RI Campus Compact and its Executive Board of college and university presidents announce a unique opportunity for faculty to integrate engaged scholarship and community-based learning into all aspects of their professional lives – teaching, research, and service. Faculty from all disciplines and professional schools at Rhode Island Campus Compact member campuses are encouraged to apply for the Engaged Scholarship Statewide Faculty Fellowship Program. Learn More
Archives for June 2013
Join the Scholarships for Service: Student Civic Fellows Program this summer as an AmeriCorps Camp Coordinator. Camp Discovery provides academic enrichment throughout July and August to K-2 students in the Woonsocket area. Camp Coordinators will assist with classroom management, oversee camp administration, and construct academic activities for children. AmeriCorps Camp Coordinators complete 300 hours of service and receive a $1,175 Education Award.
Rhode Island Campus Compact has two opportunities for student veterans this summer with the Scholarships for Service program. Student Vets receive a $887 stipend and a $1,175 Education Award in return for 300 hours of service with a community organization. The two organizations offered are: A.) Veteran Services Coordinator – Healthy Communities Office, City of Providence, or
B.) Veteran Services Coordinator – Warwick Veteran Service Organization.
Rhode Island Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTAs are full-time AmeriCorps members who address the pressing issues facing low-income communities throughout the state with placements at institution of higher education and core urban schools. RICC AmeriCorps*VISTAs help higher education institutions align resources and build effective community partnerships in order to better respond to pressing issues facing low-income communities. In their capacity, AmeriCorps*VISTAs directly impact local communities by leveraging a variety of campus and community resources to meet identified community needs. Through their unique placements, members build resources with community-based organizations and connect them with campus resources such as student volunteers, faculty teaching service-learning courses and community Federal Work Study programs.