The Education Alliance is working to improve student’s attendance, behavior and course performance through its AmeriCorps Mentor program. Through this program, AmeriCorps members provide a mentor-based intervention to at-risk students in grades 3-12. The program has track record of success with 62% of students improving in attendance, 75% of students improving in behavior, and 68% improving in course performance. Below is a list of program benefits and requirements for participation.
- Paid volunteers who will each serve 675 hours in a local school
- Trained mentors to work with at-risk students
- Evidence-based program that is proven to improve students attendance, behavior and course performance
- Program evaluation conducted by third-party evaluator
- $2,417 toward college, graduate school or to pay back qualified student loans
- $5,000 living stipend
- Training opportunities and personal development
- Provide a financial contribution of $2,000 per AmeriCorps member per year
- Provide a Coordinator to administer the program on a county level
- Provide Site Supervisors to oversee the member’s day to day activities
- Recruit volunteers to serve as AmeriCorps members
- Meet all data collection requirements within the time frame set
Please complete the questions below to apply to host an AmeriCorps Mentor.