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Youth Program AmeriCorps

Actively Recruiting

Openings

3 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Little Rock, AR

Contact Information

Blake Tierney
(501) 374-7383
vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org

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Description

The Youth Program AmeriCorps Members will serve at Our House’s out-of-school program, called Our Club which serves 90 school age youth in grades Kindergarten-12th grade. Our Club operates every day after-school and all day during school breaks (winter break, spring break) and teacher in-service days. Our Club also operates a Summer Program for eight weeks over the summer. The Youth Program AmeriCorps Member will help to plan and implement enrichment activities for the youth, ensure the safety of all children in the program, help the youth with their homework and tutoring, and create an enriching, fun and safe environment for the youth. Serve with the teams (Orange: K-2nd, Green: 3rd-5th, Blue: 6th-12th) to improve their academic performance in school and enrich their experiences through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Life Skills, Health and Wellness, Arts, and Culture programming.

The Youth Program AmeriCorps Members will serve at Our House’s out-of-school program, called Our Club which serves 90 school age youth in grades Kindergarten-12th grade. Our Club operates every day after-school and all day during school breaks (winter break, spring break) and teacher in-service days. Our Club also operates a Summer Program for eight weeks over the summer. The Youth Program AmeriCorps Member will help to plan and implement enrichment activities for the youth, ensure the safety of all children in the program, help the youth with their homework and tutoring, and create an enriching, fun and safe environment for the youth. Serve with the teams (Orange: K-2nd, Green: 3rd-5th, Blue: 6th-12th) to improve their academic performance in school and enrich their experiences through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Life Skills, Health and Wellness, Arts, and Culture programming. Read More

Living Allowance

$1050 - $1050 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Membership to Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Little Rock; Access to Employee Assistance Program; 10 days medical leave, 10 days vacation, 5 days Life After AmeriCorps; Access to a local AmeriCorps Alums chapter and a broad network of partners, alums, and more; Training: The Members will participate in all necessary training programs, including on-site training provided by Our House staff, First Aid/CPR certification, volunteer management training, Youth Program Quality Assessment training, AmeriCorps Arkansas training sessions and opening ceremonies, and any other training sessions deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: The Youth Program AmeriCorps Member will be thoroughly committed to Our House’s mission. All candidates must enjoy working with youth, have a positive attitude and serve as a role model for the youth in the program.

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, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Recreation or Youth Center

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Blake Tierney
(501) 374-7383
vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org

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