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Maggie's Place AmeriCorps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

16 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024

Application Window

September 1, 2022 - April 1, 2023

Location

  • Phoenix, AZ

Contact Information

Katie Vickers
(602) 596-4996
americorps@maggiesplace.org

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Position Details

Live-In Staff at Maternity Home

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Position: Maggie’s Place Live-in AmeriCorps Member

Commitment Dates: August 1, 2023-August 31, 2024

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient.

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members spend a year living with pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness who are now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership. Due to the live-in nature of the work, this is a women-only position.

Responsibilities:

Work as a team with other AmeriCorps members and Maggie’s Place staff

Respond to emergencies, crises, and conflicts within the home

Take initiative in one of the following administrative roles in the home: House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator, or Programs Coordinator

Plan and participate in community functions including celebrations, house outings, weekly house meetings, Maggie’s Place community events, and AmeriCorps community events

Provide transportation in Maggie’s Place vehicles for moms and babies to and from Maggie’s Place Community events and requested appointments

Provide daytime and overnight house coverage which may include: responding to the phone, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving donations, assisting moms in move-ins/move-outs, and responding to the duty of the moment

Foster a home environment where all who enter feel safe, welcomed and respected

Serve as Mobility Mentors, modeling the skills and capabilities that enable moms respond adaptively to adversity and develop resiliency

Support moms in recovery from substance abuse (including opioid addiction) and provide one-on-one coaching to address risk factors common to addiction



Benefits:

Monthly living stipend

Monthly self-care stipend

Room and board

Optional health insurance

Ongoing training

Biannual AmeriCorps retreats

Vacation days

Personal time

Access to day off house

Access to community vehicles

Opportunities for individual counseling and group processing sessions

Childcare assistance, if eligible (applicable to live-out only)

Segal Education Award at the end of term of service



Qualifications:

Female-only applicants

High school diploma required

College degree or equivalent life experience preferred

Drivers license preferred

Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older

Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Flexibility/Adaptability

Emotional maturity

Resilience

Empathy

Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs

Open to growth during challenging situations



Interested applicants may apply here: maggiesplace.org/americorpsopportunities

Please direct all questions to americorps@maggiesplace.org

Position: Maggie’s Place Live-in AmeriCorps Member

Commitment Dates: August 1, 2023-August 31, 2024

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient.

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members spend a year living with pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness who are now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership. Due to the live-in nature of the work, this is a women-only position.

Responsibilities:

Work as a team with other AmeriCorps members and Maggie’s Place staff

Respond to emergencies, crises, and conflicts within the home

Take initiative in one of the following administrative roles in the home: House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator, or Programs Coordinator

Plan and participate in community functions including celebrations, house outings, weekly house meetings, Maggie’s Place community events, and AmeriCorps community events

Provide transportation in Maggie’s Place vehicles for moms and babies to and from Maggie’s Place Community events and requested appointments

Provide daytime and overnight house coverage which may include: responding to the phone, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving donations, assisting moms in move-ins/move-outs, and responding to the duty of the moment

Foster a home environment where all who enter feel safe, welcomed and respected

Serve as Mobility Mentors, modeling the skills and capabilities that enable moms respond adaptively to adversity and develop resiliency

Support moms in recovery from substance abuse (including opioid addiction) and provide one-on-one coaching to address risk factors common to addiction



Benefits:

Monthly living stipend

Monthly self-care stipend

Room and board

Optional health insurance

Ongoing training

Biannual AmeriCorps retreats

Vacation days

Personal time

Access to day off house

Access to community vehicles

Opportunities for individual counseling and group processing sessions

Childcare assistance, if eligible (applicable to live-out only)

Segal Education Award at the end of term of service



Qualifications:

Female-only applicants

High school diploma required

College degree or equivalent life experience preferred

Drivers license preferred

Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older

Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Flexibility/Adaptability

Emotional maturity

Resilience

Empathy

Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs

Open to growth during challenging situations



Interested applicants may apply here: maggiesplace.org/americorpsopportunities

Please direct all questions to americorps@maggiesplace.org
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Living Allowance

$1333 - $1333 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Monthly Stipend, Health Insurance, Room & Board, Vacation Days, Personal Retreat Days, Group and Individual Counseling options, access to company vehicles, Weekly Professional Training, Gym Membership Reimbursement, AmeriCorps Educational Award upon completion.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Katie Vickers
(602) 596-4996
americorps@maggiesplace.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Live-In Staff at Maternity Home

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