AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: $15,500 stipend for 11 month of service

Published

07/23/2018

Address

316 Huntington Avenue
232 YMC
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Description

Do you see the potential in young people? Are you passionate about building community? Are you looking to further your education and career? Serve as an AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow, where passion meets opportunity!


Support young people throughout the Commonwealth in out-of-school time programs, join a team of committed corps members passionate about creating social change, and further your education through the opportunity to pursue free coursework at Northeastern University! Find out more about the Fellowship by visiting www.masspromisefellows.org and clicking on 'Apply'!


Fellows are emerging leaders that spend a year of their lives delivering the resources that young people need to be successful in life by providing out-of-school-time opportunities for youth in grades 6-12 focused on college and career exploration and academic enrichment. During a year of AmeriCorps service, Fellows serve full-time for eleven months with non-profit organizations, schools, and state and local agencies throughout the Commonwealth. Fellows engage in monthly teambuilding and training activities as a cohort. Trainings are focused on youth development, social justice and identity, and supporting youth in out-of-school time settings. Since 1999, over 500 Fellows have mobilized community activity in a variety of ways, including:


-Designing and leading out-of-school time programs focused on academic enrichment

-Delivering college and career exploration curricula for young people

-Creating meaningful relationships with youth

-Recruiting and managing volunteers


Qualifications:

-Experience working with young people

-Excellent organizational and communication skills 

-The ability to work independently and as part of a team

-Passionate about social justice and working with diverse communities

-An interest in and commitment to national and community service 

-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

-Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

-Professional and mature

-17 years of age or older

-Must be a US Citizen, US National or Permanent Resident Alien

-Must be willing to comply with a criminal background check and FBI fingerprint check


How to apply:

Fellows are hired on a rolling basis each April-July. Visit www.masspromisefellows.org to view all position descriptions and click here to apply. All positions will be accepting applications until filled.


Benefits

For an eleven month full-time commitment and 1700 hours of AmeriCorps service Fellows receive:

A taxable living allowance of up to $15,500 • Excellent training opportunities • FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year • Loan forbearance and up to $5,920 educational award • Monthly travel allowance •Career coaching and support • Healthcare reimbursement


Start Date: August 21st, 2018

End Date: June 30th, 2019

Application Deadline: Rolling, Apply as soon as possible-all positions will be open until filled.


The Massachusetts Promise Fellowship is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve and partner with diverse organizations, and are dedicated to non-discrimination. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals with whom we are in contact are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation or expression, or veteran status. We require that all our partners make reasonable accommodations for interviews and service for any and all individuals with a permanent or temporary disability. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

Benefits

Benefits

For an eleven month full-time commitment and 1700 hours of AmeriCorps service Fellows receive:

A taxable living allowance of up to $15,500 • Excellent training opportunities • FREE courses at Northeastern University in the College of Professional Studies & discounted courses upon successfully completing the service year • Loan forbearance and up to $5,920 educational award • Monthly travel allowance •Career coaching and support • Healthcare reimbursement

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

masspromisefellows@northeastern.edu
http://www.masspromisefellows.org

How to apply:

Fellows are hired on a rolling basis each April-July. Visit www.masspromisefellows.org to view all position descriptions and click here to apply.


Open positions currently include:

-Boys & Girls Club of Brockton

-Brockton Public Schools

-Sociedad Latina



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