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Compass AmeriCorps
 
 
 
Compass AmeriCorps seeks applicants who are passionate about learning from and providing service to people from many different cultures and countries. Our mission is to help connect immigrants, refugees and internationals to available social services, to work with them to help reduce barriers to service acquisition, and to serve as a connecting force for agencies that provide these services. Compass AmeriCorps members will primarily focus on two key priority areas: increasing employability (through job placement services, jobs skills development, and/or reducing barriers to employment), and assisting clients in accessing health services. AmeriCorps members do not provide health services related to prohibited items. Members will serve full-time for 11 months. A member's service will include daily service at the member's placement site, as well as team-based semi-monthly Friday trainings, and community service projects during evenings and weekends. Member responsibilities may include English as a Second Language instruction, job placement support, employment skills training (including workplace behavior/soft skills training), health services support (including coordinating physical health services and health literacy), citizenship instruction, and high school equivalency test instruction, coaching/counseling, social services support (including access to housing, legal services, and transportation services), recruiting/managing volunteers to provide direct service to clients, translation/interpretation services, and community outreach. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our Corps and strongly encourage qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
 
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Member Duties : Members are matched with a service site tailored to their interests and member responsibilities may include job placement support, employment skills training (including workplace behavior/soft skills training), health services support (including coordinating physical health services and health literacy), English as a Second Language services, citizenship instruction, and GED® test instruction, coaching/counseling, social services support (including access to housing, legal services, and transportation services), and translation/interpretation services. They recruit and support volunteers, conduct community outreach efforts, and coordinate and participate in monthly service projects. All members will participate in orientation provided by Literacy Pittsburgh and will attend exciting semimonthly professional development trainings.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Hunger ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Social Services ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Compass AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
09/07/2021  -   07/31/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Pittsburgh  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/27/2021  To  10/31/2021 

Contact Jan Paul
411 7th Ave
Pittsburgh   PA   15219
412-393-7622
jpaul@literacypittsburgh.org
www.literacypittsburgh.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 37775


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