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AmeriCorps Member at The Community for the Advancement of Family Education (CAFE)

AmeriCorps of Chelan Douglas Community Action Council
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Our AmeriCorps members will help us better serve the south end community through volunteer recruitment and engagement. We are a 501(c)(3) with a focus on civic engagement, family literacy, and leadership development.

Service Activities

Volunteer recruitment and engagement
Maintain the database
Tabling events
Scheduling events

Community Need Addressed

Coordinate outreach and volunteer recruitment strategies to reach underrepresented and migrant populations in the Wenatchee Valley.

Position Outcomes

Advance family and community growth through education. Serve our culturally diverse community by providing opportunities in leadership, civic and social engagement, literacy development, and academic advancement.


Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

1. Tuesday Technology Trainings based on the needs of the member and agency (excel, Canva, google docs) 2, Goal setting and project planning 3. Strategies and best practices for tutoring students of all ages (assessments and curriculum) 4. Community organizing

Education Benefits

College Degree

Skills you will gain

Mentoring, Community Engagement, Time Management,

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Effectively delegate tasks, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Community & Nonprofit Development
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual and Team Placements
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization
  • Weekly Training Hours 5

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