Part-time (300-900 hours)

Part-Time AmeriCorps Positions                       

900 Hour Positions for Fall 2015/ Winter-Spring 2016:

                         - Complete 900 hours of service                                                          - Networking opportunities
                         - Begin service in September/ October                                                - 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 

Elder Services Liaison at Broome County Council of Churches (Faith in Action) (Binghamton, NY):
Serve as a coordinator for services and events that involve older persons in Broome County. The Liaison will bridge the Faith in Action and CHOW programs at Broome County Council of Churches, making it possible for older persons to have access to the food resources, education classes, services and events that both programs offer. The member serving in this position will be an advocate for older persons, making connections between existing community resources, while creating new contexts for social interaction in conjunction with FIA’s Social Connections Groups, Senior Centers, and Day Programs. The Liaison will recruit young volunteers from educational institutions and churches to assist with new projects and events, as well as serve on committees as appropriate. The Liaison will mentor and train new volunteers, while contributing to ongoing development of best practices within the Faith in Action program.  The position involves both direct transportation and coordination thereof, for older persons to and from food resources as well as social events. The position requires a high level of responsibility, tact, and patience, as well as the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
This position requires a personal vehicle. 

Program Associate at Broome Office for Aging (Binghamton, NY):  
Assist the Office for Aging management staff to provide falls prevention, health information, food delivery, and recreational programs to older adults in Broome County.  The Program Associate will also work on setting up support services to alleviate long-term hunger and improve nutrition and food security in the older population in Broome County.
This position requires a personal vehicle. 

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.

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. Mar -Nov 2016  (25-35 hours weekly) Click for RAMP IT UP video