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EDC Compeer: Youth Mentor and Financial Coach
 
 
 
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 : Compeer is an International non-profit organization serving seniors, adults, youth and veterans in one-to-one volunteer driver relationships. Compeer Youth Program matches students in 1:1 supportive friendships and small group support. The EDC Youth Mentor and Financial Coach will serve during the school year at either Lackawanna Middle or High School, providing group and individual mentoring to students identified as living with a mental health condition. They will provide the EDC financial literacy curriculum to students to support their overall learning of life skills, health and wellness. They will facilitate activities and discussions that promote improved self-esteem, coping skills and positive decision making. Outside of school hours, EDC members will work at the compeer office, lesson planning, completing data entry and assisting with office tasks and other compeer client activities. This position includes an additional $200/month housing stipend.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Includes $200/living allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
EDC Compeer: Youth Mentor and Financial Coach

Program Start/End Date
01/06/2020  -   12/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2019  To  12/20/2019 

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

Listing ID 91106


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