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All employment or AmeriCorps applications must apply directly through UMBC's website here

Positions are frequently advertised on Idealist, Indeed, the UMBC website, and other institutions of higher education.  

As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. 

If applying for the AmeriCorps Community Service-Learning Fellowship, please be prepared to present acceptable documentation certifying you meet the following requirements: 

   1.    Are a United States Citizen, United States National or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the United States and has provided documentation as proof.

   2.    Have been awarded a Bachelor’s Degree.

   3.    Are at least 17 years of age.

   4.    Possess a legally registered vehicle for employment use with required vehicle insurance as well as a valid driver’s license. 


The Choice Program is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 


Position Title Posted Date Closing Date Position Location
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship (Prince George's & Montgomery Counties, MD) 05.04.2017 10.23.2017 Prince George's County, MD Details
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship (Baltimore) 05.04.2017 10.23.2017 Baltimore, Maryland Details
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship: Jobs Team (Baltimore) Re-Opened 05.04.2017 10.23.2017 Baltimore, Maryland Details


AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship: Jobs Team (Baltimore)

Post Date 05/04/2017
Closing Date 10/23/2017
Personnel Status Contractual
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Position Type Fellow
Responsibilities Overview:
The Choice Program at UMBC is looking for a dynamic, service-minded individual to serve as an AmeriCorps Fellow with the Choice Jobs Team. The Choice Program, a not-for-profit organization, is administered by The Shriver Center at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). The Shriver Center strives to engage the strengths and resources of higher education in finding creative solutions to some of the most urgent social challenges.

The Choice Jobs Program provides disconnected youth job readiness training through education, mentoring and on-the-job training. A primary method in which this is administered is through the Choice Program's Flying Fruit Fantasy (FFF) Fruitshake and Frozen Yogurt social enterprises. The Fellowship is an entry level position which includes a supervisory aspect with youth employees at FFF. Fellows will learn within an established social enterprise to engage in meaningful service while strengthening their own professional capacity. The candidate will possess a strong commitment to service and have an interest in using this position to drive social change in Baltimore City through workforce and job development.

The service location is primarily in Baltimore, MD, and ownership of a personal vehicle is mandatory as travel within the Baltimore Metro area in support of the Choice Jobs program is required. See below for additional requirements/benefits of the position.

About the Fellowship:
The Choice Jobs AmeriCorps Fellow primarily serves youth as a job coach while providing managerial and supervisory oversight at our FFF locations. AmeriCorps Fellows provide leadership in support of the daily operations at these locations and reinforce a positive learning environment for youth workers.

Responsibilities Include:
Daily direct service with at-risk youth
Leading youth staff of 4-8 trainees per shift at FFF stand locations (Camden Yards, Inner Harbor and UB locations)
Upholding the FFF standards of quality while cultivating a safe and positive workplace environment
Representing Choice, UMBC and FFF through daily interactions with customers, partners and other members of the community
Serving as a liaison to Oriole Park and UB representatives in support of programming
Handling cash in large sums
Delivery of a jobs-readiness education curriculum in one-on-one and in group settings
Youth coaching and mentoring; engaging youth in positive recreational activities
Establishing goal-oriented service plans
Ability to stand for a prolonged period of time, lift 25lbs and work outside in different environmental and weather conditions
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
Outstanding organizational, leadership and customer service skills
Ability to work individually and as a team member
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including nights and/or weekends, that extends beyond a 40-hour work week
Possesses a legally registered vehicle, valid state driver’s license and required insurance
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Benefits $25,000 living allowance for your year of service
University student health benefits
Mileage and activity reimbursement
AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,815 at the end of your term of service
Instruction Apply Online. Jobs Team fellowships beginning on: June 12th, 2017 July 10th, 2017 August 7th, 2017 Septemer 18th, 2017
      ***All Choice staff are required to undergo a Criminal Background Investigation.***