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Creative Action AmeriCorps Program

Company: AmeriCorps
Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Creative Action AmeriCorps ProgramCreative Action is a nationally-recognized youth arts education organization in Austin, Texas. We use the arts to activate the academic, social and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school residencies, and community-based programs, our team of professional teaching artists inspire youth to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers and confident leaders in their communities. Since 2003, Creative Action has provided high-quality after school and camp programming, also called "out-of-school time," to tens of thousands of Central Texas youth in six area school districts. Through hands-on, arts-based projects, our out-of-school time programs combine arts, social and emotional learning, and social justice education for positive youth development. Creative Action's highly engaging and dynamic classes include theater arts, digital media and filmmaking, and visual arts. To learn more about Creative Action please visit creativeaction.org We are looking for individuals who are artists/makers/creatives/educators who feel comfortable teaching or developing their professional youth educator and/or community facilitator role and using arts as a medium to teach and inspire.Member Duties : Members will participate in program preparation, logistics and professional development, serving at an after school site Monday-Friday. Responsibilities Include: --- Collaborate with Teaching Artists during enrichment classes, providing additional support to youth --- Lead groups of students during snack, recess, homework help, etc. --- Provide assistance with administrative duties --- Design and implement youth-led service learning projects and lessons --- Lead family engagement activities, including weekly communications with families and planning family events --- Serve as key support campus liaison and manage campus stewardship/outreach --- Support curriculum and project development --- Participate and/or lead community activations throughout Greater Austin community --- Research and present two Presentations of Learning to staff --- Complete required Creative Action data and evaluations requirements including but not limited to monthly reports, timesheets, and youth attendance trackersProgram Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend of Up to $16,500 for first term , Health Coverage , Living Allowance , Stipend , Training .Terms : Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time , Permits working at another job during off hours .Service Areas : Children/Youth , Education , Community Outreach .Skills : Fine Arts/Crafts , Education , Youth Development , Communications .

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