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AmeriCorps Project RISE
Project RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Success through Education) is an AmeriCorps program that focuses on educational services to address the significant literacy gap in the DeKalb County refugee community, among both youth and their parents. In RISE, 15 full-time AmeriCorps members serving an 11-month service cycle will leverage offer individualized direct service through education in core programs, including afterschool and summer academic programming, operating in multiple DeKalb County sites. All member activities include a focus on education and literacy, with most site members serving at least half of their time in out-of-school tutoring and mentoring programs at their assigned locations and half of their time delivering core program services in specific departments. All full-time members will complete a minimum of 1700 hours from September 2019 to July 2020.
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Member Duties : This program will engage a total of 15 full time AmeriCorps members to assist in the education of refugee children and families and to strengthen the community we serve by fostering a spirit of volunteerism and responsibility in citizens. New American Pathways welcomes refugees and helps them along the path to self-sufficiency in their new home. In addition to meeting the immediate needs of shelter, food, clothing and medical care, New American Pathways provides early learning and youth academic support, adult education and community engagement. Equally it offers long term services in the areas of Resettlement, Service and Volunteerism, Career Services, Education and Youth, Immigration, and Family Empowerment
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

AmeriCorps Project RISE

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations GEORGIA   Atlanta  


Accepting Applications
From  04/12/2019  To  09/11/2020 

Contact Fatima Koko
2300 Henderson Mill Rd NE
Atlanta   GA   30345

Listing ID 88175