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AmeriCorps Member at Salvation Army Cambridge

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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Salvation Army, Cambridge Corps is seeking a full -time AmeriCorps Member to assist with their Pathway of Hope program.

The Pathway of Hope program equips families with the tools and resources needed to break the cycle of generational poverty; to reach their goals of a better future.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Identify prospective participants that appear to meet Pathway of Hope criteria.
  • Coordinate with our case manager to interview, assess, and qualify participants.
  • Develop a strategic plan-of-action for each participant and monitor their progress by meeting with them on a regular basis.

Benefits available to the AmeriCorps Member include:

  • Valuable experience
  • A bi-weekly stipend of $583
  • An education award of $6,095 for future educational expenses or repayment of student loans
  • Federal student loan forbearance while in service, with exemption from paying interest accrued during that time
  • 6 tuition-free credits at Salisbury University for completion of training course
  • Health insurance and child care reimbursement, if eligible
  • Access to AmeriCorps Alumni Network

Candidates must be available during the following hours:

Primarily weekday afternoons and early evenings. Possible Saturdays.

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • Have a strong interest in serving the community
  • Be able to relate to diverse populations
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Able to provide copy of either high school diploma, GED, or college transcript
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Be available to attend the tuition-free, AmeriCorps class at Salisbury University bi-weekly during the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Must successfully pass a comprehensive Criminal History Check, which includes FBI fingerprinting
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident alien

The member will begin on or after August 15th, 2019 and must complete 1700 hours by August 14th, 2020. 

This position is offered through a partnership with ShoreCorps, the AmeriCorps program at Salisbury University. It is contingent upon federal funding and approval of the AmeriCorps office.

To fill out an application, visit www.salisbury.edu/americorps and click on ‘Become a Member.’


Salvation Army, Cambridge Corps is seeking a full -time AmeriCorps Member to assist with their Pathway of Hope program.

The Pathway of Hope program equips families with the tools and resources needed to break the cycle of generational…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Stipend Provided

How to Apply

To fill out an application, visit www.salisbury.edu/americorps and click on ‘Become a Member.’

To fill out an application, visit www.salisbury.edu/americorps and click on ‘Become a Member.’

Location

200 Washington Street, Cambridge, MD 21613

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