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AmeriCorps Site Director

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KID POWER , Inc. | Washington, DC
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Published 12 days ago

This is an AmeriCorps position. To learn more about AmeriCorps, please visit the website here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-programs/americorps-network

Serve with AmeriCorps and impact the lives of students in DC!


Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in under-served communities throughout the District of Columbia. Kid Power embraces youth voice and believes that every young person can become an informed and engaged advocate for change in their own lives and in their communities.


Kid Power provides daily after-school and summer programs to approximately 425 youth. Programs are designed to help youth achieve success in school, meaningful civic engagement, healthy behaviors, and successful transitions into adulthood


Core Responsibilities: Under the supervision of Kid Power's Program Director, he/she will ensure program quality, curriculum development, recruiting program volunteers, maintaining and tracking program outcome and bench-marking data, helping with communication with parents, teachers, and partners, and working directly with youth each day.

  • Maintain and develop curriculum in coordination with the Assistant Program Director
  • Create and distribute weekly lesson plans and schedules to after-school teaching staff
  • Recruit at least 30 volunteers during the program year and create new and sustainable volunteer databases
  • Plan and help facilitate volunteer training workshops
  • Research opportunities and resources to bring to partner schools for the benefit of the students that the organization serves
  • Help organize youth and family events, such as community service activities, field trips, family engagement nights, etc.
  • Maintain and report accurate participant and volunteer data
  • Form and maintain positive professional relationships with school staff
  • Help ensure smooth daily operations at school sites
  • Work directly with Kid Power students and help lead activities during after-school and summer programs
  • Commit to serving with AmeriCorps for a full service year (1700 of hours)

Serve with AmeriCorps and impact the lives of students in DC!


Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in under-served communities…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Benefits

For a Full-Year Member:

  • $16,600 annual taxable stipend + FICA
  • $50/month travel stipend
  • $150/month towards health insurance
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award which can be used towards student loans and/or to help finance higher education pursuits upon successful completion of service. (2018 amount $5,645)
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment available.
  • Gain skills and valuable experience to prepare you for a career after-service. 
  • Make an impact in under-served communities!


Kid Power complies with all applicable state and federal rules and regulations which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.

For a Full-Year Member:

  • $16,600 annual taxable stipend + FICA
  • $50/month travel stipend
  • $150/month towards health insurance
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award which can be used towards…

Level of Language Proficiency

English required, Spanish or French a plus

English required, Spanish or French a plus

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@kidpowerdc.org with the position name " AmeriCorps Site Director" in the subject box. Upon receipt, additional application materials will be sent to eligible applicants. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@kidpowerdc.org with the position name " AmeriCorps Site Director" in the subject box. Upon receipt, additional application materials will be…

Location

755 8th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

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