AmeriCorps Summer 2021

Emerald Youth Foundation
Job Description

 Benefits:   

  • Get paid to serve.
  • Earn an educational stipend to pay tuition or student loans.
  • Add valuable service-learning experience to your resume.
  • Primarily a Monday through Friday during the day. 

**Note: You must be at least 18 years of age or turning 18 shortly after start date AND a certified U.S. citizen, a national, or legal permanent resident to apply.

 

The majority of Emerald Youth’s AmeriCorps members serve part-time during the school year or full-time in the summer with elementary and/or middle school age urban young people in either a structured afterschool or summer day camp program.

There are 3 kinds of AmeriCorps positions available with Emerald Youth this upcoming summer 2021:

  • Children's Role or Youth & Children's Role - Implement enriching, structured elementary or middle and elementary school level summer day camp activities. 
  • Learning Role - Facilitate planned elementary and middle school academic activities as well as other summer day camp activities. Perfect for aspiring teachers. 

Details applicable to all positions:

  • Serve approximately 35-40 hours, M - F, during the day. Start May 17, 2021 and end July 23, 2021.
  • Receive a living allowance of $2,500 while they serve (like pay). Portions of this total living allowance are distributed as a direct deposit into members’ personal banking account twice a month  (to be used however needed) during their term. **Please note that this is the only money you receive while serving. There are no other wages or salaries given to AmeriCorps members.
  • Earn $1,311.11 for school or student loans (called an ed award as mentioned above) after they successfully complete their AmeriCorps term of service. 
  • Participate in training and team building.
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