Focus: HOPE provides workforce development training, early childhood education, food security for senior citizens and advocacy programming through asset-based community development work. These programs aim to create a pipeline of opportunity, with strong supports and access to opportunity from cradle to post-secondary education. Focus: HOPE’s early learning programs educate over 200 children per year, and provide over 250 mothers with peer to peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting.
Mission: Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty, and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection. Black and white, yellow, brown and red from Detroit and its suburbs of every economic status, national origin and religious persuasion we join in this covenant.
This is an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate position. VISTAs are full-time (35 hours/week) volunteers who build capacity for organizations to alleviate poverty. VISTAs receive a modest living stipend and benefits, and at the end of service may choose between a cash and education award. They may attend school or part time work, so long as they are able to put 35 hours into their VISTA duties weekly. This is an eight week program.
The Summer Associates will assist with the Youth Development Program and ensure that children are learning new and innovative things such as health and wellness, photography, literacy, and mentoring. Summer Associates will supervise youth and ensure their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being. This position will likely be a hybrid of remote and in-person
To be considered for this position, you must APPLY ON THE AMERICORPS WEBSITE https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=101631
Interviews are held on a rolling basis. The chosen candidate will begin their eight week service term in June of 2021.
How to apply
Please apply on the AmeriCorps website https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=1...