Full Job Description
This position is responsible for bringing Girl Scout programming to under-served girls who may be struggling academically and socially through the Project Opportunity outreach program in Aurora, DeKalb, Carpentersville, Elgin, Boone County, McHenry County, and Winnebago County. There is a living allowance and Education Award associated with the status of your membership. AmeriCorps Members will facilitate programming based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) programming in weekly, up to 1 hour-long sessions (in person or virtually). This programming will help girls develop a strong sense of self and improve academic attitudes through activities including life skills, S.T.E.M., career exploration, and healthy relationships. As a member, you will also help plan, prepare, and facilitate programming, identify additional populations of under-served girls, identify partners, and connect with them for collaborations, and recruit new volunteers from local communities to help.
Member Duties : Facilitate programming based on the GSLE in weekly, up to hour-long sessions at multiple sites (in person or virtually). Organize and coordinate informational presentations for girls and adults to recruit girls and adult volunteers. Ensure required paperwork is completed by girls, families, and/or site staff to include registration forms, outcomes surveys, facilitator rubrics, and reporting documents. Possible weekends and evenings as required for programming, community collaborations and service. Represent GSNI and AmeriCorps in community events and fairs to retain and build new relationships and collaborations to increase visibility. Meet AmeriCorps program requirements including completing and documenting hours of service, attending trainings, and participating in additional service opportunities. Establish and maintain communication with families to create a seamless transition as program needs changes. Responsive community service as needed due to unforeseen circumstances.
Program Benefits : mileage , Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible .
Car recommended , Uniforms provided and required , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Education , Community Outreach .
Fine Arts/Crafts , General Skills , Communications , Computers/Technology , Public Speaking , Leadership .
AmeriCorps State / National
Project Opportunity AmeriCorps *State - FT
Program Start/End Date
08/10/2020 - 12/31/2021
Work Schedule Full Time
Minimum: 18 Maximum: 99
Program Locations ILLINOIS Chicago
From 08/10/2020 To 10/15/2020
Contact Joselyn Taylor
353 Randall Rd
South Elgin IL 60177
Listing ID 99192