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Near Eastside Education AmeriCorps
As a program of John Boner Neighborhood Centers and a key strategy of the IndyEast Promise Zone, we achieve our mission by positively affecting the socio-emotional development of youth aged PreK through Grade 6, and enveloping our neighbourhood parents in a supportive and empowering community. Partnering with schools, day cares, and youth-serving organizations, we train and equip AmeriCorps members to assist youth in developing the self-confidence, as well as the emotional, social, and behavioural skills they need to be the best learners that they can be. AmeriCorps members will also build transformational relationships with neighbourhood parents to empower parents to leverage community resources as a primary support network. This could include introducing them to community leaders who are redeveloping their communities, connecting them to local parent support groups, or making referrals to neighbourhood organizations that will work with them to achieve their family goals (i.e. financial literacy coaches, affordable home-ownership programs, fresh produce community gardens and food pantries, etc.). With strong community networks and support systems in place, parents are better positioned to provide a stable home life that is conducive to supporting their children's educational excellence.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : AmeriCorps members will deliver youth-programming using techniques that promote social, emotional, and behavioural development. AmeriCorps members will partner with parents and community organizations (including non-profits, businesses, neighbourhood associations, clubs, and groups) to strengthen their community support system and connect them to resources that will allow them to stabilize home life and encourage educational excellence among their children.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Discounted Fitness Zone Membership ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Care-giving/parenting ,  Communications ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Youth Development ,  Counseling ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Near Eastside Education AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2019  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations INDIANA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/29/2019  To  11/01/2019 

Contact Debera Kurz
2236 E 10th St
Indianapolis   IN   46201

Listing ID 68072