Become a Member
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are encouraged to apply early to be considered for a position. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the AmeriCorps office via phone or email. and invited to an interview session in late summer for School Year positions or early spring for Summer positions.
To apply, submit the following documents:
- High School Graduate (17 or older)
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Reliable transportation
- A commitment to make a difference
Contact Jennifer A. Rajkumar about visiting your church, organization, class or event to recruit!
AmeriCorps places members in three distinct focus areas: Education, Hunger and other Community Needs. Members have the option to serve throughout the year for 675 – 1,700 hours of service or during the summer for 300 – 450 hours of service. Members must commit to serve the entire term of service in order to receive all benefits.
The summer program targets childhood hunger and the summer learning gap by focusing on mobilizing food resources and educational attainment through summer enrichment programs. Members serve between 8 - 12 weeks with one of 12 community partners. Daily activities vary between sites but all share the common mission to educate and enrich our community’s youth. Applicants must be energetic, have an interest in working with school-aged youth, and serve as a positive role model.
Members serve 30 – 40 hrs./wk. over the summer for 300 – 450 hours of service and receive a living allowance of $1,800 – $2,800 and $1,175 – $1,468 education award.
Summer positions are available in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio.
In addition to summer programs, members have the option to serve during the school year with one of six afterschool programs in Dallas or San Antonio. School Year members serve 20 – 30 hrs/wk for 675-900 hours of service and receive a living allowance of $4,200 – $5,700 and a $2,114 - $2,775 education award. All programs vary, but require members to commit to serving after school hours, Monday through Friday from 2pm – 6:30pm for the entire school year.
CitySquare AmeriCorps hosts a handful of full-time members within other Community Needs including volunteer management, social work services and neighbor support services. Full-time members serve 40 hrs./wk. for 900 – 1,700 hours of service and receive a living allowance and end of term education award. All programs vary but require members to commit to serving full-time hours for 6 – 11 months.
Want more information? Contact AmeriCorps@CitySquare.org.