Support immigrant & refugee youth and their families in their quest for education, employment and self-sufficiency.
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: 10/15/2016 Application Deadline: 9/22/2016
Hours: Full Time
Requirements: Willingness and ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds, many of whom are new English learners; must exhibit cultural sensitivity and appreciation, as well as a zeal for service.
Desired Skills: Knowledge of Asian Pacific American cultures beneficial; ability to speak, write, and read English and Chinese (Cantonese) preferred; bachelor’s degree in social service, education or related field preferred. Experience with Limited English speaking youth and their families who are culturally diverse, and academically and economically disadvantaged desired.
Age Requirement: 18-25 Duration Requirement: 10.5 months
Program benefits: Childcare (if eligible), health coverage, stipend, training, some transportation assistance
The AmeriCorps member will aid the Children, Youth, and Families Program by providing culturally competent workshops, case management and youth engagement services to the participants of Youth Job Readiness Training program. Collaborate with schools and other youth service provider agencies in the development of program education and training. Services are holistic, person-centered, and strengths-based with the goal of career and post-secondary education options to achieve self-sufficiency in the community.
- Literacy / Reading
- Financial Literacy
- Cantonese / Mandarin
- Youth Services
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Willingness and ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds, many new to English