YOUTH EMPLOYMENT & SELF SUFFICIENCY AIDE (AmeriCorps)

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: Monthly stipend of $1,202.86 before deductions and withholding

Published

06/08/2018

Start Date

09/03/2018

Application Deadline

08/11/2018

Address

3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S
Seattle
WA
98144
United States

Description

Support immigrant & refugee youth and their families in their quest for education, employment and self-sufficiency


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Deliver Youth and Job Readiness (YJRT) curriculum to students and parents
  • Independently manage and build relationships with group of young people 
  • Assist immigrant and refugee ELL high school students with career planning
  • Guiding parents / guardians through financial literacy trainings
  • Support youth in project based learning
  • Track and report key outcomes related to Financial Literacy


Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Regular attendance at team and agency meetings
  • Ability to speak, write, and read English
  • Bachelor’s degree in social service, education or related field preferred
  • High School diploma required
  • Ability to work with Limited English speaking (LEP) youth and their families who are culturally diverse, and academically and economically disadvantaged
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based applications
  • Some weekend and evening service is required


Characteristics

  • Passion for services, ACRS’ Mission and the goal of the Youth Job Readiness Training (YJRT) Program)
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Team player, yet able to work independently
  • Comfortable leading a group of youth and parents
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Reliable and communicative
  • A willingness to step in when needs arise



Benefits

  • Basic health insurance (not including vision coverage)
  • Workers compensation coverage
  • Assistance with childcare costs if eligible
  • ORCA Light Rail Pass
  • $5,815 education award (10.5-month positions) that can be used for future schooling or to pay off existing qualified student loan debt (upon successful completion of the service term)
  • Forbearance (temporarily postponing paying off a loan) of qualified student loans during the service term
  • Payment of interest on qualified student loans that accrued during the service term
  • Gain experience in teaching and youth development
  • Work with an amazing group of young people
  • Being part of a well-established, vibrant organization that has a strong focus on social justice
  • Chance to be fully integrated into a dynamic, fun and high-functioning team


Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese) strongly preferred 


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

volunteer@acrs.org
http://www.acrs.org

TO APPLY: Complete AmeriCorps application at http://bit.ly/CYFAC2018 and submit resume to volunteer@acrs.org


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