Current Opportunities

We are looking to expand our team!

Are you a motivated individual with a passion for service? Check out our position openings for Kentucky Campus Compact, National Campus Compact, and our extended network.


Kentucky Campus Compact – Open Positions

Below are the open positions for our KyCC programs: VISTA, KCC, and KAA. Feel free to explore this website to learn about all three.

Through AmeriCorps VISTA, Kentucky Campus Compact is able to place over 50 VISTA members with educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in Kentucky.

KyCC VISTA members achieve the AmeriCorps anti-poverty goals through indirect service activities in the areas of economic development and opportunity, organizational capacity building, Pre-K to Post-Secondary educational programming, nutritional and community health awareness, leadership development, and assisting veteran and military families.

Current Opportunities:

To learn more about current openings in the KyCC VISTA Program, please reach out to Hanna Gabbard, KyCC VISTA Program Manager, at hanna.gabbard {at} kycompact(.)org.

Kentucky Campus Compact (KyCC) is a proud sponsor of an AmeriCorps program entitled Kentucky College Coaches (KCC). KCC has two components. 

  1. The College Access component places AmeriCorps members in high schools and area technology centers to help students successfully complete high school with a postsecondary plan. These members serve in a full-time capacity August-May with an option of serving in June and July.  (Please see our Kentucky College Coaches at High Schools for current openings.)
  2. The Student Success component places AmeriCorps members in colleges and universities to help increase the capacity for institutions to help students persist and graduate. These members serve in both full-time and part-time capacities and must complete their service between August 1-July 31. 

Current Student Success Opportunities:

To learn more about these positions, contact Mindy Wilson, AmeriCorps Program Manager.

Position Description:
Kentucky College Coaches is a statewide AmeriCorps program that places mentors in both secondary and post-secondary schools to support college access and student success. These AmeriCorps service members are tasked with acting as coaches to selected students, helping them be successful in all aspects of their school career. At the high school level, the student participants are encouraged to think about, apply for and achieve acceptance to college or some sort of post-secondary option. This involves doing whole-school activities as well as one-on-one mentoring with core students from each grade level (9th-12th grade). At the college level, the near-peer mentors will help the students engage in the school environment, experience academic success, and graduate with their chosen post-secondary degree or certificate of completion. 

Qualifications:

  • An earned bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have organizational and customer service skills. 
  • Must have responsibility in managing multiple tasks.
  • Must pass background check.
  • AmeriCorps requires that you hold one of the following citizenship or legal residency statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), and persons legally residing within a state.

Terms and Benefits:

  • Full-time (37.5 hours/week), one-year commitment (renewable up to 4 years total)
  • Monthly living allowance of $1810 per month
  • End of service Education Award (up to $4500/year)
  • Assistance applying for healthcare, childcare, and supplemental benefits
  • Professional development training
  • College access and career prep training

Locations: 

Central Kentucky Eastern Kentucky Northern Kentucky Western Kentucky
Lincoln Co. Area Technology Center Belfry Area Technology Center Grant Co HS Union Co. HS
Scott Co. HS Newport HS
North Bullitt HS
 
 

National Campus Compact Positions

Below we will post open national positions of interest as they arise. For those interested in all of the positions available within National Campus Compact, please visit their website for the most recent listings.

Network Positions

This is where we post all openings that do not fall into one of the above categories. They aren’t necessarily involved with the state of Kentucky or AmeriCorps in general.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Complete details are at: http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/work-cep  
The Civic Education Project (CEP), a leadership and civic engagement program at Northwestern University, is NOW HIRING exceptional staff for our Spring & Summer Service-Learning & Leadership programs.
Description/Benefits:
Lead a group of 12-18 outstanding middle or high school students from around the country in service-learning experiences at community organizations to learn from local activists, leaders and change makers.
Inspire students to develop their leadership capacity and role in making change through thoughtful reflection and dialogue about pressing social issues and promising solutions.
Expand  your knowledge and skills in service-learning facilitation and tap into a nationwide community of top tier practitioners and educators.
Online and in-person instructional, residential, and administrative positions are available to work with outstanding middle and high school students.

Living-Learning Programs at Virginia Tech is recruiting for several key positions to work with our residential colleges and living-learning communities!

Program Coordinator
Assistant Director
Associate Director
Both the assistant director and program coordinator position will be working with our residential colleges including the leadership and social change residential college. Also given the motto of the institution “Ut Prosim-that I may serve” there is typically a strong culture of community engagement that could be great if you’re looking for something a little different.
We are seeking student centered educators who are passionate about student success and excited to work within communities that integrate students’ intellectual and social lives. It is an exciting time in Living-Learning Programs at Virginia Tech and this team is going to shape the future of how students live and learn in community at Virginia Tech.
If you or colleagues have questions:
Program Coordinator & Assistant Director: Lauren Oliver, Associate Director of Living-Learning Programs, laurenoliver {at} vt(.)edu)
Associate Director: (Jamie Penven, Director of Living-Learning Programs, jpenven {at} vt(.)edu)

The Close Up Foundation (a non-partisan, non-profit civic-education organization in Washington, DC) is looking to hire recent college graduates with a strong interest in education, public policy, and government to serve as program instructors. Applications will be accepted now through the end of the school year. This is a great opportunity for young people to explore and get to know what DC is all about, especially if they are considering a career in politics or education!
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in political science, history, education, social science or related field)
Passion for working with diverse students, grades 6-12.
Interest in current public policy issues, history, politics, government and experiential education
Capable of keeping up with the intensity of the program schedule, hopping on and off buses throughout the day, preparing and leading daily program components, and coordinating the movement of a large group of students on all program activities in the Washington, D.C. area and other program locations
Benefits:
Paid 3 weeks of training and on-going professional development
Transportation subsidy
Medical, dental and life insurance
Opportunities to network on Capitol Hill and  with other D.C.-based organizations
Meals provided on all programs
Potential to travel outside the D.C. area including  Philadelphia, Williamsburg, New York City,  Florida, and Texas