June 25, 2019 - PHENND
Position Type: AmeriCorps position; six-month to one-year, full-time service term
Compensation: $1,720/month pre-tax plus transportation and AmeriCorps benefits
Organization Summary EducationWorks engages children and young people by providing high quality educational programs that make the school day whole and reengage disconnected young adults to education and career readiness. From in-school programs to out-of-school time and AmeriCorps service, youth from six years to adulthood are positively impacted by EducationWorks programming. EducationWorks creates Opportunities for Learning and Skills for Life.
Launched in September 2013, PowerCorpsPHL is a City of Philadelphia AmeriCorps initiative operated by EducationWorks. PowerCorpsPHL engages disconnected young adults and returning citizens to enter and succeed in career pathways by using service as the strategy to provide career-connected education and paid, work experiences. Working closely with partners in the public and private sector, PowerCorpsPHL members engage in a 12-month phased experience tackling pressing environmental challenges in Philadelphia and developing the skills required to secure meaningful work.
Position Overview The PowerCorpsPHL Assistant Crew Leader is a critical AmeriCorps position that provides leadership to an AmeriCorps crew, environmental stewardship to local communities, and mentorship to first-term AmeriCorps members who are serving to build their skills, advance community, and connect to employment. Assistant Crew Leaders serve closely with their assigned Crew Leader and other program staff to complete environmental service projects and add coaching and project management capacity to a crew of 8-10 AmeriCorps members ages 18-26 years old. Assistant Crew Leaders will serve full-time from August 2019 through January 2020 with the possibility to serve another six-month term through July 2020.