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Intermountain AmeriCorps member at the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 8, 2020 - July 15, 2021

Application Window

May 15, 2020 - August 15, 2020

Location

  • Wenatchee, WA

Listing Details

Description

With the Literacy Council, the member will:
-Respond to inquiries regarding classes, provide independent learning tools to assess and register new students, post-test students, collect feedback from students, practice strategies to keep students engaged, and teach a class for three hours per week.
-Assist with delivering volunteer tutor training, recruit volunteers, support volunteers, and spread awareness of the program in the community.

With the Asset Building program, the member will:
-Develop financial literacy materials and a curriculum to be shared with members of Chelan and Douglas counties.
-Register participants and help them identify goals in relation to finances, help individuals overcome barriers to financial security such as opening a bank account, work with community members one on one, provide independent learning tools, and teach in a classroom setting.
-Promote the program in the community
-Collect data to measure financial literacy

With the Literacy Council, the member will:
-Respond to inquiries regarding classes, provide independent learning tools to assess and register new students, post-test students, collect feedback from students, practice strategies to keep students engaged, and teach a class for three hours per week.
-Assist with delivering volunteer tutor training, recruit volunteers, support volunteers, and spread awareness of the program in the community.

With the Asset Building program, the member will:
-Develop financial literacy materials and a curriculum to be shared with members of Chelan and Douglas counties.
-Register participants and help them identify goals in relation to finances, help individuals overcome barriers to financial security such as opening a bank account, work with community members one on one, provide independent learning tools, and teach in a classroom setting.
-Promote the program in the community
-Collect data to measure financial literacy
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Living Allowance

$1500 - $1500 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

At the Literacy Council, the member will receive a hands-on orientation to all aspects of the program by the program director. We will work our way through a structured checklist of orientation items already used on previous members, and aim to finish them within the first two weeks of service. The member will have ready access to support once they begin completing tasks independently.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

-Strong oral and written skills in English, including a high level of
professionalism in email and phone communication
-Sufficient knowledge of Spanish to handle routine inquiries, make phone
calls, set clear expectations, and form encouraging relationships
-Welcoming to adults with limited English and limited financial literacy
-Strong relationship-building skills
-Able to adapt to change quickly, innovate, and multi-task
-Accurate in recording data and familiar with Excel
-Able to work in a busy environment and regain focus after interruptions
-Punctual

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Local Educational Agency, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities