CLEARCorps is currently seeking two Americorps members. See below for job posting and description.
Positions Available for AmeriCorps Team Members
- Annual Living Stipend: $13,000
- Education Award: $5,875 (upon completion of one year of service)
- Health Insurance and Child Care
- Training and Experience in Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention
- Certification as a Lead Worker with the State of Michigan
- Great opportunity to help children in Detroit
- Full Time Position—
- CLEARCorps Detroit hours:
- 9:00a.m. – 5:30p.m. weekdays
- Some weekend and evening hours
- Must own reliable transportation; valid driver’s license
- CLEARCorps Detroit members provide a service for the benefits listed above; this is not a “job” but a fulltime service project…..Start Date-January 16, 2018
Please send resume & cover letter by December 20th, 2017 to:
11148 Harper Avenue
Detroit, MI 48213
POSITION TITLE: AmeriCorps Member/Special Project Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Executive Director & Program Manager
AmeriCorps one year position. Member will perform a variety of duties related to educating the community and families about lead poisoning and healthy homes.
During the year of service, members are responsible for building relationships with families, case management, assessing households for lead hazards and assisting families in developing family action plans to protect young children from lead poisoning. They will also participate in community outreach events and other tasks assigned by the Executive Director or Program Manager. Additional potential projects, based upon experience and interest may include: community education, policy advocacy, website and brochure design, media outreach, research and grant writing. All training will be provided. Working hours are generally 9-5, Monday-Friday with occasional evenings/weekends.
Positive job history, must own reliable transportation, driver’s license, must pass criminal background check and drug test. Must be able to commit to a year of full time service, with possible second term of service may be offered.
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; Excellent communication skills; Ability to coach and work with families while building family capacity; Ability to form relationships with other organizations and maintain good rapport; Ability to complete and keep accurate records; Proficiency with Microsoft Office; Detail-oriented with the ability to self motivate. Must be comfortable with a wide range of activities, including one-on-one parent education, public presentations, committee work, team-decision making and more. Must have a commitment to reliable attendance and timeliness.
Will have a variety of independent projects for which he/she will be solely responsible, including working directly with families
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Public speaking skills, experience with community organizations and/or office administration; Knowledge of environmental and community health issues; Spanish or Arabic speaking beneficial.
CLEARCorps Detroit is sponsored by the Southeastern Michigan Health Association and CLEARCorps USA and funded by the BASF Corporation; Michigan Department of Community Health; US Department of Health and Human Service; Children’s Health Forum; EPA; and the Corporation for National Service