AmeriCorps Member at SHORE UP! Inc.

Published

08/13/2018

Start Date

08/30/2018

End Date

08/14/2019

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury
Maryland
21801
United States

Description

SHORE UP! Inc. is seeking a half-time AmeriCorps member. The selected member will be in direct connection with our 2 Gen program. This program encompasses working with the entire family in identifying resources, setting SMART goals, and aiding them in eliminating barriers to self-sufficiency. The selected member will serve Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm, along with limited weekend service opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Intake/Orientation of participants and help families identify SMART goals
  • Connect participants to resources in the community
  • Track participant progress toward meeting their established goals


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.

·        Be available to serve for approximately 20 hours/week for half-time service for at least 48 weeks.

·        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


Benefits available to the AmeriCorps Member:


Ø Valuable experience

Ø Joining a fun team committed to help you learn and grow

Ø A bi-weekly stipend of $252.08

Ø Receipt of educational award to be used toward educational loans or future educational expenses upon completion of service year requirements in the amount of $2,960.50

Ø 6 tuition free credits at Salisbury University


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. For more information on AmeriCorps requirements, benefits and responsibilities, visit www.salisbury.edu/americorps


Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. An application can be downloaded from the ShoreCorps web site: www.salisbury.edu/americorps/Member-info.html

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

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