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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Youth Leadership Coordinator

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

November 4, 2019 - June 26, 2020

Application Window

March 21, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Location

  • Boston, MA

Contact Information

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(781) 935-2244
pgordon@socialcapitalinc.org

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Description

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 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 ─ East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
The SCI AmeriCorps member will:
Work with youth as coaches in an afterschool setting to deliver fitness, sport readiness and nutrition programming twice weekly to youth ages 8-14.
Run a weekly youth council for teens focused on developing professionalism, leadership skills, and increasing awareness of community health and social issues.
Guide youth in identifying, planning and implementing community service activities which will be geared at engaging additional community youth in meaningful activity.

REQUIREMENTS
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
Serve Full-time

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 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 ─ East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
The SCI AmeriCorps member will:
Work with youth as coaches in an afterschool setting to deliver fitness, sport readiness and nutrition programming twice weekly to youth ages 8-14.
Run a weekly youth council for teens focused on developing professionalism, leadership skills, and increasing awareness of community health and social issues.
Guide youth in identifying, planning and implementing community service activities which will be geared at engaging additional community youth in meaningful activity.

REQUIREMENTS
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
Serve Full-time
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Living Allowance

$1300 - $1300 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

BENEFITS 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

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Spanish speaking preferred, and interest in youth health and exercise.

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

18 - 110

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Local Government Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

SCI AmeriCorps Program
(781) 935-2244
pgordon@socialcapitalinc.org

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