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AmeriCorps Member @ New Jersey Community Development Corp.
Celebrating our 25th year of creating opportunities to transform lives, New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is a non-profit organization in Paterson that serves 4,000 inner-city kids and families each day in the areas of education, youth development, affordable housing, and community building. The mission of NJCDC's AmeriCorps Program, Paterson Community Schools Corps (PCSC) is to eliminate barriers to academic achievement and provide new opportunities to transform the lives of Paterson youth and families. PCSC AmeriCorps Members serve in local elementary schools and high school teen centers as mentors, tutors and leaders providing students with academic support, social and emotional development programming, and family engagement events. Members also enhance existing services, including after school programs and school wide events. Throughout the year of service, PCSC AmeriCorps members are engaged in countless hours of personal and professional development to prepare them for careers after AmeriCorps. Program alumni have obtained jobs in the following industries: teaching, social work, law and policy, non-profit management, public health, government, Peace Corps, and graduate studies. Additionally, AmeriCorps Members receive a living allowance of $13,992 for the year ($538 biweekly), federal loan deferment, an educational award of $5,920 (upon program completion), health insurance, and child care payments to a provider if needed.
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Member Duties : Paterson Community Schools Corps – AmeriCorps Members dedicate a year of service breaking down academic barriers in local elementary schools and high school teen centers providing academic support, youth development programming and family engagement events. Members serve as tutors, mentors, and leaders in the school and local community. Through a comprehensive case management system, AmeriCorps members assist students with academic and personal goal achievement, including improved course performance, attendance, and behavior. Members promote positive behavior, strengthen family engagement, and organize activities that improve the overall school environment. Additionally AmeriCorps members may also: • Lead civic engagement activities and community service projects • Organize and run clubs for student after-school programs • Build and strengthen community partnerships for program events • Lead parent engagement and youth development workshops
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Counseling ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps Member @ New Jersey Community Development Corp.

Program Start/End Date
09/14/2021  -   09/13/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  05/25/2021  To  12/31/2021 

Contact Gabrielle Foushee
32 Spruce St
Paterson   NJ   07501

Listing ID 49290