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Java Joy Program Leader

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 4, 2019 - August 5, 2020

Application Window

March 13, 2019 - August 28, 2019

Locations

  • Athens, GA
  • Watkinsville, GA

Contact Information

Ashley Hilmer
(706) 769-9333
ashley@extraspecialpeople.com

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Description

The Java Joy Program Leaders will work with ESP's program Java Joy. Java Joy is a job skills training to empower adults with disabilities to gain confidence, learn job applicable skills, and advance their abilities. Java Joy is mobile coffee cart, employed by our adults with disabilities, and rented by local companies as a fee for service. Our adults, or “Joyristas,” prepare and serve coffee, baked goods, and transformative joy.

In fulfilling the objectives of Java Joy, the Java Joy Program Leaders will: create and implement job skills training for all Joyristas, encourage and assist all Java Joy members to find creative ways to appreciate and work with their disability, monitor individualized work plans and recreational goals for each Joyrista, serve as site managers of all Java Joy community events, ensure all work sites maintain a safe, clean, friendly environment for both Java Joy staff and community members, assist in the promotion of Java Joy, planning and implementing Java Joy events, and fulfilling the objectives of the program.

All interested applicants must:

1. Apply to serve through the CNCS portal, MyAmeriCorps, at
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=75689&fromSearch=true

2. Submit a cover letter and resume to americorps@extraspecialpeople.com

The Java Joy Program Leaders will work with ESP's program Java Joy. Java Joy is a job skills training to empower adults with disabilities to gain confidence, learn job applicable skills, and advance their abilities. Java Joy is mobile coffee cart, employed by our adults with disabilities, and rented by local companies as a fee for service. Our adults, or “Joyristas,” prepare and serve coffee, baked goods, and transformative joy.

In fulfilling the objectives of Java Joy, the Java Joy Program Leaders will: create and implement job skills training for all Joyristas, encourage and assist all Java Joy members to find creative ways to appreciate and work with their disability, monitor individualized work plans and recreational goals for each Joyrista, serve as site managers of all Java Joy community events, ensure all work sites maintain a safe, clean, friendly environment for both Java Joy staff and community members, assist in the promotion of Java Joy, planning and implementing Java Joy events, and fulfilling the objectives of the program.

All interested applicants must:

1. Apply to serve through the CNCS portal, MyAmeriCorps, at
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=75689&fromSearch=true

2. Submit a cover letter and resume to americorps@extraspecialpeople.com
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Living Allowance

$1166 - $1166 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Training

Additional Benefits

ESP will provide RENT-FREE HOUSING at our camp property, Camp Hooray, for all members. Members also receive: a) the Segal Education Award equivalent to the Pell Grant ($6,095) upon successful completion of service term which can be used to pay educational costs at eligible post-secondary educational institutions as well as to repay qualified student loans, b) a Leadership Development Program, c) CPR & First Aid Certification, d) a Health Insurance Coverage if needed (members may decline coverage), and e) Daycare assistance, if eligible.

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Disability Services Organization, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Ashley Hilmer
(706) 769-9333
ashley@extraspecialpeople.com

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