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Johnson Service Corps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 17, 2019 - July 30, 2020

Application Window

December 20, 2018 - March 30, 2019

Locations

  • Carrboro, NC
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Durham, NC

Contact Information

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

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Description

Internship Sites: social-justice-focused non-profit agencies

Weekly Schedule: 4 days at partner organization; 1 day in servant leadership training; intentional community time (meals, prayer/worship, meetings); and attending a spiritual community of your choice

Benefits: personal stipend ($250/mo), community food stipend, housing, health insurance

House Size: 2 houses of 5-6 corps members per house; some rooms are shared

Transportation: Public bus transportation is available; cars are allowed

Start Date: August 17, 2019
End Date: July 30, 2020

Overview
Based in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina, Johnson Service Corps invites 10 young adults to engage with an intentional and simple lifestyle while practicing social justice, community living, servant leadership, and spiritual growth. JSC is centered on the Servant Leadership values of Communion, Compassion, Co-creation, Collaboration, and Character, which we explore and practice together. We are a community that is on an inward/outward journey of servant leadership. Through the inward journey of spiritual practice, we become awakened to our unique calling to an outward journey co-creating justice, peace, beauty, and love in the world.


Partner Organizations
Corps members do meaningful work at fantastic organizations that serve and empower vulnerable members of our community. Corps members are integral to the work of these organizations and gain valuable professional skills while working 32 hrs/wk.

Internship Sites: social-justice-focused non-profit agencies

Weekly Schedule: 4 days at partner organization; 1 day in servant leadership training; intentional community time (meals, prayer/worship, meetings); and attending a spiritual community of your choice

Benefits: personal stipend ($250/mo), community food stipend, housing, health insurance

House Size: 2 houses of 5-6 corps members per house; some rooms are shared

Transportation: Public bus transportation is available; cars are allowed

Start Date: August 17, 2019
End Date: July 30, 2020

Overview
Based in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina, Johnson Service Corps invites 10 young adults to engage with an intentional and simple lifestyle while practicing social justice, community living, servant leadership, and spiritual growth. JSC is centered on the Servant Leadership values of Communion, Compassion, Co-creation, Collaboration, and Character, which we explore and practice together. We are a community that is on an inward/outward journey of servant leadership. Through the inward journey of spiritual practice, we become awakened to our unique calling to an outward journey co-creating justice, peace, beauty, and love in the world.


Partner Organizations
Corps members do meaningful work at fantastic organizations that serve and empower vulnerable members of our community. Corps members are integral to the work of these organizations and gain valuable professional skills while working 32 hrs/wk.
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Living Allowance

$250 - $250 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend

Additional Benefits

2018-19 Partner Organizations include: Anathoth Community Garden and Farm - healing divisions between neighbors and the land by growing food together in Cedar Grove, NC Center for Responsible Lending - working to ensure a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all responsible borrowers, regardless of their income Club Nova – providing meaningful work and relationships for adults with mental illness Compass Center for Women & Families – multiple self-sufficiency resources and domestic violence prevention and care East Durham Children’s Initiative – cradle to career pipeline of services in a high-poverty zone of East Durham Partners for Youth Opportunity - addresses the growing “opportunity gap” resulting from the chronic disconnection of Durham youth from economic and educational opportunities. Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice - works to continue the work and legacy of the ground-breaking civil rights activist, lawyer, educator, writer, and first African-American Episcopal priest Pauli Murray RAFI (Rural Advancement Foundation Int’l) – working with Beyond Hunger Relief on sustainable agriculture and rural poverty, and Come To The Table food and faith conference Uniting NC – building relationships with immigrants and US citizens so that all people can reach their highest potential; Code the Dream: teaching coding and computer programming to immigrants for greater job opportunities

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 28

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

35

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Museum or Nature Center, School-based Nonprofit, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

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

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