Part-Time AmeriCorps Positions
- Complete 900 hours of service - Networking opportunities
- Begin service in November/December - Professional and personal growth
- Most positions serve about 20 hours per week for a full year - See the impact of your service in
- Living Allowance of $6,265 the community
- Segal Education Award of $2,865
- College loan forbearance available
Family Services Coordinator with Chemung Habitat for Humanity (Elmira, NY)
Develop and implement a streamlined support system for partner families to ensure that families are prepared adequately for the rigors of the Home Repair and Home Ownership Programs.Serve as a counselor, meeting with families to discuss program criteria, financial literacy, and housing need. Update a community housing resource list to refer those who are not eligible for Habitat’s home ownership program to an appropriate agency. Track the measurable progress of our affiliate's Home Ownership and Home Repair programs, ultimately leading to 20 unique individuals classified as elderly or disabled receiving home repair services that result in a measurable difference in accessibility and independence.
Primarily 20 hours weekly Monday through Thursday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with evenings and weekends as necessary.
Personal vehicle recommended.
Rural Health Associate with Northern Tioga Center for Family Health (Lourdes), Northern Tioga Neighbors Network (Richford, NY):
Offer assistance with referrals to agencies to provide nutritional aid (SNAP, food pantries, transportation etc.), prescription programs, access to care (providing referrals to or direct transport) and referrals to insurance enrollment. The associate will provide assistance with educational programs offered by Northern Tioga Neighbors Network (nutrition and exercise classes for seniors), Richford Summer Youth Program (gardening and nutrition) and health fairs.
Connection to Care Advocate with Mobility Management of South Central NY (Owego, 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. This position provides the 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. This position requires a personal vehicle.
RAMP IT UP Program Associate with Broome County Council of Churches (Binghamton, NY):
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. March - November 2016 (25-35 hours weekly) Click for RAMP IT UP video
CHOW Program Assistant (Binghamton, NY):The member will address the local issues of food insecurity in Broome County by increasing the amount of emergency food assistance that is available to residents of Broome County that are food insecure. A secondary focus of the position will be to enhance nutrition, health, and socialization of food insecure children and elderly/disabled in our community. January - August 2016 (30 hours/week)This position requires a personal vehicle.
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