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Youth Mentor Specialist

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New Jersey Community Development Corporation

AmeriCorps is a national service program that serves across all 50 states in the U.S. Over 1.5 million have served as an AmeriCorps member and because of AmeriCorps' wide network, our members have been promoted to higher positions. Our program is based in Paterson, NJ. Our mission is to provide mentorship and academic support to at-risk youth. Our members work closely with the school to lead activities, clubs, and events. We are very team-focused and community-driven. Being an AmeriCorps member will give you access to the following benefits:

  • Loan Forbearance during your term of service. If you are currently paying student loans, you do not have to worry about paying them while you are an AmeriCorps member. Any interest that accrues during your service will be paid for by the Commission of National Community Service.
  • Annual Stipend of 16,000 before taxes. Due to the service-oriented nature of our program, AmeriCorps members get paid a biweekly modest stipend of $615. AmeriCorps is a full-time schedule, but we are flexible if the member is in school or has other responsibilities. They must complete 1700 hours of service within one year.
  • Educational Award in the amount of $6,345 after successfully completing a year of service. Depending on the university you attend, they may match the Education Award totaling $12,690 toward your education.
  • Free Childcare (if applicable)
  • Free Healthcare including dental and vision
  • 340 hours of professional development
  • You will be involved in a vast network of over 70,000 AmeriCorps Alumni, in AmeriCorps we are career-focused and we try our best to ensure all our members get promoted to higher positions.
If this sounds like something you are interested in, please contact me at gsuriel@njcdc.org. I hope to hear from you soon.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About New Jersey Community Development Corporation

Location:

32 Spruce St, Paterson, NJ 07501, US

Mission Statement

At NJCDC, our mission is to create opportunities to transform lives.

Description

New Jersey Community Development Corporation is dedicated to creating opportunities to transform lives within the Great Falls Neighborhood of Paterson, NJ. NJCDC is a non-profit community development and social service agency focusing on youth, community, and economic development; education; and affordable housing. Founded in 1994, NJCDC serves over 2,000 children, teens, and families, daily, and strives to fulfill its vision that all 8,000 children living in the Great Falls neighborhood will reach adulthood college and career ready.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

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

WHERE

Multiple locations Paterson, NJ 07501

(40.91116,-74.16216)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1700 hours of service within one year in the community of Paterson. A great way to build your professional portfolio and give back to the community.
  • Must have a bachelor's or working toward a college degree.

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