Campus Compact VISTA UMass Lowell, MA
"This AmeriCorps member serving at the University of
Massachusetts Lowell in the Initiative for College Access,
Retention, and Excellence (ICARE) program will promote the success
of undergraduate students of color from college access programs
while monitoring the academic progress of ICARE students to
identify areas of need and assess effectiveness of program; ensure
their self-efficacy and well-being; building community and
cultivating sense of empowerment and researching best practices for
cohort-based, holistic initiatives for students from
underrepresented communities, documenting all ICARE activities, and
preparing a final report with recommendations. The biweekly living
allowance for this position is $1.027.88 in Middlesex county. In
addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide fitness
center passes, access to free or reduced courses, a public
transportation pass, and access to professional development &
training opportunities. The AmeriCorps member serving at the
University of Massachusetts Lowell in the Initiative for College
Access, Retention, and Excellence (ICARE) program will be part of a
dynamic, motivated corps with Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA.
Serving as a member of a corps provides the chance to connect with
other members throughout multiple states, create a network of
support, and to share resources. As the intermediary, Campus
Compact, a national non-profit, supports the professional and
personal growth of AmeriCorps members through a variety of
professional development opportunities and in-person trainings
including overnight retreats throughout their service year. If you
would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact, please
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Member Duties : The Campus Compact AmeriCorps member serving at
the University of Massachusetts Lowell in the Initiative for
College Access, Retention, and Excellence (ICARE) program will
build capacity by collecting data and documenting processes and
best practices for long-term solutions to poverty and racism by
providing underrepresented students from college access programs
with the tools, skills, and confidence they need to excel in and
graduate from college, prepared for career or graduate school.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Health
Coverage* , Education award upon successful completion of service ,
Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service
Stipend , Training , Fitness Center Pass, Public Transit Pass ,
Living Allowance .
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours
, Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Education .
Communications , Data management, survey skills ,
Computers/Technology , Writing/Editing , Community Organization