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Posted: August 13, 2012

Employer: College Corps
Location: Oxford, MS
Website: http://www.olemiss.edu/libarts/collegecorps/join.html

Description:

The UM College of Liberal Arts is looking for outstanding candidates for its second class of College Corps members. College Corps is a community-based AmeriCorps program addressing problems related to education and opportunity throughout Oxford and Lafayette County. As a College Corps participant, members are a part of a powerful team of leaders united in service to the community.

Participants serve as minimum-time AmeriCorps members and are deployed to community host sites where they serve 300 volunteer hours throughout the course of the school year. Members generally serve 9-12 hours a week and add a new layer of strength to their designated site. Program sites include the Boys and Girls Club, Oxford Public Schools, the Leap Frog Tutoring Program, Doors of Hope, the LOU Homeless Task Force, the Mississippi State Veterans Home of Oxford, and Interfaith Compassion Ministries. Upon completion of 300 hours, all members are eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

How to Apply:

All interested applicants should email Sharon Levine at splevine@olemiss.edu.

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