Youth Program Aide- Part Time (AmeriCorps)


Cause Areas


Thu Feb 15, 2018 - Mon Dec 31, 2018


137 Carroll StreetPaterson, NJ 07501


Member Duties : One (1) Full-time and four (4) Half-time AmeriCorps members assigned will serve as Youth Program Assistants responsible for assisting with the planning, coordination and supervision of youth programs and school activities/events at the Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Full Service Community School (Paterson Public School #6) with the goal of providing academic support and enrichment opportunities to students and the community. Students range from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Stipend , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service .

AmeriCorps is the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps Members dedicate one year of their life to serve communities throughout the United States that are in need. For this year of dedication, individuals earn a living stipend, education award, and more! SPCDC AmeriCorps Members serve in all aspects of the agency's work. Duties range from working in the SPCDC Food Pantry, case management in our homeless men's shelter, and mentoring students in after school and summer programs throughout the City of Paterson, NJ.

SPCDC offers its members different benefits based on a member’s level of commitment.

*Part Time Members commit to serve 900 hours within a year (approximately 20-25 hours per week).

Position Type: Part-Time

Volunteer Hours to Complete by 12/31/18: 900

Bi-weekly Financial Stipend (Without Taxes): $257.69

Total Stipend Amount for the Year: $6,700.00

Educational Award: $2,960.00 (after successful completion of service term)

*Access to NJSCNCS Trainings, Professional Development Workshops, & Access to AmeriCorps Alumni Resources

*Participation in FREE End of the Year Trip to Washington D.C

Contact AmeriCorps Program Director, Rachelle Thompson for more information at or (973) 710-3900 ext. 448

Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Uniforms provided and required . Service Areas : Children/Youth , Education . Skills : Teaching/Tutoring , Counseling , Social Services , Fine Arts/Crafts , Team Work , Education , Computers/Technology , Conflict Resolution , Youth Development . Service Description : New Destiny Family Success Center (NDFSC) was established as a grassroots initiative in 2005, partnering more than 75 community leaders, concerned citizens, and local government agencies interested in strengthening families and building an accessible network of support. The Mission of the agency is to: Outreach to the general population in the Greater Paterson Community offering services and support networks which address triggers leading to undesired or harmful behaviors within families, between families, and in the community. Family Engagement and Support is the cornerstone of our mission.


  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Youth Services
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must complete 900 by 12/31/2018
  • AmeriCorps application and 2 references

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