Be Our Next Mentor Program Coordinator! Great full-time AmeriCorps position.


Are you a motivated, compassionate individual seeking an opportunity to empower youth in local schools? Want to develop your leadership skills, pay off student loans, and work with awesome people (actually, super awesome people)?


The Pacific University Mentor Program, aka PUMP It Up!, is currently seeking a dynamic AmeriCorps member to coordinate the program for 11 months starting September 2014. The AmeriCorps member would be part of the Oregon State Service Corps (OSSC). pump it up draft art 2 PUMP It Up! is a cohesive mentor program that supports Pacific University students as they mentor youth in high-needs local schools. Mentors inspire their mentees to reach their goals through meaningful relationships.

Current AmeriCorps member Amy Smetana shares, “Creating and developing PUMP It Up! over the last two years was an amazing experience. I’ve become more confident in my ability to lead and to create positive change in my community. I’ve meet wonderful people who’ve not only inspired me, but made me laugh. I can’t wait for the next coordinator to bring the program to the next level.”

Main Responsibilities

The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for maintaining and strengthening the program by supporting mentors; meeting with school and community partners; holding advisory board meetings; coordinating civic, social and educational events; developing program sustainability and assessment; and following through with OSSC AmeriCorps responsibilities.

The AmeriCorps member would begin September 2014, serve for at least 1700 hours over 11 months (essentially 40 hours/week).

Some Benefits

  • $12,100 taxed living stipend
  • $5,645 education award (taxed when used).
  • Loan Forbearance
  • $500 professional development funding
  • $100 monthly in-kind living expense stipend
  • Limited health-care benefits (but may be eligible for Oregon Health Pan)

More Details

For more details about the position, benefits, and how to apply, click the links or check out the attached files! Also, find us on facebook!

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