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If you have any questions about the Service Engagement Corps please contact Nathan Mott at nmott@iupui.edu or 317-278-0914

 Service Engagement Corps (S-E Corps)

Advancing citizenship and service as critical components of higher education.


Are you a college student interested in making a difference and earning a $1,132 Education Award?


Indiana Campus Compact's Service-Engagement Corps (S-E Corps) is an AmeriCorps Education Award Only
program that will engage Indiana college students AmeriCorps service. AmeriCorps is a network of national service
programs that engage more than 75,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in
education, public safety, health, and the environment. Students who commit to completing 300 hours of service,
will be eligible to receive a $1,132 AmeriCorps Education Award. AmeriCorps Education Awards can be used to
repay qualified student loans, or to pay the cost of attending a qualified institution of higher education.

S-E Corps members will play an important role in making a difference in their communities, and gain valuable
civic and workforce skills. Through participating in the S-E Corps program, members become a part of the
AmeriCorps national service network of improving lives and strengthening communities throughout the United
States of America. The S-E Corps program will: 1. Increase the number of college students engaged in service
throughout the state of Indiana; and 2. Strengthen campus and community relationships through initiating new and
enhancing existing partnerships while fostering campus and community collaboration.

S-E Corps members will address the needs of the state of Indiana through leadership and various community
service projects, while building relationships between higher education institutions and local community
organizations. Example S-E Corps member activities include (but are not limited to):


• Recruit and coordinate additional campus and community volunteers;
• Program development support for community service and service-1earning offices;
• Assist faculty, community service and service-learning offices, and community partners in the development
of programs that will meet needs identified by community-based organizations;
• Tutor and mentor youth or coordinate after-school programs;
• Build and renovate homes for low-income families;
• Provide basic food and shelter needs; and
• Provide other services as identified by community organizations.


Member Benefits

• Education Award of $1 ,000 upon completion of 300 hours of service;
• Receive training and professional development opportunities;
• Address a state-wide need through working with youth and help increase student math performance; and
• Be a part of a national service movement, providing service to the community.


Eligibility Requirements


• Must be 17 years or older;
• Must be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident alien of the United States;
• Ability to complete 300 hours of service;
• Must be enrolled in and attend an ICC member institution;
• Knowledge and interest in working with students and diverse groups of people; and
• Proven leadership, organizational skills, and project management


For More Information about the opportunity at IUPUI: Contact Nathan Mott at (317) 278-0914 or nmott@iupui.edu
AmeriCorps Non-Discrimination Policy.' Our policy is to provide equal opportunity for all. We do not discriminate in any aspect of
employment or service because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, or any
other improper criterion.


  

 


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