Americorps Member

Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR

Posted Date 8/11/2020
Description

Level: Entry

Job Location: MFS Rockwood Office - Portland, OR

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Position Title:   AmeriCorps Member

 

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

 

Make a lasting impact in the community.  Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is now recruiting 2020-21 Full-Year/Three-Quarter Year AmeriCorps Members to serve at multiple sites across the Portland Metro area! 

MFS is looking for qualified and dedicated applicants to join our AmeriCorps Team and help us strengthen our community. If you want to be a part of an amazing team, gain new skills, and apply your talent and enthusiasm to help people in the Portland area, please submit your application for positions in the following programs:

  • Community Schools

  • Early Childhood Development

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Hunger Relief

Through social innovation and a focus on prevention, MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed in school, at home and in the community. Please visit our MFS AmeriCorps site for more information.

 

AmeriCorps Member Essential Functions:

  • Develop and Teach classes for students and clients in our service communities

  • Coordinate Health and Wellness focused family events and workshops.

  • Recruit and Engage family and community volunteers.

  • Actively Participate in professional development trainings & workshops.

  • Lead & Support site-specific projects and activities as defined in the site-specific service descriptions

Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Desire and ability to work with children and families and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting

  • At least 18 years of age

  • A US Citizen, US National, or lawful permanent resident

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Commitment to completing a full term of service (1700 // 1200 hours) and participation in required national days of service

  • These positions are considered covered positions with access to vulnerable populations. Applicants selected for the position must complete a 3 part criminal history check including a nationwide NSOPW search, an FBI fingerprint check, and a state of residence and state of service check.

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in both English and a second language preferred.

  • MFS AMERICORPS MEMBER BENEFITS AND SERVICE:

  • $15,000 living allowance for the term of service (September 2020-August 2021) // $12,000 living allowance for Three-quarter term (September 2020-May 2021)

  • A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,195 after successful completion of service // $4,336.50 for Three-quarter term

  • Health Insurance (for members serving 30 hours or more per week)

  • Childcare (for eligible members, more information found here: https://www.americorpschildcare.com/)

  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payment on qualified student loans

  • No-cost in-house student loan and financial coaching, tools, and resources

  • Training and professional development opportunities

  • Access to an extensive network of AmeriCorps alumni

  • Opportunity to serve on an amazing team of dedicated and creative individuals

  • Full-year & Three-quarter year members serve 30-40 hours/week 

These positions are considered covered positions with access to vulnerable populations. Applicants selected for the position must complete a 3 part criminal history check including a nationwide NSOPW search, an FBI fingerprint check, and a state of residence and state of service check.

 

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBTQIA, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider submitting an application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Position Title:   AmeriCorps Member

 

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

 

Make a lasting impact in the community.  Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is now recruiting 2020-21 Full-Year/Three-Quarter Year AmeriCorps Members to serve at multiple sites across the Portland Metro area! 

MFS is looking for qualified and dedicated applicants to join our AmeriCorps Team and help us strengthen our community. If you want to be a part of an amazing team, gain new skills, and apply your talent and enthusiasm to help people in the Portland area, please submit your application for positions in the following programs:

  • Community Schools

  • Early Childhood Development

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Hunger Relief

Through social innovation and a focus on prevention, MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed in school, at home and in the community. Please visit our MFS AmeriCorps site for more information.

 

AmeriCorps Member Essential Functions:

  • Develop and Teach classes for students and clients in our service communities

  • Coordinate Health and Wellness focused family events and workshops.

  • Recruit and Engage family and community volunteers.

  • Actively Participate in professional development trainings & workshops.

  • Lead & Support site-specific projects and activities as defined in the site-specific service descriptions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Desire and ability to work with children and families and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting

  • At least 18 years of age

  • A US Citizen, US National, or lawful permanent resident

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Commitment to completing a full term of service (1700 // 1200 hours) and participation in required national days of service

  • These positions are considered covered positions with access to vulnerable populations. Applicants selected for the position must complete a 3 part criminal history check including a nationwide NSOPW search, an FBI fingerprint check, and a state of residence and state of service check.

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in both English and a second language preferred.

  • MFS AMERICORPS MEMBER BENEFITS AND SERVICE:

  • $15,000 living allowance for the term of service (September 2020-August 2021) // $12,000 living allowance for Three-quarter term (September 2020-May 2021)

  • A Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,195 after successful completion of service // $4,336.50 for Three-quarter term

  • Health Insurance (for members serving 30 hours or more per week)

  • Childcare (for eligible members, more information found here: https://www.americorpschildcare.com/)

  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payment on qualified student loans

  • No-cost in-house student loan and financial coaching, tools, and resources

  • Training and professional development opportunities

  • Access to an extensive network of AmeriCorps alumni

  • Opportunity to serve on an amazing team of dedicated and creative individuals

  • Full-year & Three-quarter year members serve 30-40 hours/week 

These positions are considered covered positions with access to vulnerable populations. Applicants selected for the position must complete a 3 part criminal history check including a nationwide NSOPW search, an FBI fingerprint check, and a state of residence and state of service check.

 

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBTQIA, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider submitting an application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Experience Level
Entry Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
Undisclosed

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