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DAWN - Dignified Advancement, Workforce Navigator

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 30, 2019 - August 3, 2020

Application Window

June 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019

Locations

  • Norristown, PA
  • Pottstown, PA

Contact Information

Tamara Pacowski-Ferrizzi
(610) 323-1888
TPacowskiFerrizzi@ywcatricountyarea.org

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Description

AmeriCorps members will work with adult learners and/or opportunity youth in a 1-on-1 settings; and by building skills and knowledge needed for adults or opportunity youth obtain and maintain employment. Each client served will have an AmeriCorps member dedicated to intake, establishing individualized goals, and creating an individualized employment plan.

AmeriCorps members will work with adult learners and/or opportunity youth in a 1-on-1 settings; and by building skills and knowledge needed for adults or opportunity youth obtain and maintain employment. Each client served will have an AmeriCorps member dedicated to intake, establishing individualized goals, and creating an individualized employment plan. Read More

Living Allowance

$1050 - $1500 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

AmeriCorps members will be provided with pre-service training prior to the start of their direct service with clients and then ongoing training (bi-weekly) member driven, AmeriCorps topic revisits, and program content. AmeriCorps members will be trained on AmeriCorps specific training including, but not limited to, prohibited and unallowed activity, service logs, life after AmeriCorps, grievance policies, hours, and expectations. Our program has an AmeriCorps member handbook that will also outline all the topics covered during training. AmeriCorps members will be trained on design and implementation procedures of the program with pre-service and ongoing training. Members will practice these procedures through simulation/practice to become confident in the program procedures. Members will also have trauma informed training, bridges out of poverty training, implicit bias training, government program training since the program’s target population falls below the federal poverty rate, may possess barriers or trauma, and may participate in government funded safety net programs. Program manager will provide a minimum of weekly contact with each member and be available for feedback or support daily via email or phone. Host site supervisors will be accessible daily, and provide training, support, answer questions, and concerns members from members. AmeriCorps members will also a signed Member service agreement that will outline responsibilities and expectations.

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

Associates Degree (AA)

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 75

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Tamara Pacowski-Ferrizzi
(610) 323-1888
TPacowskiFerrizzi@ywcatricountyarea.org

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