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AmeriCorps Service Member

Job in Douglasville - Douglas County - GA Georgia - USA
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-03-21
Job specializations:
  • Education
    After School, General Education
  • Non-Profit
    Disaster Relief, Volunteer
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Youth Villages AmeriCorps National Service Member
Youth Villages AmeriCorps is a full-time service opportunity for individuals committed to creating safe learning environments for youth experiencing behavioral or emotional challenges. Members are presented with opportunities to engage youth who have otherwise experienced repeated failures and low self-concept with the traditional learning process.

The Youth Villages AmeriCorps team transforms student apathy into student engagement using a variety of experiential approaches such as West African drumming, service-learning, gardening, service engagement, horsemanship, art, and other methods. Members also support local nonprofits and organizations in the community through weekly service projects and provide natural disaster response throughout the state of Georgia. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Youth Villages AmeriCorps members provide critical literacy and life skills tutoring, service learning,vocational programming, afterschool and summer programming, and classroom assistance to children and adolescents at the Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus, a residential treatment facility on 1,200-acres in Douglasville, GA. Additional opportunities for members include leading service learning initiatives, community gardening, outdoor education activities, a variety of professional and member development trainings, including ropes course facilitation and Therapeutic West African Drumming Instructor certification. Members collaborate with local nonprofits and organizations on weekly service projects and provide disaster relief assistance in the state of Georgia.

Full-time members serve 1,700+ hours from September through early August, while half-time members serve 900+ hours in full-time capacity from January through early August. Applicants must have some college experience and be at least 20 years of age. Members are eligible for housing and meals, living allowance, health insurance, education award, and other benefits.
Position Requirements
College,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Conflict Resolution, Social Services, Writing/Editing, Team Work, Education, General Skills,  Disaster Services, Teaching/Tutoring, Youth Development, Leadership, Community Organization, Environment, Fine Arts/Crafts


MUST have some college experience and be at least 20 years of age
Additional Information / Benefits
Members are eligible for housing and meals, living allowance, health insurance, education award, and other benefits.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Kyle Fletcehr
Contact Phone: 7708526423
Preferred method of contact: Telephone Inquiry
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