First4 AmeriCorps members will provide additional classroom support to strengthen existing trauma-informed classroom practices and strategies. These 5 reduced full-time (1200 hour) members will receive training to better understand concepts such as child development, poverty, ACEs, and trauma-informed teaching to 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.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
desired but not required: experience with young children and/or child development; educational experience
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check