Notre Dame AmeriCorps - Watsonville

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Notre Dame AmeriCorps - Watsonville We at Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps believe that education is the fundamental tool in the struggle for human dignity, self-esteem and self-determination. We seek to build community among our members, as well as the people with whom we work by reaching out across culture and class. We are committed to helping people help themselves. Our members work to empower the economically disadvantaged and oppressed through education and personal hands-on support. We support education centers that serve farm worker families. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : Watsonville NDMVA members serve in either a local school, food bank, or women's shelter. Depending on site placement, members may provide academic support to youth and support after-school enrichment activities, assist the food bank's food distribution and nutrition education programs, or support shelter programs to help low-income families overcome barriers to self-sufficiency. In addition to service at their primary site, our members join a diverse team of supportive and dedicated individuals for a week-long orientation, biweekly meetings, and team service projects throughout the year. Candidates may apply for a specific site (school, food bank or shelter), or indicate an order of preference when they apply. Each position has different requirements which can be found, along with our full application, at our website, http://www.ndmva.org/Watsonville. Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Education award upon successful completion of service , Housing , Mid Year Conference and Team Weekends , Stipend , Health Coverage . Terms : Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas : Homelessness , Environment , Health , Children/Youth , Community Outreach , Hunger , Education . Skills : Youth Development , Communications .

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