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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. 

Applicants may apply to all available positions directly through the website or by downloading the application and e-mailing it to Danielle Yurchinkonis at dy@umbc.edu.

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Position Title Posted Date Closing Date Position Location
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship (Prince George's County, MD) 06.23.2016 04.30.2017 Prince George's County, MD Details
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship (Baltimore) 06.04.2016 04.30.2017 Baltimore, Maryland Details
AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship: Jobs Team (Baltimore) Re-Opened 10.10.2016 04.30.2017 Baltimore, Maryland Details

 

AmeriCorps Community Service Learning Fellowship (Prince George's County, MD)

Post Date 06/23/2016
Closing Date 04/30/2017
Personnel Status Contractual
Location Prince George's County, MD
Position Type Fellow
Responsibilities Join us in battling the conditions that prevent a just and equitable society. The AmeriCorps Community Service-Learning Fellowship is a one year service learning opportunity through UMBC’s The Choice Program, Shriver Center and AmeriCorps. This unique fellowship program allows you to experience community as classroom by working in teams serving youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

Working within a team model, the AmeriCorps Fellows share case management responsibilities for program youth living in the Prince George's and Montgomery County areas. Responsibilities include: client intake and assessment interviews, establishment of goal-oriented service plans, development of activity plans, as well as informal counseling and mentoring, outreach, tracking and daily monitoring of these youth.

GAIN a broad range of exposure to community-based services including: juvenile justice, human services, public schools, courts, and housing.
GAIN intensive field experience as case managers, developing key roles such as leadership, brokering, and advocating.
GAIN field experience while being supported by a structured training program.
Qualification Bachelor's degree;
Good verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work individually and as a team member;
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends;
Possesses legally registered vehicle for employment use, valid state driver's license, and required insurance;
Must be a United States Citizen, United States National or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the United States and has provided documentation as proof;
and is at least 17 years of age.
Benefits A yearly living allowance of $25,000 with health benefits and mileage reimbursement.
Eligible for AmeriCorps Educational Award of $5,815.
May be eligible for student loan deferment.
Instruction Apply Online. Small cohorts of fellowships beginning on: May 15th, 2017 June 12th, 2017 July 10th, 2017 September 18th, 2017 October 23rd, 2017
      ***All Choice staff are required to undergo a Criminal Background Investigation.***