Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) AmeriCorps Associates provide short-term emergency assistance, including food, utility assistance, household goods, and clothing. A significant component of this position is organizing the donation warehouse, creating supply boxes for families in crisis, and helping to load materials into participant vehicles. Family Advocacy Associates are often a participant’s first contact with CAP—they assess the needs, provide any necessary short-term assistance, and make appropriate referrals to other CAP programs or community agencies. The Associate also assists with the seasonal Christmas and School Readiness programs.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
The living allowance is $960 bi-weekly (for 100 hours AmeriCorps Members the stipend is $610 bi-weekly).
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Driver's license and good driving record.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check