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NYU Langone Sunset Park AmeriCorps
 
 
 
Sunset Park AmeriCorps, is a full-time, service program for people ages 18+. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Members work directly with the community based programs through the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone. Sunset Park AmeriCorps exceeds the responsibilities of a typical 9 to 5 job. All placement sites may assign additional work, a member must complete additional Independent Service Project (ISP) hours, and members are required to participate in team days, service projects and selected site specific trainings. Positions Available: 1. Parent Child+: (Spanish or Mandarin fluency) The Member will provide health education, early literacy support, and child development guidance to families with limited English-speaking abilities. Services will include home visits twice a week to families with at least one child between the ages of 16 months and three years old. On the first visit of each week, the Member brings a carefully-selected book or educational toy and the curricular material for the week, which is a gift to the family. In the home sessions with the parent (or other primary caregiver) and the child, the Member will model positive verbal interaction, reading, and play activities, demonstrating how to use the books and toys to build language and emergent literacy skills to promote school readiness. 2. Check & Connect Mentors (English fluency): Members will be placed at 4 different locations. The members will use the Check & Connect evidence based intervention model and work with a cohort of students throughout the year. Check & Connect is an intervention used with K-12 students who show warning signs of disengagement with school and who are at risk of dropping out. Students are referred to Check & Connect when they show warning signs of disengaging from school, such as poor attendance, behavioral issues, and/or low grades.
 
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Member Duties : A background in coordinating logistics, public speaking, working with youth and families, volunteer experience, computer database application and excellent oral and written abilities is preferred. Our program has a high rate of members serving additional terms in our Corps, finding jobs in our Health Centers, and moving onto grad school. Make a difference in your community with AmeriCorps - the Time is NoW!
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Elder Care ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Medicine ,  Counseling ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
NYU Langone Sunset Park AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2020  -   09/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

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

Languages
Chinese
English
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  07/02/2020  To  09/01/2021 

Contact Lina Vong
6025 6th Ave
Brooklyn   NY   11220
718-630-7164
lina.vong@nyulangone.org
jobs.nyulangone.org/job/738148
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 71789


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