The TRAILS Day Program at Tierra Village provides adults with developmental disabilities with life-skills education and practice through recreation/adventure, self-expression through the arts, and community involvement. The full time/40-hour per week AmeriCorps Service Member assigned to this position will serve all aspects of TRAILS and Tierra Village, with an emphasis on expanding participants’ opportunities for greater health and well-being through education/awareness, hands-on learning, community involvement, and preventative interventions.
This AmeriCorps Service Member assigned to TRAILS will be accountable to the participants of a community day program for adults with developmental disabilities; responsible for collaborating with regard to all aspects (inside and outside) of the successful operation of TRAILS programs, including the participants’ ongoing learning, health and wellness, and contribution to community. The AmeriCorps Volunteer will support, facilitate and advocate alongside participants to ensure their opportunity to enjoy self-directed lives in a collaborative and supportive learning environment.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
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