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AmeriCorps positions, City Year Greater Philadelphia

Posted October 13th, 2008 in Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities
Deadline: November 30th, 2008
City Year Greater Philadelphia
Full Time AmeriCorps Member

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As a City Year corps member, you will serve full-time as a tutor or mentor in schools and run after-school and school vacation programs. You will also help rebuild neighborhoods and perform a variety of community service projects. As part of your corps experience, you will work on a team with young adults who come from diverse backgrounds. Each team has a unique focus, varying from a specific neighborhood to youth leadership and social issues.
Corps members:
- Help students excel with one-on-one tutoring, group instruction and homework help
- Lead out-of-school and leadership development activities
- Organize service clubs, student councils, and after-school activities
- Teach children about important social issues and diversity
- Lead and organize high-impact service such as painting murals and renovating community centers

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
- $4,725.00* education award (for members who complete 1,700 hours of service)
- Weekly stipend*
- Uniform provided by The Timberland Company
- Cell phone provided by T-Mobile
- Basic health insurance
- Student loan forbearance (on qualifying student loans)
- Networking sessions and professional development trainings
- Leadership and diversity trainings
- Child care allowance (for eligible members)
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
- Between the ages of 17-24
- United States citizen or permanent resident alien
- High school graduate/G.E.D. recipient OR agreement to pursue a G.E.D.
*
- Your eligibility may be contingent on prior enrollment in AmeriCorps

Apply online at http://www.cityyear.org.

For more information contact Keira Stevenson at philadelphiarecruitment@cityyear.org or 267.386.7035.
City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
  • Taxable
  • Cell phone provided during service term; corps members required to return phone upon completion or termination of program
  • If you do not have a H.S. diploma or its equivalency, you will be required to take a basic academic proficiency test; your acceptance is contingent upon satisfactory testing results
  • Served no more than one previous AmeriCorps*State/National term; no more than two previous AmeriCorps terms; and will not still be enrolled in another AmeriCorps program at the start of City Year service.