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Program recruiting volunteer mentors, tutors for students

From staff reports

Lewis-Clark State College is recruiting volunteers in North Idaho to tutor and mentor at-risk students.

The Lewis-Clark Service Corps AmeriCorps program is accepting applications for several positions through the end of July. According to a press release from the college, positions are open in North Idaho with Campfire USA and at Priest River Alternative High School, Priest River Lamanna High School, Silver Valley Alternative School, the Kootenai Juvenile Justice Program and Bonners Ferry’s Valley View Elementary.

Volunteers receive a living allowance, and full-time volunteers receive health insurance. Upon completion of service, part-time and full-time volunteers receive an education award.

Volunteers must be 17 or older, be a high school graduate or have a GED and be a citizen of the United States.

Applications are available at each site or online at

For information, call (800) 423-8239.