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AmeriCorps at Peckham, Inc.

Peckham, Inc.
This is an AmeriCorps Opportunity.

Description

Peckham’s AmeriCorps program is a year-long service commitment; it is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable professional development at a national award-winning organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, creating inclusive cultures and building a quality workplace for employees. AmeriCorps members serving through the Economic Opportunity Coaching Program will provide individualized coaching to clients with disabilities and other barriers to employment to help them achieve and maintain economic stability. Full-time, Half-time and Quarter-time members will provide coaching to clients in the areas of financial literacy and employment-related skills. Members will provide support to clients in class, and in individual coaching sessions outside of class. Members will provide individualized coaching for clients participating in Peckham’s financial literacy classes; including budgeting, money management, credit education, identity theft & fraud, asset building, retirement planning, tax preparation and other various financial topics. Members will also provide coaching in the area of employability skills and provide resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, professional image coaching, basic adult literacy and other skill-building topics.

Benefits

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

Health coverage for Full-Time AmeriCorps members only.

Other Conditions

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

Specifics

Focus Areas

Office Activites In Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth Hands On Activites In Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth Professional Activites In Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Living Allowance

$254 - $962 monthly

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree desired.

Location Type

Rural, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Disability Services Organization

9 Openings

Currently Recruiting

I’m Interested
Application Window
Ongoing
Service Dates
October 10, 2016 - October 9, 2017
Locations
  • Charlotte, MI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Lansing, MI
Contact Information
James Madaski
jmadaski@peckham.org

Peckham, Inc.

Focus Areas
Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth
Contact Information
3510 Capital City Blvd.
, 48906
(517) 316-4000
Year Founded
1976