Education Matters and Lincoln County Schools to hire AmeriCorps members to help increase graduate rate

From Press Release

LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. — Those interested in increasing the graduation rate are encouraged to apply for AmeriCorps volunteer positions in Lincoln County.


The AmeriCorps members will work with at-risk youth within the community to focus on dropout prevention issues within Lincoln County. This is the first time these AmeriCorps positions have been available within Lincoln County Schools.


Members will be required to make a 10-month or 40-week commitment to the program. A portion of the member’s time is spent in training and in service projects.  Members are required to attend personal and professional development trainings throughout the service year.


The application deadline is September 8.  Send application, motivational statement, and references to:

Education Matters

C/O Sara Blevins

820 Madison Avenue

Huntington, WV 25704


More information is available at .For more information, contact Sara Blevins at 304-523-8929, ext. 106 or

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