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Winooski Vermont - Serve Winooski Through AmeriCorps 02 June 2022 ( news )
Winooski , state Vermont ( By Press Release office)
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Winooski Recreation and Parks are a proud partner with the
Vermont Youth Development Corps ( VYDC )
) and are looking to welcome a new member! VYDC places full - time and part - time members across Vermont to implement diverse youth initiatives , fostering positive development and building resilience .
VYDC - Winooski - Recreation Operations AmeriCorps Member
runs a new slate of summer recreation programs . The member plans , sets up , implements , & follows up , as well as collaborates with youth & staff to provide emotional support & ensure a high - quality program . The member coordinates transportation , volunteers , & other community partners . Programs are at the Myers Memorial Pool , O’Brien Community Center , or a city park . Must be comfortable engaging a team of volunteers & interacting with a diverse group of youth . The member gains experience in program operations , building partnerships , & outreach strategies . Preference to those with language proficiency in Swahili , Nepali , Arabic , Somali , Bosnian , or Bhutanese . Minimum age: 21 . Travel: valid license & clean driving record; local travel to various parks & city buildings . Send resume , cover letter , & contact information for 3 references who can speak to character .
To be eligible to become an AmeriCorps Member , you must:
be 21 or older
Have your summer housing secured in the Burlington area
Be able to complete 305 hours between June through September
Spend approximately 5 hours with the AmeriCorps team , including an orientation
Pass a National Service Criminal History Check
Apply by the deadline: June 10 , 2022 ( rolling acceptance )
AmeriCorps pay of $2 , 912 for the entire service term
Education award of $1 , 342 upon successful completion of service
Hands - on experience and professional development
To apply ,
Step 1: Create an AmeriCorps Application:
my . americorps . gov/mp/recruit/registration . do
Follow the Steps
sure that your Social Security Number is correct
Be sure to fill out the reference section completely , as AmeriCorps requires 2 written references . AmeriCorps will send an email directly to the individuals you list , so let them know to expect an email from AmeriCorps .
Step 2: Apply using this link:
my . americorps . gov/mp/listing/viewListing . do?fromSearch=true&id=46469
Questions? Feel free to call or email: 802 229 9151 /
vydc . recruitment@wcysb . org
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