New American Services AmeriCorps Position


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Oct 03, 2016 - Mon Jul 31, 2017

Where

475 Franklin St., Suite 101Framingham, MA 01702

JFS mentor helping her students with their homework.

About

The Massachusetts AmeriCorps "New American Integration Program" (NAIP) is an opportunity to serve immigrants and refugees while building and utilizing your professional skills. NAIP is accepting applications from individuals wanting to serve as fulltime AmeriCorps members for the 2015-2016 year. A placement at JFS Metrowest will allow the AmeriCorps member to be involved in immigrant services across the agency with particular focus on Citizenship, pre-employment services, refugee resettlement, volunteer recruitment, and support programs for immigrant children and their families. Additional involvement in the agency's homecare program to grow the service to more elders in immigrant communities. This is a full time 40 hour week service position.

*Those with Spanish or Mandarin language skills encouraged to apply

Scope and Expectations:

  • Complete at least 1700 hours of documented service
  • Satisfactorily complete projects in assigned host organization
  • Complete NAIP-wide projects to benefit the field of immigrant integration
  • Attend all corps wide training, retreats and weekly supervisory sessions at host site
  • Maintain a service portfolio and service journal
  • Complete all required AmeriCorps documentation

Service Position Benefits:

  • Living allowance of up to $12,530.00
  • Health insurance
  • Child Care, if eligible
  • High-quality TESOL or community interpreter training and service opportunities
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • $5,775.00 Education Award upon completion of service
  • Interest Accrual Payments on loans placed in forbearance
  • Loan Forbearance

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Case Work / Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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