Part-time (300-900 hours)

Part-Time AmeriCorps Positions     

 Term of Service     Living Allowance Stipend Education Award
 900 hours $6265$2,887.50
450 hours $3132 $ 1,527.78 
 300 hours$2070 $ 1,222.22

  • College loan forbearance available
  • See the impact of your service in the community
  • Professional networking opportunities
     

900 Hour Positions

Serve April/May - November for 30-40 hours/week  

    


Program Associate with Broome County Opioid AmeriCorps Pilot Project (Binghamton, NY): 
May-Nov 2017 - 36 hours weekly 

The Program Associate will assist Broome County and its residents with combating substance abuse, specifically the heroin/ opioid epidemic.  AmeriCorps members will be stationed at one of the following locations: United Health Services Behavioral Health, Lourdes Youth Services, or Southern Tier Aids Program (STAP).  Primary outreach activities, with a focus on RURAL BROOME, will include prevention, education, harm reduction, and navigation to treatment and recovery services. AmeriCorps Members will participate in monthly Broome Opioid Abuse Council (BOAC meetings).  Some positions may require:  physical, flu shot,TB test, volunteer orientation, and/or agency specific background check.
Multiple positions available.
Personal vehicle recommended.

Health Care Access Associate at SUNY Upstate and Rural Health Network (Whitney Point, NY and Binghamton, NY): 
May-Nov 2017 - 36 hours weekly 

The HCAA will provide health care access services to both rural and urban populations. The HCAA will screen patients at the RHN using intake forms and assist with health-related referrals and prescription assistance needs. Individuals requiring case management will be then helped by RHN agency staff. The Health Care Access Associate is a Community Health Services member serving as a link to health care access capacity. The HCAA will offer information and referrals, outreach and education to uninsured/underinsured, rural individuals and families identifying needs for health insurance, free/low cost prescription medication to help manage chronic health conditions, vision/ dental services or transportation. The HCAA assists patients served by the Dr. Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic primarily with prescription assistance. The HCAA will also make referrals for other services for which patients may be eligible. The member utilizes a computerized screening tool and web based programs to enroll patients in prescription assistance programs. Supervision at this site will be under Lenore Boris, Administrator, Dr Garabed A. Fattal Community Free Clinic.
Personal vehicle required. 

Connection to Care Advocate with Mobility Management of South Central NY (Vestal, NY):
The Connection to Care Advocate will serve with a team of transportation professionals and AmeriCorps members to improve access to health care and other essential services for people who face barriers to care, including the elderly and people with disabilities. Mobility Management of South Central New York (MMSCNY), located at United Way of Broome County, operates the GetThere Call Center, which serves as a one-stop transportation assistance center, providing case management, information and referral services, trip planning, travel training, and transportation education services. The Connection to Care Advocate will provide one-on-one assistance to participants, and will work collaboratively with the health and human services community to formulate solutions to participants’ transportation needs. In addition, the member will outline strategies to improve awareness and utilization of MMSCNY services through community outreach, marketing/ communications, publication development and media relations. Opportunity to practice analytical and problem-solving skills, gain experience in the health and human services sector, and play an integral role in the success of a dynamic community initiative.
Personal vehicle recommended.

Community Nutrition Coordinator with Delaware Opportunities  (Hamden, NY): 
1. Manage the Delaware Opportunities Garden to offer more local, nutritious farm produce to members of the community who utilize the Food Pantries
2. Recruit, train, and offer support to volunteers in the garden
3. Focus specifically on connecting more low-income community members with local nutritious foods 
4. Provide education and training to low-income residents on food growing methods and healthy food preparation
5. Facilitate and assist with the monthly regional deliveries of food to the fourteen Food Pantries in Delaware County when needed
6. Assist with Delaware Opportunities’ Monthly Food Distributions
Personal vehicle recommended.

RAMP IT UP Program Associate with Broome County Council of Churches (Binghamton, NY):
(March - November, 25-30 hours/week)
Responsibilities include learning the facets of the Faith In Action Volunteers program and the Youth Mentoring Initiative, working with Coordinator to interact with program applicants (clients), youth and adult volunteers, work teams, and program staff. The Associate will assist with site visits, inventory control, ordering building supplies, maintaining a safe work site environment, and assist with wheel chair ramp construction at private residences. A general understanding of mechanical drawings and basic construction principles is helpful.  The Associate will also prepare reports and evaluations of the program. VIDEO.
Driver's license required. Personal vehicle recommended. 

Cortland Hunger Coalition AmeriCorps Associate with CAPCO (Cortland, NY):
The AmeriCorps member will work with the Cortland Hunger Coalition being facilitated through CAPCO.  The focus will be on education and raising awareness in the community and to low-income individuals in the community regarding accessing healthy, affordable foods.  Work with the Coalition will include collecting and analyzing data to determine levels of hunger/food insecurity in Cortland, identify resources available to address, how to expand, coordinate and connect these resources with families in the community.  Work will include coordinating with other networks/coalitions/community groups (including Food and Health Network SCNY for a presence in Cortland).  Responsibilities will include working with CAPCO staff to identify funding and support to expand the snackpack program throughout elementary schools in Cortland County.  Responsibilities will include working with 272 Head Start/Early Head Start families to identify food/nutrition challenges and develop responses.  This will include health/nutrition education, coordinating with local resources to provide access to healthy food, cooking resources, etc.
Personal vehicle recommended.