AmeriCorps: Community Engagement Specialist


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When

Sat Oct 01, 2016 08:00 AM - Tue Aug 15, 2017 05:00 PM

Where

2208 2nd Ave., Suite 100Seattle, WA 98121

About

Serve to create a future where older adults and those with disabilities and chronic illness are supported in the community rather than living in isolation or having to resort to institutional care.

Our 2016-17 Full Life Care AmeriCorps team is seeking dedicated national service volunteers to serve at our community partner, Sound Generations.

Service Term is October 1, 2016-August 15, 2017

We are currently looking for the following position at Sound Generations-

Volunteer Transportation- Community Engagement Specialist: Recruit volunteer drivers in specific high-need communities of King County, including refugee and immigrant communities. The member will also arrange presentations and build relationships with communities to increase service capacity and breakdown barriers of access and utilization.

Volunteer Transportation is a program of Sound Generations, a non-profit serving seniors and people with disabilities.

1 position based in Belltown, Seattle.


REQUIREMENTS:
*At least 18 years of age
*U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful Permanent Resident
*Must clear National Service Criminal History Checks
*Willingness to commit to 10.5 month service term, 40 hours/week
*Prefer Bachelor's Degree or some college.
*Prefer experience working with older adults, adults with disabilities, and/or healthcare issues.

MEMBER BENEFITS:
*Living stipend of $1195/month
*Post service $5,775 Education Award
*Basic health coverage
*Student loan forbearance
*Eligibility for childcare
*Training and development related to position

To see a full listing of our positions and links to apply, visit:

https://sites.google.com/site/fulllifecareamericorpsteam/

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full time AmeriCorps position
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