Work directly with elementary and middle school children within OST programs that promote social and emotional learning, enrichment experiences, and youth leadership.
• Provide support and encouragement to elders through supporting them as they decide to initiate and provide services that promote mental and physical health, nutrition, safe and secure shelter in their own homes, and recreational and enrichment opportunities
• Initiate and participate in activities to bring elders and youth together.
• Assist in community educational events to inform community members about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and engage them in activities that promote positive childhood experiences and resilience in our community and its families.
• Participate in year-long training to better provide trauma-informed care to those participating in the AmeriCorps Five to Ninety-Five activities.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
This is an opportunity to be in on the ground floor of a program bringing youth and elders together in mutually supportive and collaborative programs. AmeriCorps members will participate in program design and evaluation activities, as well as provide direct service to both age groups.
Credential or Certification
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Experience in recreational programs for middle school youth and/or elders is a plus.
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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