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AmeriCorps Family Advocacy Caseworker (August start date)

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 9, 2020 - August 7, 2021

Application Window

August 10, 2019 - July 10, 2020

Location

  • Paintsville, KY

Contact Information

Benny Mattis
(859) 339-9485
volunteer@chrisapp.org

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Position Details

AmeriCorps Family Advocacy Associate

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Description

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) AmeriCorps members commit to direct Service, intentional Community, and Spirituality/reflection in Appalachian Kentucky. Caseworkers provide short-term emergency assistance, including food, utility assistance, household goods, and clothing. Family Advocacy caseworkers are often a participant’s first contact with Christian Appalachian Project—they assess the needs, provide any necessary short-term assistance, and make appropriate referrals to other CAP programs or community agencies. In addition to the responsibilities above, this volunteer may take applications for CAP’s Housing program.

Although August is our preferred admission time, members may also begin in October, January, or June.

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) AmeriCorps members commit to direct Service, intentional Community, and Spirituality/reflection in Appalachian Kentucky. Caseworkers provide short-term emergency assistance, including food, utility assistance, household goods, and clothing. Family Advocacy caseworkers are often a participant’s first contact with Christian Appalachian Project—they assess the needs, provide any necessary short-term assistance, and make appropriate referrals to other CAP programs or community agencies. In addition to the responsibilities above, this volunteer may take applications for CAP’s Housing program.

Although August is our preferred admission time, members may also begin in October, January, or June.
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Living Allowance

$250 - $954 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

All food and housing is provided for members who choose to live in community. Stipend ("living allowance") is $125 bi-weekly for members who live in community and $477 bi-weekly for members who live independently.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Religious Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Benny Mattis
(859) 339-9485
volunteer@chrisapp.org

Hosted By

Position Details

AmeriCorps Family Advocacy Associate

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