Rural Music Facilitator

Deadline August 05, 2022

Love sharing music with youth? Come join our team!

Rural communities across Oregon, such as Condon, Dufur, Falls City, Fossil, Madras, Monument, Mitchell, and Wolf Creek, Oregon.

Summary of Position:
Ethos’ AmeriCorps Rural Outreach Program (ROP) Music Facilitators will primarily be responsible for teaching music to school aged youth during and after school four to five days per week in target communities that would not otherwise have music programming. ROP members will live in the communities and assist in training and supervising local volunteers. Ethos is currently seeking to fill Full-Time positions (1700 hours over 11 months) and Half-Time positions (900 hours over 6 or 11 months) for the 2022-23 school year. All positions report to the Rural Outreach Program Director. Degrees in Music or Education are preferred but not required.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Teach general music classes to pre-kindergarten through sixth grade students.
2. Teach elective music courses at the middle and high school level.
3. Organize and/or teach after-school individual and/or group instrument or vocal lessons.
4. Recruit and train community members to be volunteer teaching assistants.
5. Encourage and track youth, volunteer, and parent involvement in all activities.
6. Attend Ethos and AmeriCorps sponsored orientations, training, and meetings.
7. Complete and submit in a timely manner all Ethos and AmeriCorps required reports and time sheets.
8. Complete 1700 hours of service over 11 months (full) – or – complete 900 hours of service over 11 months (half).

Additional Responsibilities:
1. Organize student performances, community music events, and community classes in each town.
2. Consult with staff on recruitment and long-term programming plans.

Required Qualifications:
1. Must have experience working with youth.
2. Must consent to and pass FBI background checks.
3. Must have reliable transportation.
4. Must apply to and be enrolled as an AmeriCorps member, with support from Ethos.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Proficiency or familiarity with an instrument or vocal music at a beginning accompanying level.
2. Strong organizational skills, creativity, resourcefulness, and self-motivation.

Pay and Benefits:
$16,000 living allowance ($1,454.55 per month) over an 11-month term of service, as well as an education award of $6,345 upon completion of service.
Eligibility for loan forbearance.
Medical Insurance.
Child care assistance.
Monthly housing stipends and gas reimbursement.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Megan Moran, Program Director:

For more information about the Rural Outreach Program, please visit, email, or call (971) 717-6902.

For more information about AmeriCorps, please visit…/ameri…/join-americorps

Ethos, Inc. is committed to equity, inclusion and diversity in admissions, financial aid, scholarship, board membership, employment and other partnerships. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity / expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or any other personal identifiers.

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