AmeriCorps

Supported by a grant from the Volunteer Louisiana Commission in the Office of the Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser.

AmeriCorps is a unique opportunity to serve your community, earn money for college and develop a lifetime ethic of service. AmeriCorps Members participate in team building activities to empower them to address critical needs in the community. If you want to impact communities, schools and the youth of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area while earning a college stipend or an educational award, you should consider joining AmeriCorps.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana is seeking passionate, responsible and dedicated individuals interested in helping children succeed and making a difference in young people's lives through the AmeriCorps national service program. As an AmeriCorps member, you will complete a service term as an enrichment instructor at one of our four Boys & Girls Clubs in the Greater New Orleans area: Covington, Gretna, New Orleans or Slidell. AmeriCorps members help make learning fun for Club members utilizing the proven Project Learn theory and will complete their hours of service by implementing programs from one of our 5 Core Program Areas, along with high-yield learning opportunities within the Boys & Girls Club Summer program.

 

Minimum Time AmeriCorps Members - Complete 300 hours of service (Summer 2019) 

 

Service term:  June 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

 

  • Must be at least 17 years old

  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

  • Attend mandatory pre-service orientation

  • Available Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Summer Enrichment Hours)

  • Complete 300 hours of service

  • Living Stipend (paid biweekly)

  • Educational award: $1,222.22 after completing term of service

 

Benefits

  • Professional and Personal Development

  • Boys & Girls Clubs experience

  • Opportunity to be a part of a national service movement

  • Living Stipend

  • Educational award

 

Skills:

  • Leadership

  • Communications

  • Youth Development

  • Education

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Teaching/Tutoring

  • General Skills

 

AmeriCorps Member Duties: Boys & Girls Club AmeriCorps members provide guidance and mentoring to youth and participate in enrichment activities. Assist in monitoring and evaluating academic performance of youth. Actively participate in community development through monthly community outreach service hours. Complete necessary service hours as specified by service term calendar. Actively participate in Boys & Girls Club organized community service projects and recommended community service events.
 
To Apply: All applicants must apply via the AmeriCorps website, click here.

 

  • Go to http://www.americorps.gov (Look for Join AmeriCorps!)

  • Click Apply Now

  • Create AmeriCorps account

  • Complete online application

  • Submit online application to Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana

 

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