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Positions are frequently advertised on Idealist, Craig's List and the UMBC website.

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 & 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 (Baltimore)

Post Date 05/04/2017
Closing Date 10/23/2017
Personnel Status Contractual
Location Baltimore, Maryland
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 (www.choiceprograms.org) Shriver Center and AmeriCorps. This unique fellowship program allows you to experience community as classroom by working in teams serving youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Services, Department of Social Services or referred by a Baltimore City School.

Working within a team model, the Fellow will share case management responsibilities for program youth living in the Baltimore City/Baltimore County area. 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.

"My teammates were my family throughout my tenure. But it was the kids that made my time with Choice unforgettable." – Jill Lipman, Choice Alumnae
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: June 12th, 2017 July 10th, 2017 August 7th, 2017 September 18th, 2017 October 23rd, 2017
      ***All Choice staff are required to undergo a Criminal Background Investigation.***