AmeriCorps Members Needed in Utica, NY to fight poverty

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CENTRAL NEW YORK COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS INC

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AmeriCorps Member Duties : community outreach, client need assessment; individual/group training on job readiness, financial literacy, & housing search skills; monthly individual counseling, information/referral, coaching, data base, pre-and post tests, social media, newsletters, case notes, service coordination, service plan, exit conferences Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Mileage/Travel Expenses for Service , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service . Terms : Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Required Skills : Counseling , Writing/Editing , Communications , General Skills , Computers/Technology , Youth Development , Team Work , Social Services , Public Speaking , Community Organization Service Description :AmeriCorps members will help veterans (particularly those with opioid, mental health, and substance abuse issues) achieve economic and housing stability; assist youth, ex-offenders, and the long-term unemployed to enter the workforce; improve financial literacy of low-income residents; help the disabled, refugees, and immigrants obtain employment and life skills; and place the homeless and housing vulnerable in quality, affordable housing in the City of Utica and Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison Counties of New York State. Our evidence-informed Comprehensive Community-Based Case Management Model (CCBCM) provides wrap round coordinated services that address the root causes of poverty, instead of merely responding to immediate crises. The theory of change which undergirds our program is that by devoting AmeriCorps (AC) members and community resources to comprehensive and integrated services, such as those provided by case management, barriers to long-term self-sufficiency for clients in need can be removed. Required Attributes: At least 18 years of age, Prior work experience or some college preferred, GED required. AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects over 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet community needs in education, the environment, public safety, health, and homeland security. AmeriCorps’ members serve with more than 2,000 non-profits, public agencies, and community organizations. Members serve in full or part-time positions over a 10-12 month period.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13,732.00 /year

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Homeless & Housing Immigrants & Refugees Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Mon Dec 17, 2018 - Tue Dec 31, 2019
08:30 AM - 08:00 PM

WHERE

509 Second StreetUtica, NY 13501

(43.098915,-75.2223)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Life Coaching
  • Urban Planning
  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 11 months or 1700 hours

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