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AmeriCorps Member at TOGETHER! For Youth

AmeriCorps of Chelan Douglas Community Action Council
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Hope Squad is a school-based peer-to-peer suicide prevention program that helps students and staff recognize other students who are struggling, in order to provide them with the help they need.

Service Activities

Coordinate: work to bring Hope Squad into several schools in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties
Facilitate training of identified school staff and students from Hope Squad facilitators/trainers.
Communicate: with all partners that are involved in the planning and implementation process of Hope Squad. Report to Executive Director. A detailed description of activities
The AmeriCorps member will work with middle and high school students and their Hope Squad advisors within Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties.

Community Need Addressed

Engage & mobilize families, schools, and the community to advance the health safety & success of our youth.

Position Outcomes

Prevent substance use, bullying, violence, crime, and suicide for those under the age of 18. We partner with school districts, individual schools, and a diverse range of community organizations to provide a spectrum of programs to students from Kindergarten through 12th grade.


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

Skills you will gain

Increased knowledge to prevent substance use, bullying, violence, crime, and suicide for those under the age of 18.

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
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel
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
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
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, 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
  • Focus Areas Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Community-based Nonprofit
  • Weekly Training Hours 5

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