AmeriCorps Member

CitySquare AmeriCorps Member Application

Positions for the current grant year have been filled. Please stay tuned – in mid-June we’ll post the application to serve for the next term which starts in September 2019!

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Interested in applying for the September 2019 program? Please note – the minimum qualifications to serve are:

  • 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

Potential Service Opportunities:

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

Education Positions

  • After-school Dallas: After-school members serve 675 hours of service (22 hrs/wk). Program schedules vary, but all positions require availability during after school hours, for the entire school year.
  • Houston Full Time: CitySquare AmeriCorps places members with United Way of Greater Houston in Houston, Texas to serve 1,700 hours of service (42 hrs/wk).
  • Summer: Members serve in education positions in Dallas and Houston during the summer months.

Food Security Positions

  • Year-round: CitySquare AmeriCorps places members in food pantries at CitySquare and other partnering nonprofit organizations working to improve food security in the greater Dallas area.
  • CitySquare Food summer meal program: CitySquare Food program provides free meals to children during the summer months. Members serve between 300-450 hours of service (30-45 hrs/wk, depending on position).

Social Services Positions

  • Social services members provide assistance to vulnerable individuals and families through case management, housing support, homeless outreach, workforce training, etc. Preference for these positions is given to applicants pursuing a degree in social work or a related field. Members serve 450 hours of service (32-35 hrs/wk).

Disaster Recovery Positions

  • Disaster recovery members serve in long-term natural disaster recovery activities, such as home repairs and rebuilding. Members serve 900 hours.

 

Want more information? Contact AmeriCorps@CitySquare.org.