Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
AmeriCorps Project YES! is accepting applications for a special opportunity in partnership with Northwestern University's Child Language Lab. Project YES! members will promote early literacy in early childhood classrooms and with parents and babies in pediatric clinics. Members will have the unique opportunity to partner with professors at Northwestern University to do research on how parents and teachers can support young children’s learning and development. Members will engage in fun activities with young children, organize events for families in the community, lead workshops for parents, and engage in outreach in the community. If you are interested in a career in research, early childhood education, or speech and language services, this opportunity should not be overlooked.
This year’s term of service will begin on October 15, 2018 and run through July 31,2019.
· 21 years of age
· U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
· Bachelor’s Degree in any subject
· Fluent in Spanish
Living Stipend of $13,732; Health Insurance; $5,920 Education Award given upon completion of the service; Forbearance of qualified student loans; Invaluable training and experience.
Interviews will take place in September or until the position has been filled. Apply soon!
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
- Language/Cultural Support Available