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Economic Opportunity Corps 2020-2021 (1700 hours)
 
 
 
Located in downtown Buffalo, The Service Collaborative is seeking AmeriCorps members to join the Economic Opportunity Corps (EOC). EOC AmeriCorps are placed in local nonprofits and provide the community with essential financial literacy, financial wellness, and programmatic support. For this AmeriCorps opportunity, financial literacy service encompasses a variety of issue areas including but not limited to coaching & tutoring, legal, housing, and public benefits supports, financial aid assistance, managing community programs, outreach, and other program aligned direct service. EOC service is tailored to the specific host-site and the population served by the organization. All EOC members should anticipate providing a combination of financial education, client management, program implementation/design, and service projects. EOC members are not required to have prior financial or human services experience. What we look for is a willingness and attitude to commit yourself to a term of service. We want individuals who are thoughtful, kind, hardworking, and have a passion for creating positive change. Applicants can apply to the 48-week (1700 hour), 34-week (1200) hour postings or search EOC for site specific placements. All applicants will undergo a personalized interview and screening process to determine the best possible site placement for each member. Please note that COVID-19 continues to have an impact on some of our programming. EOC AmeriCorps member safety remains our top priority and we look forward to working with each applicant to ensure a healthy and successful service term.
 
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Member Duties : Full year EOC members complete 1700 hours of service. Hours are completed at the member’s host-site as well as through EOC team trainings, self-directed professional development, and service projects. Responsibilities are host-site dependent but revolve around providing a combination of financial education, client management, program implementation/design, and other direct service. Members are required to reach a minimum number of unique individuals ranging from 25, 75, or 150 clients. EOC AmeriCorps are expected to become part of not just the EOC team, but full participants in the activities and culture of their host-site. Members take part in a team retreat, EOC and host-site orientation, and participate in local and national days of service. Members participate in monthly area-wide professional development trainings, engage in life-after AmeriCorps planning, team social events, and have opportunities to connect and network with the broader AmeriCorps community.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Economic Opportunity Corps 2020-2021 (1700 hours)

Program Start/End Date
11/02/2020  -   10/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/15/2020  To  09/30/2020 

Contact Jacob Fox
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500 x145
jfox@tscwny.org
www.tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 95731


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