Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.
A broad range of activities in a variety of service agencies. Examples of activities that corps members would complete on a day to day basis might include case management and health and nutrition education.
Community Need Addressed
Our positions assist the partner agencies that we work with in providing a broader range of services they would not otherwise be able to provide without our corps members. Our corps members help support agencies that address community needs including homelessness, refugee services and food security.
Our corps members finish a year of service with a broader understanding of social issues and a stronger sense of self. Agencies that corps members are placed at will increase their capacity to address needs such as community and non-profit development, homelessness, and refugee services.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend
Corps members receive group therapy, vocational discernment, spiritual direction, and other self-awareness building opportunities.
College Degree, GED/High School Diploma
Skills you will gain
Self awareness, communication, leadership, leading small groups, public speaking
Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Turn taking
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Derive consensus, 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
Accepts responsibility, 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
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, 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