Are you a motivated, service-minded individual looking for a more meaningful career? Then join others like you in the AmeriCorps Ambassadors of Mentoring program for a year of service!
You'll serve 1,700 hours over 11 months and learn value skills while earning 250 hours of professional development. Have ownership over significant projects and build life-long relationships with peers! Earn a stipend, an education award, a Graduate Certificate from Boston University, and healthcare and childcare benefits. Become an AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring and make a difference in your community!
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
AmeriCorps Members will receive an Graduate Certificate in Positive Youth Development and Social Equity from Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development.
College Degree, GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Twenty-three AmeriCorps Ambassadors will complete a year of service from August 2021-June 2022. These members will be placed at a host site organization to build the capacity of youth mentoring programs and organizations in the areas of match support; marketing and mentor recruitment; mentor/mentee/parent training; and program development, evaluation and start up.
BA/BS strongly preferred or equivalent experience
Experience with and/or commitment to youth development
A passion for volunteerism and community service
The desire to work with diverse people, organizations, and communities
Strong writing and editing skills
Some experience with marketing – material design, blogging, and social media preferred
Interest in nonprofit organizations and their development
Excellent organizational and communication skills
The ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proven leadership and project management abilities
Flexibility, adaptability, and a good sense of humor
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check