AmeriCorps Member Position

Posting ID : A1068497999
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

AmeriCorps Member
Full Time and Half Time AmeriCorps Member Position Opening Construction Team Leader will work with Opportunity Youth ages 16-24 who are enrolled in the AmeriCorps program to learn a construction certification and earn an education goal. The position is for 1 year and earns a living allowance. Full time position receives health insurance, day care assistance and earns $12,530 a year in bi-weekly payments. Half Time member will receive $6,265 a year in bi-weekly payments. The main objective of the position is to work with the Construction Manager and Trainer to teach the Opportunity youth construction while building and/or renovating housing units for low-income and/or homeless families. This position has to have strong leadership abilities and be able to motivate and mentor other young adults. You do not have to be an expert in construction. Some construction experience is helpful. This position is about personal and leadership development that pays a living allowance and provides an education scholarship at completion. The Full Time AmeriCorps Member will earn 1700 hours of community service and training over the course of a 1 year contract. The Half Time AmeriCorps student will earn 900 hours of community service and training over a 1 year contract. After completion of the 1 year, the AmeriCorps member will earn an educational award/scholarship in addition to the living allowance that can be used to pay for higher education. Must be between the ages of 20 and 26. Must be able to pass a drug test and background check. Must have a valid driver's license. To apply go to to download application or You may also pick up an application at Climb CDC, 1316 30th Ave, Gulfport MS 39501 All applications need to be submitted to Climb CDC by Aug 28th 2015

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