Live-in AmeriCorps Member at Maggie's Place Maternity Home (Women-Only Position)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Maggie's Place

Commitment Dates: January 4, 2023 - August 31, 2023

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient.

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members live alongside and support pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness and now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a team, collaborating with other AmeriCorps and support staff
  • Responding to emergencies, crises and conflicts within the home.
  • Taking initiative in one of the following administrative roles in the home:
  • House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator or Programs Coordinator
  • Participating in and planning community functions, including celebrations, house retreats and weekly house meetings, as well as AmeriCorps community events.
  • Providing daytime and overnight house coverage by
  • providing phone coverage, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving
  • donations and responding to the duty of the moment

Benefits:

  • Monthly stipend
  • Room and board
  • Optional health insurance
  • Ongoing training
  • Vacation days
  • Additional monthly self-care stipend
  • Access to community vehicles
  • Counseling
  • Segal Education Award at completion of service term

Requirements:

  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Resiliency
  • Empathy
  • Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs
  • Open to growing through uncomfortable situations
  • College degree or equivalent life experience
  • Drivers license
  • Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Sun Jul 31, 2022 - Thu Aug 31, 2023
04:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

Phoenix, AZ 85001

(33.44997,-112.07022)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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