become a citysquare AMERICORPS MEMBER

 

 

 

 

Serve as a CitySquare AmeriCorps Member!

 

CitySquare AmeriCorps places members in three focus areas: Education, Food Security, and Social Services.

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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 CitySquare AmeriCorps office via phone or email and invited to an interview session.

We are recruiting for Fall 2021 positions!

 

 

How do you want to serve?

 

Education Positions

Members serve with one of our nonprofit afterschool program host sites in Dallas during the school year to support youth in their academic engagement and growth in social emotional skills. After-school members serve 675 hours (22 hours per week) from September 2021 to May 2022. Members earn a living allowance of $5,400 ($600 per month) and an education award of $2,417.14. 

Social Services Positions

Social services members provide assistance to vulnerable individuals and families through case management, housing support, homeless outreach, resource referrals, workforce training, etc. Preference for these positions is given to applicants pursuing a degree in social work or a related field, and some positions may fulfill internship requirements for social work/psychology/public health and related majors. Members serve 450 hours of service (32-35 hours per week) from

September 1 to December 22, 2021. Members earn a $3,300 living allowance ($880 per month) and a $1,678.57 education award. 

Food Security Positions

CitySquare AmeriCorps places members in food pantries at CitySquare and other partnering nonprofit organizations working to improve food security in the greater Dallas area. Members can also be placed in the CitySquare Food Recovery program, preparing healthy meals to reduce food waste. Food security members serve 450 hours of service (32-35 hours per week) from September 1 to December 22, 2021. Members earn a $3,300 living allowance ($880 per month) and a $1,678.57 education award. 

 

CitySquare Food Mobile Pantry Program: CitySquare Food provides healthy food delivery to individuals in need through a mobile program design. Members serve 675 hours (22 hours per week) from September 2021  to May 2022. Members earn a living allowance of $5,400 ($600 per month) and an education award of $2,417.14. 

The minimum qualifications to serve:

  • High School Graduate (17 or older)

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (deferred action does not suffice)

  • Reliable transportation

  • Able to pass a criminal background check

  • A commitment to make a difference

What’s the Education Award?

The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a benefit that AmeriCorps members receive upon successful completion of their term of service. The award can be used to go to most colleges and universities or to repay qualifying student loans. Click here to learn more.

Questions? Contact us at AmeriCorps@CitySquare.org.