The Oberlin Heritage Center has been approved to take part in the Ohio History Service Corps / AmeriCorps program for another year! This program was launched in 2010 by the Ohio History Connection (formerly Ohio Historical Society), Serve Ohio, and AmeriCorps. Since then, members have assisted with numerous local history projects, including new tours, youth programs, research, publications, newsletters, volunteer recruiting, and more.
The Oberlin Heritage Center will a host full-time AmeriCorps member from September 2014 to August 2015. An AmeriCorps member receives an annual stipend, health insurance, and, if required service hours are completed, an Educational Award that can be used towards college, graduate school, or paying off existing school loans.
For details or to apply for the position, contact Amy Rohmiller at the Ohio History Connection. Email. Phone: 614-297-2609. Applications are due by August 15, 2014.