Full-Time AmeriCorps Member - Cumberland MD


Cause Areas


Fri Sep 01, 2017 - Tue Aug 14, 2018


12000 Upper Potomac Industrial Park StreetCumberland, MD 21502
Join Our Team!


Horizon Goodwill Industries is seeking an AmeriCorps volunteer to fill 1 full time position through A STAR! In Cumberland Maryland. Full-time positions receive a modest living stipend $12,630, may be eligible for health care and child care if qualify. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, have a minimum GED and be a US citizen or Naturalized Permanent Resident. At the conclusion of the year AmeriCorps members who successfully complete the program are eligible for an educational scholarship in the amount of $5,775.

Brief description of position:

  • Tutor individuals in basic literacy, numeracy, and computing skills
  • Lead group learning sessions in Financial Literacy
  • Maintain records of student attendance and progress
  • Complete required AmeriCorps reports in a timely fashion
  • Recruit and train community volunteers
  • Organize and participate in community service projects
  • Conduct Community Outreach on a regular basis
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Attend all relevant trainings / professional development activities

Contact information: Catharine Fleming, Chief Mission Officer cfleming@goodwill-hgi.org

Start date September 1, 2017 through August 14, 2018.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Financial Literacy
  • Reading / Writing
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1,700 hours over 1 year

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