This service position is considered half-time. Members are expected to serve 900 hours within the 10-month service period. The service period for this position runs from September 2013 through June 2014. Members will report to the Community Outreach & Literacy Services Department at 2901 S Harvard Ave, Tulsa, OK, 74114, before traveling to their Afterschool Homework Help Center site.
We are looking for creative and self-directed professionals who enjoy working with children to oversee the day-to-day operation of a Afterschool Homework Help Center at one of six Tulsa City-County Library/TCCL locations. You will assist 4th through 8th grade students with homework assignments, compile documented session information, and work with volunteers. The position reports to TCCL’s Afterschool Homework Help Center Program Site Supervisor.
This AmeriCorps service position is not a traditional job and members are not employees of the Tulsa City-County Library. Benefits of AmeriCorps service include a Living Allowance (the monthly stipend indicated above in the Salary field), an Educational Award and eligibility for Student Loan Forbearance.
Further details and more information about AmeriCorps can be found online at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.
A valid Oklahoma Driver’s License, a safe driving record and personal transportation are required.
Service requires the ability to travel to Afterschool Homework Help Centers and offsite meetings on a daily basis and travel to branch and community events as needed. Travel may also include attending state professional conferences.
Service occasionally requires lifting of moderately heavy items (up to 40 pounds) long periods of walking on and/or standing for long periods of time and occasionally requires stopping and bending.
The service environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices or meeting rooms, e.g. use of safe work place practices with office equipment, and/or avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals.
COMPLETE AN APPLICATION:
Tulsa City-County Library
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103
FAX YOUR RESUME TO: (918) 549-7379
The above service position description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this service position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the service position.