Minimum qualifications may be defined by the department based on the responsibilities of this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate should exhibit qualities of independent judgment and a passion for service as well as the ability to perform the tasks necessary in planning, developing, and directing educational programs directed at youth. Experience working with youth is a plus.

Physical Demands

Driving, light lifting, occasional work outdoors in adverse climate.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?YesDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. This position is located in Tifton GA, Tift County. Are you willing to work from this location?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. This position is a Grant funded position that is joint with Georgia 4-H and AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is a federally funded national service program modeled after the Peace Corps. You will be paid a stipend or living allowance in lieu of salary. Do you understand these conditions?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. List of References with Contact Information
  3. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation

 

 

 

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Posted: 7/19/2019
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