Youth Villages AmeriCorps National Service Member

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Recruiting Organization: AmeriCorps, Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus

Youth Villages AmeriCorps is a full-time service opportunity for individuals committed to creating safe learning environments for youth experiencing behavioral or emotional challenges. Members are presented with opportunities to engage youth who have otherwise experienced repeated failures and low self-concept with the traditional learning process. The Youth Villages AmeriCorps team transforms student apathy into student engagement using a variety of experiential approaches such as West African drumming, service-learning, gardening, service engagement, horsemanship, art, and other methods. Members also support local nonprofits and organizations in the community through weekly service projects and provide natural disaster response throughout the state of Georgia. Members are eligible for HOUSING AND MEALS, LIVING ALLOWANCE, HEALTH INSURANCE, AND OTHER BENEFITS, INCLUDING EDUCATION AWARD. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Skills/Interests: Conflict Resolution , Social Services , Writing/Editing , Team Work , Education , General Skills , Disaster Services , Teaching/Tutoring , Youth Development , Leadership , Community Organization , Environment , Fine Arts/Crafts.

Service Areas: Community and Economic Development , Education , Community Outreach , Environment , Children/Youth , Health , Disaster Relief .

MUST have some college experience and be at least 20 years of age

Youth Villages AmeriCorps members provide critical literacy and life skills tutoring, service learning, afterschool and summer programming, and classroom assistance to children and adolescents at the Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus, a residential treatment facility on 1,200-acres in Douglasville, GA. Additional opportunities for members include leading service learning initiatives, community gardening, outdoor education activities, a variety of professional and member development trainings, including ropes course facilitation and Therapeutic West African Drumming Instructor certification. Members collaborate with local nonprofits and organizations on weekly service projects and provide disaster relief assistance in the state of Georgia. Full-time members serve 1,700+ hours from September through early August, while half-time members serve 900+ hours in full-time capacity from January through early August.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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WHEN

Sat Jan 29, 2022 - Fri Aug 05, 2022
04:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

4685 Dorsett Shoals RoadDouglasville, GA 30135

(33.68015,-84.73037)
 

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  • Public Advocacy

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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