AmeriCorps Service, Team Leader - #19503911

AmeriCorps NCCC


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Detroit, MI
Contract type: Full time
AmeriCorps NCCC

Travel the country and make an impact on communities in need! AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a residential service program for young adults who want to lead a tight-knit team while making a difference across the United States. AmeriCorps team leaders in the NCCC Traditional Corps program deploy to one of our training locations, then travel with a team of 8-12 young adults throughout their assigned region for 11 months of full-time, immersive service. Apply by February 28 to begin service in June.


Training Locations


Denver, Colorado; Vicksburg, Mississippi; or Vinton, Iowa


(Locations will be assigned upon acceptance into the program. Applicants cannot choose their location.)


Requirements to serve


Must be 18 years or older


Must possess a valid driver's license


Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S.


Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program


Must be available to leave your hometown and serve full-time for 11 months


Must demonstrate an ability to lead a team of 8-12 young adults


Benefits


During service, you will receive:


Basic expenses, including communal housing, meals, and a limited health benefit.


All program-related travel, including to your training location, projects, and back home after your service term.


A modest living allowance for your personal expenses.


Valuable training in leadership, technical skills, teamwork, and more.


Forbearance for federally backed student loans.


After service, you will receive:


The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,345 to use on future tuition costs or existing student loans.


A competitive edge in your job search.


Position Description


You will lead a team through a service term of direct, hands-on service in the areas of natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development. Your team could be doing anything from building a house to running a youth summer program to repairing hiking trails in a national forest, so openness to new experiences is key. As a team leader, you will be crucial to your team's success. You'll be responsible for directing, motivating, and mentoring, a diverse team of young people. Partner organizations and AmeriCorps staff will look to you for coordination of project logistics. Gain invaluable supervisory experience, challenge yourself, and build lasting connections.

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume