Community Engagement & Job Training Coordinator - LISC AmeriCorps


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Oct 01, 2016 09:00 AM - Mon Jul 31, 2017 05:00 PM

Where

143 Border StreetEast Boston, MA 02128

Collage of Services

About

Full-time AmeriCorps member positions are for 10 months of service and within those 10 months at least 1,700 hours must be served. Some specifics of a full-time member position are that the member:

  • Serves a ten month period beginning on October 1, 2016 and ending on July 31, 2017
  • Is required to complete a minimum of 1,700 hours within the term of service
  • Earns an $15,000 stipend payable via LISC in increments on the 15 th and the last day of the month
  • Earns a $5,775 education award to either return to school or pay off an existing, qualified student loan if service is completed successfully
  • Is eligible for health insurance and can apply for a child care benefit (income eligibility basis)
  • Is expected to attend the National Leadership Conference in March 2017 as part of LISC’s career development for members

Community Engagement & Job Training Coordinator: The member selected to serve in this capacity will be responsible for: Recruiting new community volunteers from East Boston; assisting in/training youth ages 13-17 who are members of NOAH’s EBE Leadership Youth Crew; develop and implement training curriculum for youth crew members to ensure they have access to valuable vocational job and leadership training; mentor youth crew members to ensure their continued progress towards educational and employment goals; coordinate programming for youth crew around community-based campaigns to improve quality of life for East Boston residents around issues of affordable housing, open-space, and public safety; creating a Volunteer Training Curriculum and/or accompanying manual; creating a process for ongoing communication with/engagement of existing volunteers; training new volunteers; assisting with social media platform content related to volunteer engagement; supervising active volunteers to ensure effective utilization of individual volunteers’ skill set; measuring and reporting annual volunteer impact; and assisting Director of Community Building and Environment with special recruitment efforts around Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation movement in East Boston.

Skills

  • Bilingual
  • Habitat Restoration
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Environmental Education
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1,700 hours over 10 months
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