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Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House AmeriCorps
Lessie Bates AmeriCorps approaches the needs of the children and families of East St. Louis, Illinois. Central to the program are twenty-five Educational Advocates who will serve 1000 children and their families in a comprehensive effort over a three year period to improve their educational outcomes, to improve their health by reducing childhood obesity, and to increase their technological competence to prepare them for a digital world. Overall, 186 AmeriCorps members will support these efforts in technology, nutrition education, volunteerism, after-school programming, and veterans services.
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps members who will provide educational support, food support through healthy futures and food support to seniors. They also coordinate services for homeless veterans, expand the capacity of the community to support and manage volunteers and community implementation of safety initiatives. "Youth opportunity" within the Greater East St. Louis, Illinois community is one of the program greatest impacts throughout the community. Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House AmeriCorps program will focus on the CNCS focus areas of Education, Healthy Futures, Capacity Building and Economic Opportunity for Opportunity Youth.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Service Areas :
Education ,  Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Veterans ,  Elder Care ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Veterans ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Health . 
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Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
07/01/2023  -   06/30/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ILLINOIS  


Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2023  To  06/30/2024 

Contact Camille Scott
1200 N 13th St
East Saint Louis   IL   62205
AmeriCorps/East. St. Louis

Listing ID 83609


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