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School and Community Partnership Associate (AmeriCorps Position)

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps--Boston


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Published 13 days ago

Recurring
September 1, 2020
12:00am EDT
July 31, 2021
11:59pm EDT
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a School and Community Partnerships Associate to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain from September 2019-July 2020.

This position will need to help administer the Eliot School’s programs that serve youth and teach in those programs at the schoolhouse in Jamaica Plain and in the community throughout Boston, while ensuring consistency with the organization’s mission, strategy, values, commitments and goals. This is an ideal position for a person who is interested in learning more about arts education, community arts and/or nonprofit organizations. 

Qualifications:

We invite applications from individuals who are over 18 and have work experience or a college education. A high school diploma is required unless the applicant is enrolled in a GED program while serving and completes his or her GED by the end of the year of service.

Applicants should also possess:

  • An interest in art and art education
  • The willingness to spend a year in the service of others.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and work on a team.
  • U.S. citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident.
  • Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 11 months.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits:

  • Living Allowance: Because Notre Dame- AmeriCorps is partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service, we are able to offer our members a yearly living allowance which is distributed bi-weekly over the 6-7 months term. The pre-tax figure for 2020-2021 is $14,000 (approx).
  • The Education Award: Upon completion of an 11 month service term, AmeriCorps members receive a taxable education award of $6,092. The education award can be applied to qualified student loans or future education at a Title IV institution. To learn more about the education award and the National Service Trust, please visit AmeriCorps' page on the subject.
  • Student Loan Forbearance: Members of NDA are eligible for forbearance of federal student loans during their term of service. This means that while a member is serving, he or she does not make payments on his or her qualifying loans. In addition, the National Trust will pay the interest that accrues on the loan at the end of the term of service. For more information please visit Postponing Student Loan Payments and Getting Interest Paid
  • Community Housing Option: NDMVA Boston is able to offer a low-rent community housing option to NDMVA Members. Please contact boston@ndmva.org for more information.
  • Optional Health Insurance: We provide optional healthcare while you serve with NDA.
  • Child Care: NDA members may also be eligible for child care benefits.

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a School and Community Partnerships Associate to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain from September 2019-July 2020.

This position will…

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Location

The Eliot School

24 Eliot Street, Boston, MA 02130

How to Apply

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

  • AmeriCorps Application Online 
  • Complete a Notre Dame Supplemental Application 

2. Submit one of the following Educational Records to boston@ndmva.org

  • Transcript from most recent college or university
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • If working on GED, please contact boston@ndmva.org

3. If selected, you will then be contacted by an NDMVA staff member for a preliminary interview.

4. Upon selection to serve, Members will be required to consent to a National Service Criminal History Check.

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

  • AmeriCorps Application Online 
  • Complete a Notre Dame Supplemental Application 

2. Submit one of the following Educational…

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