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AmeriCorps LEAP - Preschool Social Emotional Skill Builder

Posted on 2019-03-14 10:59:52 AM

Listing expires 2019-04-11 12:00:00 AM

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Service Position Title: AmeriCorps LEAP- School Readiness Social-Emotional Skill Builder, Pre-K, Full-time and Part-time available in Southeastern MN Qualifications: &#216; At least two years post high school and have a desire to work with young children; &#216; Display leadership skills, including but not limited to communication, organization, problem solving, dependability, commitment, and flexibility; &#216; Self-motivated and able to work effectively independently, as well as, with a team; &#216; Possess a non-judgmental attitude toward families living in poverty; &#216; Prior experience with volunteerism; &#216; Comfortable in serving as part of a team; &#216; Meet AmeriCorps qualification criteria. Benefits: Living Allowance $1272/monthly FT, $636/monthly PT. Members who serve in 1700 hour, full time positions receive a monthly living allowance, health care benefit, student loan forbearance and interest paid while serving; and a Segal Education Award up to $6095. Members over 55 years of age can transfer their education award to a child or grandchild&#8217;s college cost. Our program can make half-time (900 hours @ 20 hours per week) positions available for qualifying candidates who can&#8217;t serve full time. Requirements: Must have mobility to interact with children; must pass background check required for working with children. We are committed to recruiting and engaging individuals without regard to disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats. To obtain an application please visit: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nationalservice.gov%2Fprograms%2Famericorps&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc9180ea8da2b4f9de83a08d6a8961557%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=K8JphDJf5%2BK3YJPNadg4FWiJldYMRry%2BQDLb0MRgejY%3D&reserved=0> or contact Barbara Gunderson, barbarag@smifoundation.org<mailto:barbarag@smifoundation.org> For additional information call Barbara at 507-455-3215 Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation www.smifoundation.org<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.smifoundation.org%2F&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc9180ea8da2b4f9de83a08d6a8961557%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=9vzl6G7h%2Fg%2BC3olWUEtCGnOfQ7GBZa9gXmpDM%2Fua3VQ%3D&reserved=0> Join us at our new Sprout! events to discover the many resources SMIF has to offer you and your community. April 23 - Cannon Falls; April 25 - Spring Valley; April 30 - Kasota; May 2 - Fairmont. Click here<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsmifoundation.org%2Fsprout&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cc9180ea8da2b4f9de83a08d6a8961557%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=0%2F0sPxLS1T7eYMp8%2BOuSqVQDYkE2hS%2B1200yE6ov2iw%3D&reserved=0> for details.

Service Position Title:  AmeriCorps LEAP- School Readiness Social-Emotional Skill Builder, Pre-K, Full-time and Part-time available in Southeastern MN

 

Qualifications:

Ø  At least two years post high school and have a desire to work with young children;

Ø  Display leadership skills, including but not limited to communication, organization, problem solving, dependability, commitment, and flexibility;

Ø  Self-motivated and able to work effectively independently, as well as, with a team;

Ø  Possess a non-judgmental attitude toward families living in poverty;

Ø  Prior experience with volunteerism;

Ø  Comfortable in serving as part of a team;

Ø  Meet AmeriCorps qualification criteria.

 

Benefits:  Living Allowance $1272/monthly FT, $636/monthly PT.  Members who serve in 1700 hour, full time positions receive a monthly living allowance, health care benefit, student loan forbearance and interest paid while serving; and a Segal Education Award up to $6095. 

 

Members over 55 years of age can transfer their education award to a child or grandchild’s college cost.  Our program can make half-time (900 hours @ 20 hours per week) positions available for qualifying candidates who can’t serve full time. 

 

Requirements:  Must have mobility to interact with children; must pass background check required for working with children.

We are committed to recruiting and engaging individuals without regard to disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.  Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.  This document is available in alternative formats.

 

To obtain an application please visit:

http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps or contact Barbara Gunderson, barbarag@smifoundation.org

For additional information call Barbara at 507-455-3215

 

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

www.smifoundation.org

 

 

Join us at our new Sprout! events to discover the many resources SMIF has to offer you and your community. April 23 - Cannon Falls; April 25 - Spring Valley; April 30 - Kasota; May 2 - Fairmont. Click here for details.