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Program Assistant, Post-Secondary Pathways Program (AmeriCorps position)

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Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a ‘Program Assistant, Post-Secondary Pathways Program,’ to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at ‘Steps to Success,’ in Brookline from September 2021-July 2022.

Building upon the aspirations and skills of the young people we work with, the mission of Steps to Success is to enhance educational outcomes for students from low-income families in order to defeat the cycle of poverty. You can visit their website here: http://stepstosuccessbrookline.org/

The AmeriCorps Member would work with the Post-Secondary Pathways programming, beginning with students in the 4th grade, before they reach the critical middle-school years. STS students participate in grade-level programs intended to build successful habits and competencies, while also exposing them to new experiences. The AmeriCorps Member would help facilitate career development opportunities for low-income students from Brookline High School.


Qualifications:

We invite applications from individuals who are over 18 and have a college education. .


Applicants should also possess:

The willingness to spend a year in the service of others.

Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and work on a team.

U.S. citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident.

Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 11 months.


AmeriCorps Member Benefits:

  • Living Allowance: Because Notre Dame- AmeriCorps is partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service, we are able to offer our members a yearly living allowance which is distributed bi-weekly over the 11 months term. The pre-tax figure for 2021-2022 is approximately $14,300.
  • The Education Award: Upon completion of an 11 month service term, AmeriCorps members receive a taxable education award of approximately $6,300. The education award can be applied to qualified student loans or future education at a Title IV institution. To learn more about the education award and the National Service Trust, please visit AmeriCorps' page on the subject.
  • Student Loan Forbearance: Members of NDA are eligible for forbearance of federal student loans during their term of service. This means that while a member is serving, he or she does not make payments on his or her qualifying loans. In addition, the National Trust will pay the interest that accrues on the loan at the end of the term of service. For more information please visit Postponing Student Loan Payments and Getting Interest Paid
  • Optional Health Insurance: We provide optional healthcare while you serve with NDA. The health insurance is through a partnership with The Corps Network and Summit America. To learn more, visit the Summit America website.
  • Child Care: NDA members may also be eligible for child care benefits. The AmeriCorps Child Care Program covers up to the state’s local market rate for child care fees and makes payments directly to the member’s caregiver.

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a ‘Program Assistant, Post-Secondary Pathways Program,’ to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at ‘Steps to Success,’ in Brookline from September 2021-July 2022.

Building upon the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
  • End Date
    July 29, 2022
    11:59 PM EDT
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site
2 Clark Road, Brookline, MA 02445, United States

How to Apply

https://www.ndmva.org/apply/

boston@ndmva.org

https://www.ndmva.org/apply/

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

2. Submit one of the following Educational Records to boston@ndmva.org

  • Transcript from most recent college or university
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • If working on GED, please contact boston@ndmva.org

3. If selected, you will then be contacted by an NDMVA staff member for a preliminary interview.

4. Upon selection to serve, Members will be required to consent to a National Service Criminal History Check. 

https://www.ndmva.org/apply/

boston@ndmva.org

https://www.ndmva.org/apply/

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

  • AmeriCorps Application Online (Search program name "Notre…

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