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Impact Your Community & Gain Valuable Skills with the Commonwealth Corps (Half-Time)

Actively Recruiting

Openings

2 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 16, 2019 - June 27, 2020

Application Window

June 7, 2019 - September 27, 2019

Locations

  • Andover, MA
  • Boston, MA

Contact Information

Julianne DeFilippis
(617) 542-2544
jdefilippis@mass-service.org

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Commonwealth Corps Service Internship (Half-Time)

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Description

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship program is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in direct service to strengthen communities, address critical needs, and increase volunteerism. The Commonwealth Corps provides opportunities for skill building, leadership development, and encourages and enhances a lifelong civic vocation for Corps members. Corps members provide direct service, build capacity, and recruit, organize and mobilize additional volunteers, thus building a grassroots movement of volunteers dedicated to service.

Commonwealth Corps members serve for 10.5 months in a half-time capacity* at one of 16 Host Site Partners in the areas of Economic Opportunity/Workforce Development, Education, Health & Nutrition, or Youth Development/Youth Violence Prevention.

We currently have the following half-time positions open:
Commonwealth Corps Community Program Coordinator with Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (Greater Boston; Education)

What all Corps Members have in common is a desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth. Although members connect across the Massachusetts as part of a statewide Corps, each host site has different roles and goals for its members.

For a full list of host site organizations and position descriptions please visit: bit.ly/JoinCommCorps.

*Full-time positions also available, see separate listing.

The mission of the Commonwealth Corps service internship program is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in direct service to strengthen communities, address critical needs, and increase volunteerism. The Commonwealth Corps provides opportunities for skill building, leadership development, and encourages and enhances a lifelong civic vocation for Corps members. Corps members provide direct service, build capacity, and recruit, organize and mobilize additional volunteers, thus building a grassroots movement of volunteers dedicated to service.

Commonwealth Corps members serve for 10.5 months in a half-time capacity* at one of 16 Host Site Partners in the areas of Economic Opportunity/Workforce Development, Education, Health & Nutrition, or Youth Development/Youth Violence Prevention.

We currently have the following half-time positions open:
Commonwealth Corps Community Program Coordinator with Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (Greater Boston; Education)

What all Corps Members have in common is a desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth. Although members connect across the Massachusetts as part of a statewide Corps, each host site has different roles and goals for its members.

For a full list of host site organizations and position descriptions please visit: bit.ly/JoinCommCorps.

*Full-time positions also available, see separate listing.
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Living Allowance

$750 - $750 monthly

Benefits

Stipend, Training

Additional Benefits

Half-time Commonwealth Corps members, with 750 hours of service required, receive a taxable biweekly (every other week) stipend for the time they’re actively in service of $375, up to $6,375, minus taxes and withholdings. Half-time members are also eligible, upon satisfactory completion of length of term/hours of service, for a taxable completion award (not restricted to education) up to $1,250 (minus taxes and withholdings).

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Required Qaulifications:
• Massachusetts residency and legal authorization to work in the United States
• 18 years of age or older
• Experience with or interest in volunteerism and community engagement
• Ability to balance service commitment with other family/work/school/community commitments in a sustainable way
• Site-specific qualifications detailed in their individual position descriptions

*Additional qualifications, including education level, varies for each Host Site, ranging from GED/HiSET to Bachelor's degree.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

20

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Elementary School, Local Educational Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Julianne DeFilippis
(617) 542-2544
jdefilippis@mass-service.org

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Commonwealth Corps Service Internship (Half-Time)

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