The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2022-2023!
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”:
Locations: The 2022-2023 program year begins in September with members serving in and around: Cincinnati, Columbus, Dennison, Lorain, Portsmouth, Warren, and Wilberforce. The host sites are: Community Surveyors: City of Cincinnati; Local History Members: Cincinnati Art Museum, Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati, Lorain Historical Society, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Ohio Humanities, Rickenbacker Woods Foundation, Shawnee State University, and Trumbull County Historical Society.
Duration & Benefits: Members will serve one year in full time (35-40 hr/wk) capacity from September 12, 2022 to August 31, 2023. Throughout their term, AmeriCorps members will receive:
- Living allowance
- Health insurance
- Childcare assistance, if eligible
- Professional development
- Travel reimbursements
- Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $6,495 upon successful completion of 1700 hours of service
The Ohio History Connection is an equal opportunity employer. The Ohio History Connection does not discriminate in its employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, and veteran status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.