Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Fox Valley Area
Weight of the Fox Valley (WOTFV) is looking for full-time (1730 hours - averaging 34.5 hours/week) and half time (930 hours - averaging 18.5 hours/week) to serve from 9/1-2018-8/15/2019. AmeriCorps members will educate, create, implement, and promote activities and health education programming aimed at increasing access to opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity throughout the Fox Valley.
WOTFV AmeriCorps members will receive a paid living allowance, Segal Education Award ($5,920.00 for full-time and $2,960.00 for half-time members), student loan forbearance on qualified student loans, and basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible & serving full-time).
All AmeriCorps members will receive a thorough orientation to AmeriCorps, their host site, the Fox Valley region, the United Way, and the Weight of the Fox Valley Program. Additional opportunities for professional development will be provided throughout the service year in areas such as volunteer engagement and management, health equity, and program evaluation. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will also offer professional development in the areas of conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided