at YWCA Central Alabama (view profile)
Location Birmingham, United States
Date Posted 09/20/2018
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Description

Program Overview:

Provides education about healthy relationships and dating violence to middle and high school students, and provides domestic violence outreach education throughout the community.

Essential Functions:

Responsible for teaching the healthy relationships curriculum to middle and high school students in Jefferson, Blount & St. Clair counties.

Recruit schools and community youth programs to participate in the healthy relationships program.

Serve alongside area teachers, school counselors, principals, PTAs, and community leaders to advertise program.

Schedule and coordinate all speaking engagements at schools.

Adapt the healthy relationships curriculum for a variety of age groups and audiences, including after-school programs and summer camps.

Provide personal vehicle for speaking engagements and represent YWCA and Domestic Violence Services at community events such as health fairs and outreach programs as requested.

Provide service on some evenings and weekends.

Maintain detailed statistics and evaluations regarding the students served in the healthy relationships program.

Be responsible for on-going professional growth and knowledge of current developments within the field.

Marginal Functions:

Perform all other duties deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the program and the agency as directed by the Director of Domestic Violence Services programs, including crisis line, childcare and court advocacy.

Academic and Experience Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Teaching, training or group facilitation experience preferred.

Benefits include:

  • $13,732 AmeriCorps living allowance
  • An educational award of $5,920 upon completion
  • Health insurance for full time members
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual
  • Child care subsidy and SNAP eligibility for those who qualify
  • An opportunity to serve with some of Birmingham’s premier nonprofit organizations
  • Some flexibility in scheduling
  • Networking in YWCA and community
  • Extensive personal and professional development

The AmeriCorps position starts September 2018 and concludes August 2019. The position is located in Birmingham, AL and serves Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Some evening or weekend service is required.  Men and women are encouraged to apply. A passion for serving the community and commitment of one year is expected of all. Extensive background checks are performed on members.

Please view the AmeriCorps Powerpoint and complete the application for the Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program found at: http://www.ywcabham.org/americorps. Please email a resume, cover letter to be considered to: americorps@ywcabham.org. Phone calls and unscheduled visits are discouraged.

AmeriCorps is akin to Peace Corps for citizens who desire to serve within nonprofits in the United States to help with capacity building and direct service. YWCA Central Alabama is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination. As such, the YWCA Central Alabama does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or physical or mental disabilities.

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