St. Paul, MN 55104
Interested in this opportunity? Apply with our partner, AmeriCorps: https://join.readingandmath.org/careers-home/jobs/41162?lang=en-us Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children? Join University Head Start as an Infant and Toddler Early Learning Partner, making a significant impact on children's developing brains during their crucial first 1,000 days. In this AmeriCorps member position, you'll engage in daily activities fostering early literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional skills in toddlers. Collaborating with our Head Start teachers, you'll contribute to a supportive community, preparing our youngest learners for success through secure and caring relationships. The program, running from fall to spring, offers comprehensive training and coaching for the 2023-24 program year, starting in October or January. Join us in our mission to help children thrive and get ready for school! What to Expect Spend your days playing, singing, reading, writing, counting, and building relationships with babies and toddlers. Foster asset-based, supportive, and caring relationships with caregivers of babies and toddlers. Respond to feedback and commit to continuous improvement through coaching, training and professional development. Represent Early Learning Corps at site-sponsored activities and share your experience with the wider community to help build awareness. Perks Package Serve as an Early Learning Partner and receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 35, 25, or 18 hours per week. 35 hours/week perks: A stipend of $1,000 paid every 2 weeks $17,000 total for 900 hours of service starting in October 2023 $11,000 total for 675 hours of service starting in January 2024 Up to $3,447 for tuition or student loans* $3,447 total for members beginning their service in October 2023 $2,626 total for members beginning their service in January 2024 Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment Individual health insurance - Monthly premium 100% covered Child care assistance - Based on family size and income 25 hours/week perks: A stipend of $750 paid every 2 weeks $12,750 total for 675 hours of service starting in October 2023 $8,250 total for 450 hours of service starting in January 2024 Up to $2,626 for tuition or student loans* $2,626 total for members beginning their service in October 2023 $1,824 total for members beginning their service in January 2024 Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment 18 hours/week perks: A stipend of $535 paid every 2 weeks $9,095 total for 450 hours of service starting in October 2023 $5,885 total for 300 hours of service starting in January 2024 Up to $1,824 for tuition or student loans* $1,824 total for members beginning their service in October 2023 $1,459 total for members beginning their service in January 2024 Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment *The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ at the start of their service term may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child, or stepchild. What it Takes Anyone can become an Infant and Toddler Early Learning Partner as long as they have a passion to take action and support children - and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our members are: Dependable and have a history of good attendance Able to understand and follow instructions Open to making improvements based on feedback Energized by young learners and want to help them discover new things. Eager to work collaboratively with the classroom teaching team. Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online) Fluent in English for speaking, reading, and writing 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States* Able to successfully complete a background check *Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time. Interested in this opportunity? Apply with our partner, AmeriCorps: https://join.readingandmath.org/careers-home/jobs/41162?lang=en-us Email email@example.com or call 866-859-2825 for any questions about Early Learning Corps! For any questions about Community Action, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2023
Forest Lake, MN 55025
Interested in volunteering? Apply here: https://tinyurl.com/CAPRWGroup Are you part of a group looking to invest in your community’s housing efforts? Community Action rents out 7 units per year to families living in Ramsey and Washington counties under 60% of the area median income. The Affordable Housing program is seeking a dedicated group of 5-15 volunteers to clean up a community property to prepare a Forest Lake house for renting to a family in need this Winter! As a volunteer, you will be under the guidance and supervision of experienced professionals. You will gain cleaning & maintenance experience and terrific exercise. With the rise of housing costs, your service will directly support a low-income resident. Your service is a partnership with Community Action to invest in our communities together! Duties & Responsibilities May Include: Minor Landscaping: Beautify the outside of the house, including general yard work, depending on qualifications. Remove carpet and replace with vinyl flooring (depending on qualifications) Clean, repair, sand, spot prime, and caulk interior walls before painting as Perform a final clean of the inside of the entire house, including cabinets, appliances, basement, windows, and outside surfaces. Other duties, especially skilled work in carpentry, painting, and more, can be assigned depending on group skillset and desire. Education & Experience: Must be at least 16 years of age. If under 18, must have a parent or guardian Experience with trade skills such as painting and carpentry desired but not required. Abilities & Skills: In order to be successful in this position, each volunteer will at minimum need to possess the following abilities and skills: Non-judgmental and compassionate approach to beautification activities. Patient, understanding, and willing to work as part of a team with minimal supervision. Physical Requirements: Able to physically respond to the demands of physical labor, such as cleaning debris, scrubbing walls, picking weeds, painting, climbing on stools, Capable of lifting 10 lbs desired If applicable, volunteers should wear clothing appropriate for cleaning working outdoors. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing while cleaning, as cleaning solutions, dirt, and more may stain or affect clothing. Registration Info: Visit https://tinyurl.com/CAPRWGroup to apply for this opportunity! The Coordinator of Volunteerism & Internships will reach out to you. Email email@example.com if you have questions.
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2023