AMERICORPS members serving with the Immigrant Workforce and Economic Empowerment AmeriCorps Program provide a range of direct services to economically disadvantaged individuals including one-on-one tutoring and workshops on financial education (household budget, banking, saving for a goal, credit score management, etc.) and job advancement (resume writing, work ethic, etc.) The members will conduct outreach activities to facilitate the program target population register to participate in the program.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance
Members may apply for the child-care allowance.
A living allowance will be paid bi-weekly directly.
Individuals may be eligible to have the repayment of their qualified student loans postponed while serving. This postponement is called forbearance. While interest may continue to accrue during your service if you successfully complete the term of service the National Service Trust will pay all or a portion of the qualified loan's interest that accrued during your service. Most federally-guaranteed student loans are eligible for forbearance.
College Degree, Credential or Certification
Less than High School Completed
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Ability to perform all of the duties outlined above.
U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident (recently naturalized citizens are encouraged to apply).
At least 17 years old.
Pass a national service criminal history check of the national sex-offender registry, state repository checks (Pennsylvania and state of residence), and FBI fingerprint check, before starting national service.
Express commitment to complete one year of National Service.
COVID-19 vaccination: CASA has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy (1st and 2nd dose) effective July 1, 2021 requiring COVID-19 vaccination(s) for all employees and prospective employees, AmeriCorps members, and paid or non-paid internships. In accordance with CASA's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees, AmeriCorps members and interns, and their families, CASA members and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations. In making this decision, the executive leadership team reviewed recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and local health officials. All prospective employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or appropriate medical/religious accommodation documentation prior to the first day of employment with CASA. AmeriCorps member candidates will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (1st and 2nd dose) or appropriate medical/religious accommodation documentation at the time of presenting proof of citizenship and SSN eligibility
English, Creole, French, Spanish
Subject to criminal background check