AMERICORPS Program Assistant - US Dream Academy
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps
Times of day
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
125 Michigan Avenue Northeast
District of Columbia
Become part of not one, but two nationally recognized service organizations, AmeriCorps and Notre Dame Mission Volunteers this year in the nation's capital, Washington DC.
Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, has a mission to increase equity within education across the country for both adults and youth. We operate within 22 cities as well as abroad. AmeriCorps members will serve in formal and informal settings for an 11 mo. term of 1700 hours. In addition, they will receive continuing education through bi-weekly workshops and national conferences.
We are looking to fill two positions at this time:
One position with US Dream Academy, an organization dedicated to serving youth with an increased likelihood of following the school to prison pipeline. We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic member to be able to serve the mission of providing a state of the art model for afterschool programming for the children of southeast DC.
One position with PAL, People Animals Love. In our PAL Camp and PAL Club, hundreds of lower-income children deepen their natural connection to the amazing animal kingdom with a rich Animal Studies program that includes lessons, books, animal visits, field trips, animal care and assemblies. Learning and caring for animals allows for our most vulnerable youth to make social, emotional and academic gains.
-Experience working with youth, underserved youth a plus.
-Classroom experience preferred.
-Compassionate communication skills.
-Willingness to learn and jump in to a fast paced environment.
Bi-weekly living stipend.
Upon successful completion of program, receive Segal Education Award.
Loan Forbearance for duration of the program.
Health Insurance Coverage
Childcare Assistance, based on need and application approval.