New American Integration Program (NAIP) AmeriCorps Member
- Job posted by AmeriCorps New American Integration Program
Details: AmeriCorps members receive a stipend in lieu of salary during their term of service.
105 Chauncy Street
Each NAIP AmeriCorps member commits to serve a minimum of 1700 hours during the eleven month service term, beginning on September 4, 2018 until August 2, 2019. NAIP AmeriCorps members receive benefits, training, and the opportunity to gain professional experience as they carry out a combination of services at their host sites. As an AmeriCorps NAIP member you will join in our vision -- for all immigrants and refugees to be empowered to fully participate in their communities’ social, economic and civic life and advocate for themselves.
According to the host organization’s service position, members will carry out a combination of the following allowable activities:
*Job Readiness and/or Job Placement Services
*Leading and assisting with English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction or group conversation circles
*Civics instruction and citizenship application assistance
*Organization of educational workshops
*Special ESOL program development projects
*Volunteer management and program development
*Community interpreter services
*Provision of other community support services, as needed
*Attend mandatory initial orientation and ongoing monthly training session
*Assist in program data collection
*Deep belief in the power and potential of immigrants and refugees in Massachusetts;
*Multilingual and multicultural preferred, with a mastery of Intermediate English or higher;
*Excellent organizational, communication, leadership and project management skills;
*Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
*Be a United States citizen, United States national or lawful permanent resident of the United States, and at least 18 years of age at time of service;
*Possess at least a high school diploma or its equivalent;
*Be willing to undergo a criminal background check.
In addition to site-specific experience & training, all NAIP AmeriCorps members will receive the following program benefits:
*A living stipend of up to $13,732.00
*A Segal education award of $5,920.00 upon successful completion of service
*Healthcare and childcare assistance
*Initial and ongoing professional development training in ESOL, interpretation, citizenship, and/or human services, with professional certifications in some areas
*Regular monthly meetings to reflect on experiences, challenges, and successes with your fellow NAIP members
*Member recognition at MIRA and other NAIP partner events
*The satisfaction of seeing the results of your contribution in the community
*The opportunity to build on your passion for service, gaining valuable connections through NAIP host sites and members, MIRA and ENB staff, and the AmeriCorps networks
Level of Language Proficiency
Language requirements vary by host site - multilingual individuals are strongly encouraged to apply!
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Submit a resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may download the application, review a complete list of all available positions, and read more about our program on the MIRA website here: http://miracoalition.org/apply-to-naip-americorps
MEMBER SELECTION PROCESS
Applications to become a NAIP AmeriCorps member will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program's start, or until all positions are filled. The priority deadline is June 1, 2018.
The MIRA Coalition will review AmeriCorps member applications to determine best potential matches with host sites' needs. Applications will be evaluated based on experience, commitment to service, and community involvement.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
NAIP does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ability, sex, secular preference, sexual orientation, marital status, age, political affiliation or religion, in accordance with the non-discrimination requirements of applicable statutes. NAIP is committed to seeking individuals with disabilities to serve as AmeriCorps members.
If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodation for the application and/or interview process of the NAIP AmeriCorps program, please contact:
(TEL) 617-350-5480 Ext 216 or 227
NOTE: NAIP is an important, eleven-month commitment. If you are applying until “something else comes along,” please do not submit an application. If a member enrolls in this program and does not fulfill their total hours commitment, this member forfeits their educational award and jeopardizes their ability to participate in any AmeriCorps programs in the future.