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SCI AmeriCorps Fellow - Mass Poetry
SCI AmeriCorps Fellows gain professional nonprofit experience as well as: leadership training program through SCI, access to college / graduate credit through an exclusive partnership with Merrimack College, and earn federal dollars towards higher education.SCI AmeriCorps is seeking candidates to fill positions for a 1700-hour service term (approximately 40 hours/week) from September 2024 through June 2025. Fellow Stipend Benefit Options (A or B) A. Receive a Taxable Stipend of $2,500 / month, paid bi-weekly (max stipend value = $25,000 per year). B. Receive a Taxable Stipend of $1,600 / month, paid bi-weekly, with Housing Placement & Homestay Benefit [$900 / month] provided by StudentRoomStay (max stipend value = $25,000 year).Fellow Program Benefits - Earn a Federal Education Award worth up to $7,395 upon successful completion of service - May receive Student Loan Forbearance during active service - Full Healthcare (medical, dental) provided by SCI AmeriCorps - $90 / month Transportation Stipend during your service term provided by SCI AmeriCorps - SCI Developing Leaders Program – receive badges of completion for 50+ hours of comprehensive career development in partnership with Merrimack College - Access to Merrimack College campus resources via Merrimack Student ID - Free Enrollment in a Community Engagement course taught by Merrimack College faculty with the option to receive undergraduate or graduate academic credit. - Essential Requirements - Commit to full term-of-service in local communities with diverse residents - Serve in-person for some or all service activities - Participate fully in all SCI AmeriCorps orientations, trainings, surveys and evaluations - Complete a Social Capital Youth Project for host site partner youth enrichment programming - Must be at least 18 years of age at time of enrollment
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Member Duties : At Mass Poetry, the SCI AmeriCorps Fellow core service activities will be: - Lead volunteer recruitment efforts at Mass Poetry to support organizational events such as the Boston Book Festival, Intercollegiate Poetry Showcase, and 2025 Massachusetts Poetry Festival. - Collaborate closely with Mass Poetry staff to train and coordinate volunteers for organizational events and programs. - Lead development of formal Volunteer Engagement Plan for Mass Poetry by updating and enhancing existing documents, tools and processes (e.g. orientation, background checks, volunteer handbook). - Provide weekly support for Mass Poetry’s Teen Spoken Word Program (TSWP) by engaging in mentorship and other positive youth development practices with teen participants. - Recruit 6-8 youth participants from the TSWP to form a Teen Council in Fall 2024. Mentor the Teen Council members between January-June 2025 in shaping Mass Poetry’s youth-focused programming.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Housing ,  Stipend . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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SCI AmeriCorps Fellow - Mass Poetry

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2024  -   06/30/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  


Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2024  To  08/15/2024 

To apply :
Phone  7819352244

Contact SCI AmeriCorps
165M New Boston St
Woburn   MA   01801

Listing ID 112911


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