AmeriCorps Volunteer with Pacific County Resiliency Corps

Published

07/11/2018

Start Date

09/01/2018

End Date

07/15/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

2204 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach
Washington
98631
United States

Description

Pacific County Resiliency Corps Team is seeking 20 people who are committed to making a difference in the lives of the youth in beautiful Pacific County, WA

Job Title:AmeriCorps Team Member

Service Term :September 1, 2018- July 15, 2019

Job Description:Through the placement of members in various youth-serving organizations in Pacific County we will reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and increase resiliency of our community’s youth. Our host sites and their members will work towards this goal by utilizing multiple strategies; such as presenting healthy activities, educational opportunities, strong interventions, parenting education, financial literacy, family engagement, youth mentoring, tutoring, career exploration, etc.

Service Locations:Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach Peninsula, Crisis Support Network, First Lutheran Church of South Bend, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ocean Beach School District, South Bend School District, Coastal Community Action Program, Dispute Resolution Center, Grays Harbor College, and Peninsula Poverty ResponseBoys & Girls Club of Long Beach Peninsula, Crisis Support Network, First Lutheran Church of South Bend, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ocean Beach School District, South Bend School District, Coastal Community Action Program, Naselle School District, Dispute Resolution Center, Peninsula Active Learns, Grays Harbor College, and Peninsula Poverty Response

Program Benefits :

$1,307.82 monthly stipend

$5,920 education award

Health Coverage Childcare Assistance

Other benefits may apply

Position Requirements :Must be a U.S. Citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident.

Must be at least 17 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.

Must be able to pass a background check.

Must be able to commit to 10 months of service and 40 hours per week (a total of 1800 hours).

Experience working with youth and a car is recommended.


Desired Skills/Abilities :The ability to communicate well verbally and in written format, to connect with youth and their families, to work in a team or independently, to meet deadlines, to be well organized and follow directions, recruitment skills, a passion for serving youth, leadership abilities, knowledge of youth development, teaching/tutoring skills, conflict resolution skills, public speaking skills, basic computers and technology knowledge and skills.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

pcya@willapbh.org
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=60621&fromSearch=true

To Apply:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to Becky Fischer at pcya@willapabh.org. For more information please visit: http://www.pacificcountyyouth.org/team-americorps.html These positions are contingent on funding.


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