The SCI AmeriCorps program connects youth with relationships, experiences and resources they need to succeed. Our Members support youth achievement through volunteer outreach and capacity building that provides leadership training and community service opportunities for youth.
SCI AmeriCorps is currently looking for members to fill Volunteer Outreach Coordinator (VOC) positions for a 1200 hour service commitment between November 2019 and June 2020. Since 2007, SCI AmeriCorps members have served at various host sites, who are aligned with the mission of Social Capital Inc. The VOC will develop and implement practices for effective volunteer engagement at their host sites by focusing on SCI's core values of relationship development and nurturing local social networks.
HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY ─ UMASS Dartmouth Leduc Center for Civic Engagement
The SCI AmeriCorps member will:
Increase youth service and volunteers in the region through marketing, planning, community events, and partnerships with youth-serving organizations.
Increase participation in signature days of service, youth civic leadership institutes, and volunteerism fairs.
Be responsible for SouthCoast Serves’ website/social media presence & metrics, and will coordinate information sessions at local schools and youth serving organizations.
Commitment to service of local community members with diverse backgrounds
Effective communication skills to conduct community outreach through marketing strategies and civic engagement
Strong project management and organization tools
Achieve goals within a team and independently
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Earn a $4000 federal education award on successful completion of service
Participate in professional development training
Paid a bi-weekly stipend
Eligible for free health care at a no cost premium
Receive student loan forbearance during their service commitment
Can apply for SNAP food benefits
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
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