Full Job Description
The Project MORE AmeriCorps program was founded in 2003 as an effort to expand literacy resources and provide economic opportunity to individuals amongst Chicago’s most underserved communities. Since then, over 350 passionate individuals have dedicated themselves to Project MORE’s mission to build a lifelong ethic of service and positively transform lives. Our service year is designed to cultivate an ideal professional development and personal growth experience for AmeriCorps members through: Hands-on paid job training – modest living allowance provided of Coaching, mentoring, and self-care awareness Extensive leadership & transferable skill-building Member Benefits include: $1,333 monthly living allowance $6,195 education award among completion of program Healthcare coverage Childcare assistance Professional and personal development training
Member Duties : Project MORE members are placed within UIC Center for Literacy FAmily STart (FAST) Learning & Support service sites where they provide tutoring and support to adult learners seeking to obtain their GED/HSE certificate, learn English as a Second language, parents and family learning workshops as well as capacity building workshops for non-profits and community-based organizations.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Education , Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Technology .
General Skills , Team Work , Writing/Editing , Teaching/Tutoring , Computers/Technology , Public Speaking , Community Organization , Education .
AmeriCorps State / National
UIC Project MORE
Program Start/End Date
09/02/2020 - 07/30/2021
Work Schedule Full Time
High school diploma/GED
Minimum: 18 Maximum: None
Program Locations ILLINOIS Chicago
From 05/19/2020 To 10/01/2020
Contact Jeneen Thomas
1640 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago IL 60608
Listing ID 96342