What

Campus Compact of the Mountain West
Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW) is a membership organization that engages college and
university presidents throughout Colorado and Wyoming as part of a national coalition of more than
1100 colleges and universities across the country. These institutions are passionately committed to the
value service learning and civic engagement brings to higher education and the community. We connect
student needs to community needs by empowering students to get involved in social issues where they
can make a difference - not only in the lives of others, but also in their own growth as students and
citizens of the world.

K2H Civic Futures AmeriCorps Program
The K2H Civic Futures AmeriCorps Program focuses on civic learning and engagement opportunities and
skill development for kindergarten through higher education (K-H) students. In addition, the K2H
program strengthens partnership pipelines between K-12 systems and higher education systems that
create continuity for civic learning and engagement initiatives as students transition from K-12 to higher
education.

University of Wyoming / Office of Engagement and Outreach
The University of Wyoming offers a world-class education in the small community of Laramie,
Wyoming. Founded in 1886, the university welcomes more than 12,000 students from all 50
states and 90 countries. The University of Wyoming Office of Engagement and Outreach (OEO) serves
as a portal of access to UW for the citizens of Wyoming (and beyond) and coordinates and streamlines
engagement/outreach efforts to achieve enhanced consistency, follow-through, and impact. The OEO
K2H AmeriCorps member will contribute to engagement capacity building by working closely with the
OEO Director and office staff to establish baseline information, identify existing exemplary partnerships
and practices, and promote statewide engagement as outlined in the UW strategic plan and
Engagement Task Force report.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits
K2H Liaison (full-time, 1700 hours over one year service term, approximately 35 hours per week)
* Living stipend of $13,750 over the course of one year of service
* Education award commensurate with the Pell Grant (~$6,000) to be used for current
educational expenses, to repay qualified student loans, or to be used within 7 years for
educational expenses
* Child care credit for eligible members
* Deferment of existing student loans during the K2H term of service
* Repayment of interest accrued on qualified student loans during the K2H term of service

* Hands-on experience in the field of K-12 education, higher education, civic learning and
engagement, community development, and youth development

Roles & Responsibilities
1) K-H Partnership Development
* Work with host site and program partners to assess the capacity of partners to support
ongoing civic learning and engagement programs with students
* Complete a pre- and post-assessment of each organizational partner using the CNCS
Organizational Capacity Building Assessment
* Create an implementation plan for civic learning and engagement programming at new host
sites, or at existing host sites where direct programming is not currently being provided
* Develop sustainability plans for K-H partnerships that support ongoing civic learning and
engagement initiatives beyond grant funding

2) Community Mapping & Outreach
* Map the local community, identifying partnership opportunities for student learning,
engagement, and volunteerism
* Connect community organizations with K-H partners
* Assist with assessment for the Civic Health & Equity Initiative at higher education host sites
* Recruit and manage community volunteers supporting the K2H Civic Futures program

3) Team Development & Reporting
* Meet bi-monthly with K2H AmeriCorps Members for training and reflection
* Attend required training and development opportunities provided through CCMW and
through the host site
* Complete all monthly time reporting, data collection, and progress reporting required by
CCMW and CNCS

4) Site-Specific Responsibilities
* Assist with implementation of strategic plan for civic learning and engagement goals
* Develop and deliver assessment plans for community partnerships
* Lead or assist with key initiatives and coordinate key programs
* Identify partnership opportunities for faculty/staff engagement, student learning, engagement,
and volunteerism, and assist OEO in developing sustainability plans
* Assist with on-campus survey of existing engagement
* Survey needs of faculty/staff interested in professional development related to community
engagement
* Assist the Service Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) Office in planning and
conducting a series of professional development opportunities
* Promote professional development opportunities offered within and outside of the University
* Assist with Faculty Engagement Fellows program

Desired Skills & Qualifications
* Experience working with K-12 students
* Understanding of or willingness to learn about higher education systems
* Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work across difference
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work with diverse members of the community
* Adaptability
* Collaborative spirit
* Initiative

When

This opportunity starts on Aug. 1, 2019, 2 a.m. and ends Aug. 1, 2020, 2 a.m. EDT and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone if yours is different.

Where

3333 Regis Blvd., Denver, Colorado, 80221, USA

Skills & Requirements
Orientation or Training
Teaching & Education
Child Development

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