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AmeriCorps -- Economic Opportunity Coaching -- Peckham, Inc.

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AmeriCorps Economic Opportunity Coaching Program - Peckham, Inc.

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AmeriCorps members serving in the EOCP coach people with disabilities, refugees and low-income individuals in financial literacy, adult education, employability skill development, and tax preparation.

Members provide coaching to clients to help them improve their financial literacy, employability skills, and adult education skills; Communicate daily with Peckham staff regarding clients’ progress; Collaborate with community partners to coordinate on-site classes and link clients with community services; Provide 1:1 follow up and support for Peckham staff-led employability classes, including Adult Education; Provide classroom instruction as assigned; Attend VITA tax training sessions to become a VITA certified tax preparer; Travel the Greater Lansing area to provide tax preparation services; Collaborate with community partners/volunteers to coordinate on-site tax prep services and link clients with community resources; Travel to satellite locations in the Greater Lansing area to provide English and adult education coaching to Peckham clients; Participate in community service projects; Document service activities according to program requirements utilizing multiple databases.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About AmeriCorps Economic Opportunity Coaching Program - Peckham, Inc.

Location:

3510 Capital City Blvd., Lansing, MI 48906, US

Mission Statement

Peckham, Inc., a nonprofit community vocational rehabilitation organization, is a unique business and human services agency that values quality, diversity and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons striving for independence and self-sufficiency. We embrace collaboration, effective resource management and innovative approaches to achieve world-class excellence. Every client has a story of overcoming obstacles to become more successful. Our customers speak of exceeded expectations and high-quality performance. Whether providing vocational programs or globally competitive products, Peckham delivers on potential.

Description

AmeriCorps Economic Opportunity Coaching Program AmeriCorps members serving in the Economic Opportunity Coaching Program provide individualized coaching to Peckham clients and eligible community members from Ingham, Eaton, Clinton and Calhoun counties.

Members coach people with disabilities, refugees, and low-income individuals in the areas of financial literacy, adult education, employability skill development, and tax preparation in an effort to help them achieve and maintain economic stability.

There are 17 AmeriCorps slots available with the Economic Opportunity Coaching Program; 6 full-time, 5 half-time, and 6 quarter-time members. The Economic Opportunity Coaching Program began in 2013 and is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Education & Literacy
Employment
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

3510 Capital City Blvd.Lansing, MI 48906

(42.76749,-84.58739)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Adult Education
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year commitment - Full-time; Half-time; Quarter-time positions available. 35 hr/week; 20 hr/week; or 10 hr/week.

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