Partnerships for Student Achievement - Americorps

Washington and Yamhill Counties


Partnerships for Student Achievement

PSA Objectives and Member Activities:

AmeriCorps members serve full-time (1700 hours) in K-12 schools throughout Washington & Yamhill Counties. While activities vary from school to school, all placements include:

  • Tutoring and mentoring for low-achieving and at-risk students in math and/or reading
  • Developing, implementing and/or leading extended day activities (recreation, academic enrichment, and tutorial activities)
  • Recruiting and coordinating community and parent volunteers in the school
  • Specialized Projects can include parent engagement, equity work, or other school based initiatives.
  • Participating in monthly team-based service projects in Washington County

 Member Benefits:

  • $1,272/month living allowance (up to $13,992 subject to income tax)
  • $6,095 Education Award at the conclusion of the service hour requirement. It can be used to pay off existing qualified student loans, or pay tuition for continuing education (It is subject to income taxes)
  • Forbearance from qualified outstanding student loans during service 
  • Basic health care 
  • Graduate credits (4) from Pacific University’s School of Education
  • Childcare (if eligible)

Intangible benefits include:

  • Knowledge that you have made a difference for children and youth
  • The satisfaction that comes from serving your community and your country
  • The opportunity to work and learn with education professionals on some of the most pressing problems in education today

Positions available for the 2019-2020 school year (August 2019 start)    

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Application Information: Jeri Lerwick, Program Director 503-359-8110 ext. 4537

This program is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation or religion. Qualified individuals with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals and conduct all activities in fully accessible settings. Alternative formats available upon request by contacting

Closing Date: 
Monday, 8 July 2019