Ohio History Service Corps AmeriCorps Member

Website Ohio History Connection

The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2024-2025!

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.

The Ohio History Service Corps program has two components. Click the links below for the full individual position descriptions or visit https://my.americorps.gov and search for “Ohio History Service Corps”:

Applications must be submitted via MyAmeriCorps using the above links, not through the Ohio History Connection application process.

Locations: The 2024-2025 program year begins in September with members serving in and around: Athens, Bowling Green, Canton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Lorain, Wilberforce, and Youngstown. The host sites are: Community Surveyors: City of Cincinnati and Cleveland Landmarks Commisson; Local History Members: Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green), Lorain Historical Society (Lorain), National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (Wilberforce), The National First Ladies Library & Museum (Canton), Rickenbacker Woods Foundation and Learning Center (Columbus), Southeast Ohio History Center (Athens), University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati), and Youngstown State University (Youngstown).

Duration & Benefits: Members will serve one year in full time (35-40 hr/wk) capacity from September 16, 2024 to August 31, 2025. Throughout their term, AmeriCorps members will receive:

  • Living allowance of $20,500*
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • Professional development
  • Travel reimbursements
  • Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $7,395 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

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