New American Integration Program (NAIP) AmeriCorps Member

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: AmeriCorps members receive a stipend in lieu of salary during their term of service.

Published

08/30/2018

Application Deadline

09/24/2018

Address

105 Chauncy Street
Suite 901
Boston
MA
02111
United States

Description

This position is one of several 11-month, full-time AmeriCorps opportunities to serve in the 2018-2019 New American Integration Program (NAIP) cohort. For a complete list of all available positions through NAIP, please visit the MIRA website: http://miracoalition.org/apply-to-naip-americorps


Positions will continue to be filled on a rolling basis until October 5, so apply ASAP! The application window will officially close on September 24, 2018.


HOW TO APPLY

(1) Download the general application here: http://bit.ly/serveNAIP1819

(2) Submit your resume and application via e-mail to naip@miracoalition.org. Please indicate if you are interested in a specific position.


NAIP AmeriCorps members commits to serve a minimum of 1700 hours at their host sites during the eleven-month service term. NAIP AmeriCorps members receive a stipend, benefits, training, and the opportunity to gain professional experience as they carry out a combination of services. 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.


MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES


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


MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS


*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.

Benefits

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!

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

naip@miracoalition.org
http://bit.ly/serveNAIP1819

(1) Download the general application here: http://bit.ly/serveNAIP1819

(2) Submit your resume and application via e-mail to naip@miracoalition.org. Please indicate if you are interested in a specific position.


Positions will continue to be filled on a rolling basis until October 5, so apply ASAP! The application window will officially close on September 24, 2018.


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: 


(Email) naip@miracoalition.org 

(TEL) 617-350-5480 Ext 216 or 227

(Fax) 617-350-5499


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.


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