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Book Harvest Program Assistant

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 16, 2024 - June 30, 2025

Application Window

January 18, 2024 - June 1, 2024

Location

  • Durham, NC

Contact Information

Christina Balderson
(919) 442-2568
recruiting@johnsonservicecorps.org

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Position Details

Johnson Service Corps

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Description

Position Description: JSC Fellows working with Book Harvest will provide programmatic, administrative, and event support for the organization. This is a 32 hour a week position with occasional evening and weekend commitments.

How Position Furthers Organization’s Mission: Book Harvest provides an abundance of books and ongoing literacy support to families and their children from birth and serves as a model for communities committed to ensuring that children are lifelong readers and learners. They believe that reading, learning, and access to information are considered rights, not privileges, so that all children thrive.

Johnson Service Corps is a diverse, ecumenical community of young adults ages 21 to 28 dedicated to service and justice in Durham, NC. The year starts mid-August and goes through June; it is steeped in volunteer service, professional development, vocational discernment, justice training, intentional community living, and spiritual formation. You volunteer 32 hours a week at various nonprofit organizations throughout the Triangle area. In addition, we provide housing, a shared grocery budget, group counseling, spiritual retreats, health insurance, mentorship, a monthly stipend ($500/a month), and a completion bonus ($1000 at the end of the program year).

Position Description: JSC Fellows working with Book Harvest will provide programmatic, administrative, and event support for the organization. This is a 32 hour a week position with occasional evening and weekend commitments.

How Position Furthers Organization’s Mission: Book Harvest provides an abundance of books and ongoing literacy support to families and their children from birth and serves as a model for communities committed to ensuring that children are lifelong readers and learners. They believe that reading, learning, and access to information are considered rights, not privileges, so that all children thrive.

Johnson Service Corps is a diverse, ecumenical community of young adults ages 21 to 28 dedicated to service and justice in Durham, NC. The year starts mid-August and goes through June; it is steeped in volunteer service, professional development, vocational discernment, justice training, intentional community living, and spiritual formation. You volunteer 32 hours a week at various nonprofit organizations throughout the Triangle area. In addition, we provide housing, a shared grocery budget, group counseling, spiritual retreats, health insurance, mentorship, a monthly stipend ($500/a month), and a completion bonus ($1000 at the end of the program year).
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Living Allowance

$542 - $542 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend

Additional Benefits

Mission The mission of Johnson Service Corps is to develop young-adult servant leaders through participation in a year of social justice engagement, intentional community living, servant leadership training, and spiritual formation. Vision The vision of Johnson Service Corps is to offer transformative opportunities for young adults to re-imagine vocational discernment and pursue a life-long journey of community engagement sustained by spiritual practice. Johnson Service Corps is a diverse, ecumenical community of young adults ages 21 to 28 dedicated to service and justice in Durham, NC. The year starts mid-August and goes through June; it is steeped in volunteer service, professional development, vocational discernment, justice training, intentional community living, and spiritual formation. You volunteer 32 hours a week at various nonprofit organizations throughout the Triangle area. In addition, we provide housing, a shared grocery budget, group counseling, spiritual retreats, health insurance, mentorship, a monthly stipend ($500/a month), and a completion bonus ($1000 at the end of the program year).

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 28

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

32

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Early Childhood Program, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Christina Balderson
(919) 442-2568
recruiting@johnsonservicecorps.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Johnson Service Corps

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