Compass AmeriCorps Member

Posted: Jun 10, 2024
Full Time, Contracted
Location: Allegheny County
Deadline: August 30, 2024

Our people make Literacy Pittsburgh a welcoming and positive place to learn. Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees feel a sense of belonging is reflected in the values that guide our day-to-day work. We welcome all qualified applicants who reflect a diversity of culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, past experience with poverty or homelessness, or prior contact with the juvenile, criminal justice, or child welfare systems.

Do you want to make a difference in your community?  Meet like-minded people? Gain leadership skills? Secure money for your education? Apply today for Compass AmeriCorps!

Compass AmeriCorps members strengthen area nonprofits by providing full-time social services support and English language instruction to newly resettled refugees, immigrants, and international populations. You will be part of a passionate, close-knit team of about 20 members that meets regularly for professional development and community service projects.

Applicants should have an interest in working with immigrants and refugees as well as a heart for community service. You will receive a modest living stipend of $23,000, an education award to go back to school or pay off student loans, health care, mental health support, loan forbearance and interest repayment, monthly bus pass, and childcare for those who are eligible. 

This is a one-year contracted position. 

To qualify for AmeriCorps, you must be a United States Citizen, United States National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States. Compass AmeriCorps members must have completed at least some college coursework, although a four year degree is preferred for most positions. The Compass AmeriCorps year runs from September to July.

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