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First4 AmeriCorps preschool classroom support--675 hours

Actively Recruiting

Openings

6 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 7, 2021 - June 10, 2022

Application Window

April 12, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Locations

  • Albion, ME
  • Anson, ME
  • Canaan, ME
  • Hartland, ME
  • Norridgewock, ME
  • Skowhegan, ME
  • Solon, ME
  • Waterville, ME

Contact Information

Abbie Giallombardo
(207) 861-2190
agiallombardo@kvcap.org

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First4 AmeriCorps preschool classroom support--part time

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Description

First4 AmeriCorps members will provide additional classroom support to strengthen existing trauma-informed classroom practices and strategies. These members will receive training to better understand concepts such as child development, poverty, ACEs, and trauma-informed teaching to directly support the social-emotional development of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Additionally, as a means of sustainability for such a profound and important undertaking, First4 members will also participate in the recruitment of volunteers and creation of a legacy document and process to support future volunteers and AmeriCorps members.

First4 AmeriCorps members will provide additional classroom support to strengthen existing trauma-informed classroom practices and strategies. These members will receive training to better understand concepts such as child development, poverty, ACEs, and trauma-informed teaching to directly support the social-emotional development of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Additionally, as a means of sustainability for such a profound and important undertaking, First4 members will also participate in the recruitment of volunteers and creation of a legacy document and process to support future volunteers and AmeriCorps members.
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Living Allowance

$400 - $600 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

**School vacations (5 weeks) as well as all federal holidays off -- both are accounted for in calculation of hours so that a member is able to complete their hours within the calssroom's calendar year **Members receive various and relevant training to support their service as well as life after AmeriCorps: CPR/First Aid certification, Mandated Reporter certification, FEMA National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) certification, DEI and child development training, as well as a thorough professional development in trauma-responsive approaches such as Conscious Discipline. **Additionally, ALL members will be provided with Member Assistance Program support, which includes: -24/7 toll-free telephonic access to services for members -Unlimited in-the-moment telephonic counseling services with master’s degree-level counselors -Mobile app with resources and appointment scheduling access -Text/Chat Counseling & Coaching -Video Counseling & Coaching -Medical Advocacy -Financial and Legal Assistance (30-minute consultations) -Life Coaching -Personal Concierge for Everyday Needs -Work/Life Resources & Referrals

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

desired but not required: experience with young children & knowledge of child development

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

17 - 90

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

20

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Abbie Giallombardo
(207) 861-2190
agiallombardo@kvcap.org

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First4 AmeriCorps preschool classroom support--part time

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