The Ohio History Connection seeks applicants for AmeriCorps, Ohio History Service Corps.

The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2021-2022!

Established in 2010, Ohio History Service Corps members provide service to Ohioans and their local history communities through collections management projects, strategic planning, historic site survey, programming, and other capacity-building initiatives. Members provide coaching, assistance, and to help organizations become more effective and sustainable. With the assistance of Ohio History Service Corps members, organizations increase their knowledge of the public history field’s standards and best practices by creating new programs, policies, and procedures that meet those standards. Members also assist communities take the first step in historic preservation through their completion of historic structure surveys.

Locations: The 2021-2022 program year begins in September with members serving in, and around: Athens, Bellefontaine, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Lorain, Oberlin, Portsmouth, Warren, Wilberforce and Youngstown areas.

Duration & Benefits: Members will serve one year in full time (35-40 hr/wk) capacity from September 13, 2021 to August 31, 2022. Throughout their term, AmeriCorps members will receive:

  • Living allowance of $15,100
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • SNAP benefits, if eligible
  • Professional development
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $6,195 upon successful completion of 1700 hours of service

For more information: Visit the Ohio History Connection website www.ohiohistory.org/americorps to find out more. For questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Salary range: $15,100 living allowance, Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $6,195 upon successful completion of 1700 hours of service

Job classification: Full-time, temporary

To apply: The Ohio History Service Corps program has two components. Click the links below for the full individual position descriptions or visit https://americorps.gov and search for “Ohio History Service Corps”: Local History Members; Community Surveyor Members. Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2021.

Posted: April 23, 2021

Deadline: August 15, 2021

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