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Batteries Included College and Career Mentors

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**AMERICORPS SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - Participation in a program of national and community service as an AmeriCorps Member does not constitute employment and should not supplant full time income**

AmeriCorps Members are required to complete 450 – 900 hours* of service for a 9 - 12 month* commitment from September 2021 - August 2022* serving in the Las Vegas community.

*Stipend, education award, and hours vary depending on the position accepted.

The city of Las Vegas is committed to creating a diverse environment in which all social groups are represented, and that closely matches the diversity of the communities we serve. We want to ensure every applicant is treated fairly and with respect regarding race, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or disability.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss disability accommodation for those requiring application or interview support, for more information please contact Audrey Forbes at 702-229-2609.

Batteries Included (BI)

1. College and Career Mentors: Members will serve students grades 9-12 at 14 BI high schools during the after-school and out-of-school time frame to provide supplemental programming to underserved and marginalized youth. In addition, members will provide mentorship to LGBTQIA+ students to promote additional health and safety and to improve school climate for LGBTQIA+ students.

  • 900 hour positions (4 positions available)

> Service Dates: September 2021 – August 2022

> Stipend is up to $9,100 for the 12-month term ($350.00 bi-weekly)

> Education Award: $3,172.50

> Required hours: After and out of school time for 20 hours per week

> Varied hours

Benefits:

  • Living stipend up to $11,960* (distributed evenly bi-weekly)
  • Education Award up to $4,441.50* upon successful completion of program
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Member Assistance Program (ex: free counseling sessions, work/life resources & referrals, etc.)

*Dependent on position offered

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in community service and/ or social work
  • Dedication to the community, passion for service, and ability to commit to full length of service
  • Basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate online systems and email
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated, and professional
  • Ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback from supervisors and program staff
  • Excellent time management and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations from all socioeconomic backgrounds and adapt to any environment
  • Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics, and integrity

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently
  • Ability to commit to 9-12 months of service
  • At least 17 years of age by the program start date
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, or agree to obtain prior to using the education award
  • U.S. Citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States

**AMERICORPS SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - Participation in a program of national and community service as an AmeriCorps Member does not constitute employment and should not supplant full time income**

AmeriCorps Members are required to complete…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
Las Vegas, NV, USA

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