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Marshfield Clinic Health System AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin

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MCHS AmeriCorps Volunteer Program

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AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities 
to spend a year of their life serving others. Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach is
a national service grantee that places individuals with afterschool host sites across

Northwestern, WI.
 
MCHS AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin ~ Program Description:
This program places individuals with nonprofit organizations across Wisconsin to build and
strengthen volunteer programs. Individuals will receive focused training in volunteer
management then assist with such tasks as: recruiting, training and supervising volunteers;
creating volunteer handbooks, application forms, and brochures; writing position
descriptions; updating website content and coordinating social media; and other (non-volunteer)

tasks specific to the mission of the nonprofit.

Members will work with the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition in partnering with
the community to reduce and prevent alcohol, tobacco, and drug use, enhance traffic
safety, and promote healthy choices.


Period of Service: Monday, September 11, 2018 – August 31, 2019.
(End date is negotiable)


Benefits:

$528.15 (gross before taxes) bi-weekly payroll for term of service

Health & Dental Insurance – option to enroll with premium paid in full for member only

Childcare assistance (if qualified)

$5,920 education award upon successful completion of the term of service

Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving. (taxable)

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Work Experience and the development of highly sought job skills
(initiative, interpersonal and intercultural communication,
adaptability, collaboration and accountability)

 
Required Orientation & Training (expenses covered):
September 11 - 14, 2018 and January 2-4, 2019


What it means to serve in AmeriCorps Applicants must be willing to serve for the
duration of the term of service (1700 hours minimum), averaging approximately
35-40 hours a week. Members must also be able to handle the financial
commitment made by accepting the position. Applicants must be 19 years of age by

September 11, 2018, possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED, and agree
to and pass a criminal and Department of Motor Vehicles background checks.


How do I apply? – Click here for an application in MS WORD or PDF

Mail to: Couleecap Attn: Natalie Carlisle 217 N. Black River Street Sparta, WI 54656

Applications must be received by August 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm

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