Notre Dame AmeriCorps Member - Western Region
Are you interested in starting your AmeriCorps service on or after September 1, 2023? Consider serving with Notre Dame AmeriCorps! Gain valuable experience while serving your community! Specific locations and positions across the US will be posted in early to mid March.
We at Notre Dame AmeriCorps believe that education is the fundamental tool in the struggle for human dignity, self-esteem and self-determination. NDA members provide direct in-person service at schools, community centers and non-profits. They work to empower the economically disadvantaged and oppressed through education and personal hands-on support. All positions are designed to provide academic assistance for grades K-12 or to provide adult education in the form of environmental education, GED, ESL, food security, job readiness or job training.
Responsibilities may include: assist with after-school programs, assist with environmental education classes, help connect children and adults with nature, help to facilitate or execute small group instruction with guidance/support from classroom teacher; work with teachers to coordinate in-class support for students around engagement and behavior; assist with the coordination and implementation of ESL classes; support food security organizations.
Benefits of AmeriCorps service
The benefits of service include:
· Living allowance during service.
· Segal Education Award upon successful completion of service.
· Health care benefits
· Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
· Child care benefits, if you qualify.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED.