Volunteer Opportunity

AmeriCorps Member at EPOCH Dream Center

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ShoreCorps/AmeriCorps | Hebron, MD
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Start Date

August 15, 2019

End Date

August 14, 2020

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


EPOCH Dream Center is seeking a half-time AmeriCorps Member to assist with their after-school and summer program serving under-resourced children in Hebron, MD.

The AmeriCorps member will lead and supervise a group of 10 to 15 students during the program. The duties of the member will include planning and facilitating lessons, and assisting with volunteer management.

Ideal candidates will be available Monday- Thursday, 3 pm- 6:45pm during the school year and available Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 1 pm during the summer.

Requirements for applicants include the following:

  • Have a strong interest in serving the community
  • 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
  • Applicants DO NOT need to be college students, anyone from the community who fits the above requirements may participate.

 Benefits available to the AmeriCorps Member include:

  • Valuable experience
  • A bi-weekly stipend of $252.08
  • An education award of $3,047.50 for future educational expenses or repayment of federal 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
  • Access to AmeriCorps Alumni Network

 The member will begin on or after August 15th, 2019 and must complete 900 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.’

EPOCH Dream Center is seeking a half-time AmeriCorps Member to assist with their after-school and summer program serving under-resourced children in Hebron, MD.

The AmeriCorps member will lead and supervise a group of 10 to 15 students…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

200 N Main St., Hebron, MD 21830
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