Americorps Opportunities

americorpsNow Hiring AmeriCorps Members!

Service Description : AmeriCorps members support Lead Up’s efforts to  prepare underrepresented students to graduate from high school and successfully enter college and career. The program provides academic support, career exploration, leadership development and critically timed college admissions activities. The Lead Up experience is unique in that it surrounds students with a dynamic network of professionals across a wide spectrum of careers, who are looking to invest in others by sharing their knowledge and expertise. Through the Lead Up program,  participants find their passion, build, sustain a professional network, and achieve the goals the enable them to make meaningful contributions to the world.

Member Duties : AmeriCorps members facilitate college and career exploration through a structured program of extracurricular activities. Members will recruit, train and support community volunteers, facilitate tutoring and academic enrichment activities and plan and carry out career and community service events. Members will work closely with a variety of people including Lead Up’s professional staff, community investors and teachers and administrators in Lead Up partner schools. They are first and foremost role models and coaches for students who are planning their future and developing their leadership capacity.

Program Benefits : Full-time Members will receive a living stipend of $12,530.00 and earn an Education Award of $5,815.00 upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include Training, Health Coverage, forbearance on qualifying student loans and Childcare assistance if eligible.

Interested?! Please send your resume and a note about why you are interested to: peggy@leadupne.org