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Youth Empowerment Curriculum and Evaluation Leader - AmeriCorps Member

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Recruiting Organization: Hands On Nashville

Term Commitment

Half Time, August 15,2022 - July 28, 2023

Summary Statement

Are you passionate about creating opportunities for young men to thrive? Do you believe in helping young men find their voice and reach their full potential? Are you excited about curriculum building? Help develop impactful youth programming as an AmeriCorps member with Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership.

Position Description

This AmeriCorps Member should have an interest in youth education and empowerment, value the lived experience of youth, and be able to develop a trauma-informed lens to better understand and effectively serve program participants.

The Youth Empowerment Curriculum and Evaluation Leader will expand Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership’s curriculum to include adolescent boys and to incorporate emotional intelligence, leadership development, and academic support.

You will leave your service term with skills in curriculum development, facilitation, youth empowerment, program design, and capacity building.

Nashville is powered by people of all ages, races, ethnicities, skin tones, sexes, genders, sexualities, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses engaging in service together. This is a city where YOU matter and YOU make a difference. Join us as we tackle the community’s most pressing challenges through service by becoming a Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program member.

The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through generous support from Volunteer Tennessee, The Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund, and AmeriCorps, the federal agency connecting individuals and organizations through service and volunteering to tackle the nation’s most pressing challenges. 


  • Design engaging curriculum for expanded program to serve young men
  • Recruit new students for the expanded program
  • Coordinate marketing for the new program
  • Facilitate the youth program
  • Develop an evaluation tool and gauge program effectiveness

Typical Day In This Position

This is a new role, requiring self-motivation and focused planning. You will spend part of your day focused on administrative details and part of your day facilitating youth programming with a group of young men.

Service Schedule

Monday-Friday 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.


Members should have experience with or the willingness to develop competencies in these areas:

(1) Working with individuals from diverse backgrounds

(2) Working with young men ages 12 - 18

(3) Interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills

Key abilities include:

(1) Excellent written and verbal communication skills

(2) Using good judgement and maintaining professional behavior

(3) Good attendance, punctuality, and enthusiasm for your work


High School Diploma/GED

Can professional experience be substituted for formal education: Yes

Physical Requirements

Lift and carry up to 20-30lbs; Responsibilities in the position may entail sitting for extended periods of time; Responsibilities in this position may entail standing for extended periods of time.; Office or service environment may include noisy environments.; Service responsibilities require moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.; Service responsibilities require member to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; Service responsibilities require the member to drive a cargo van, truck, and/or trailer.; Service responsibilities require the member to communicate verbally via the telephone and/or computer.;

Required Driver’s License: Yes

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Sun Aug 14, 2022 - Fri Jul 28, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


Nashville, TN 37210







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