AmeriCorps Project YES!

Published

10/12/2018

Start Date

10/15/2018

End Date

07/31/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Chicago
Illinois
United States

Description

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.

Minimum Requirements:

·     21 years of age

·      U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

·      Bachelor’s Degree in any subject

·      Fluent in Spanish


Compensation: 

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!


Send current resume and cover letter to Adriana Weisleder at cll@northwestern.edu. For more information about Project YES!, visit www.americorpsprojectyes.org

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

How To Apply

cll@northwestern.edu

Send current resume and cover letter to Adriana Weisleder at cll@northwestern.edu. For more information about Project YES!, visit www.americorpsprojectyes.org


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