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🔗Ohio History Service Corps AmeriCorps Member

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Columbus, OH
  • 20250 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2023-2024!
  • Job Qualifications:

    Qualifications: Members preferably have a college degree or similar level of experience and a passion for history, public history, museum studies, anthropology, other humanities, library sciences, historic preservation/architectural history, education, or related fields. Some event planning, community development, heritage tourism, and/or museums experience a plus but not required.

    Travel: Statewide and local travel is required. Members will travel to Columbus 5-6 times per year for training, as well as traveling to outreach or survey sites as often as several times per week. Members must be able to provide their own transportation. A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle are highly recommended. All non-commute mileage will be reimbursed.

  • How to Apply:

    Applications must be submitted through MyAmeriCorps (https://my.americorps.gov, search “Ohio History Service Corps”). Applicants will be required to set up a profile on the website. All fields are required. Paper or email applications will not be accepted.

    The Ohio History Service Corps program has two components. Click the links below for the full individual position descriptions and to apply:

    Local History Members

    Community Surveyor Members

  • Application URL: http://www.ohiohistory.org/americorps

Website Ohio History Connection

Established in 2010, Ohio History Service Corps (OHSC) members provide service to Ohioans and their local history communities through collections management projects, strategic planning, community engagement, historic site survey, programming, and other capacity-building initiatives. Members provide coaching, assistance, and help organizations become more effective and sustainable. Members also assist communities take the first step in historic preservation through their completion of historic structure surveys.

Locations: The 2023-2024 program year begins in September with members serving in and around: Athens, Columbus, Lorain, Newark, Oberlin, Portsmouth, Warren, and Wilberforce. The host sites are: Community Surveyors: Ohio Department of Natural Resources; Local History Members: The Dawes Arboretum, Lorain Historical Society, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Oberlin Heritage Center, Rickenbacker Woods Foundation, Shawnee State University, Southeast Ohio History Center and Trumbull County Historical Society.

Duration & Benefits: Members will serve one year in full time (35-40 hr/wk) capacity from September 13, 2023 to August 31, 2024. Throughout their term, AmeriCorps members will receive:

·        Living allowance

·        Health insurance

·        Professional development

·        Travel reimbursements

·        Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $6,895 upon successful completion of 1700 hours of service

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