Monday, December 30, 2013

Recruiting for the 2014-2015 AmeriCorps term

CAC AmeriCorps will begin reviewing applications for the 2014-2015 AmeriCorps term beginning January 20, 2014.  Applications will be accepted through the AmeriCorps portal (link).  All applicants will take part in at least two interviews and be required to complete a short writing prompt.  All current positions can be found either on the right or by following the links below:

Conservation Sites

Waste Reduction Sites

Education Sites

University of Tennessee Sites

Thursday, April 18, 2013

New position available in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park!

CAC AmeriCorps will be placing one applicant to work with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park's education staff from August 7, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  The AmeriCorps member will provide educational presentation both on-site and off-site.  Please review the service description (here) for preferred requirements.

If you haven't applied, you will need to apply by following this link (here).

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

New position with CAC AmeriCorps

CAC AmeriCorps is partnering with Community Television of Knoxville (CTV) to work on a series of community multi-media projects that will focus on developing community biographies, histories, storytelling, and community outreach.  This is a great opportunity for individuals looking for a career in community organizing or journalism.  For more information read the service description (also listed under Education).

Friday, February 8, 2013

We are now accepting applications!

We have started recruiting for the 2013-2014 service term which begins August 7, 2013. A listing of our current site placements can be found in the menu on the right side of this page.  The sites are broken down into service focus to help you find your best possible fit.  If you haven't applied already and are interested, you can follow the directions on the "Hot to Apply!" link to the right.

For those of you who are interested our recruitment process is as follows.
1. Initial submission:  If you meet the criteria for service with our program we will send you an email following submission.
2. Introductory interview: Following your submission to our program, we will review your application and if you are chosen for an introductory interview you will be contacted by phone by one of our staff members to schedule a phone or in-person interview.
3. Writing sample: You will be given directions for a writing sample during your interview.  Applicants must complete this assignment satisfactorily to receive a site level interview.
4. Secondary interview: Following the submission of your writing sample, our staff will collectively review your applications, interview notes, and writing sample.  You will either be directed for a secondary interview by a site supervisor, or denied a position at this point.
5. Should you perform well in the above steps, we will offer your a position with our program.  You will have short period of time to talk it over with your friends and family before making a decision.