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EDC ACCESS WNY: Client-Intake Specialist
 
 
 
Economic Development Corps (EDC) AmeriCorps are placed in non-profit and educational institutions across the Buffalo-Niagara Region and provide financial literacy and tutoring services to their host site and clients. Participation in the EDC program provides members the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experiences and positions them for success in future employment and community service. EDC members are not required to have prior financial or human services experience. What we look for is a willingness and attitude to commit yourself to a term of service. We want individuals who are thoughtful, kind, hardworking, and have a passion for creating positive change. EDC is committed to: Improving the lives of the people we serve; Helping our partner organizations fulfill their missions; Creating supportive community; Developing and training EDC AmeriCorps to be prepared for the world to come. Members are expected to become not only part of the EDC team, but full participants in the activities and culture of their site.  While serving, members receive support from the EDC team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. This support includes an AmeriCorps retreat, orientation, monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members, individualized professional development opportunities, life after AmeriCorps planning, and opportunities to participate in national days of service.
 
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Member Duties : ACCESS of WNY is a non-profit organization that was created to promote understanding and collaboration between members of the Arab American community and people of other nationalities and cultures living in New York State. ACCESS of WNY case management department works to uplift individuals in need to become self-sufficient through supportive services, linkage to programs, workforce development, and educational programming. The Client-Intake Specialist will serve with the ACCESS team to complete intake forms and assess the needs of the client, create individualized client plans, set goals to help individuals meet basic human needs, and assist clients through direct services or linkages to partner programs. The EDC member will be responsible for mentoring clients on issues of financial literacy as they pertain to their unique circumstance. The EDC AmeriCorps members will be serving within a community that has a large immigrant, refugee, and low-income population.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
EDC ACCESS WNY: Client-Intake Specialist

Program Start/End Date
10/02/2019  -   09/18/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
Arabic

Accepting Applications
From  08/01/2019  To  09/16/2019 

Contact Jacob Fox
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500 x145
jfox@tscwny.org
www.tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 90986


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