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 Youth Leadership Coordinator (YLC) positions for a 900-hour or 1200-hour service period 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 YLC will serve as leaders to a youth council, increase the capacity of host sites to implement social capital building, youth engagement and community service-learning as strategies to achieve high educational outcomes.
HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY ─ Maverick Landing Community Services
The SCI AmeriCorps member will:
Organize and run STEAM-related afterschool activities in the Maker Space for students aged 7-12 years old
Engage Maverick Maker teen students in community service-learning activities, including visits to local partner sites: Harbor Keepers, East Boston Community Soup Kitchen, and Eastie Farm
Create roles for parents to volunteer and engage in their child's educational development.
Plan community outreach events including career & resource fairs, Eastie Serves, & the Maverick Community Connector
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, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Earn up to $4250 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
Matching institutions for the ed award:
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Bilingual communication skills a plus.
Knowledge of the community served a plus.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
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