Ohio History Service Corps AmeriCorps Member

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Ohio

Website Ohio History Connection

The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2023-2024!

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 of $20,250*

·        Health insurance

·        Childcare assistance, if eligible

·        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 www.ohiohistory.org/americorps to find out more. For questions, please contact us at americorps@ohiohistory.org


To apply for this job please visit www.ohiohistory.org.