Workforce Development Mentor-AmeriCorps (Spokane)


4004 E Boone Ave near Havana

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compensation: $3,561.90 Monthly Stipend (stipend is paid 100% by AmeriCorps)
employment type: full-time
job title: Workforce Development Mentor-AmeriCorps
Workforce Development Mentor-AmeriCorps --- Community Partnership with Skils'kin/Skookum Community Employment Services (CES)

* This is a paid Volunteer position hosted at Skils'kin (Skookum Spokane office) through the AmeriCorps Program. Applicants that apply through the Skils'kin or Skookum career page and are selected for this position will be required to also complete an AmeriCorps application and be hired as a member through the AmeriCorps program. To view this posting on the AmeriCorps website and for more information, please visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=122513 

  • Location: Spokane, Washington

  • Type: Full Time, Temporary Volunteer

  • Compensation: $3,561.90 Monthly Stipend (stipend is paid 100% by AmeriCorps)

  • Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday Friday 7:30am 4:00pm (Flexible start and end times depending on scheduling needs. This is an in-person position.) 10-month position: 9/3/2024-7/15/2025 with potential for renewal.

  • As a Workforce Development Mentor AmeriCorps Volunteer, you'll help connect employees and CES clients with resources to reduce the barriers they experience, and will help with job mentoring to become financially independent. The AmeriCorps member will be supporting employees with intense job support and assisting with barriers such as food insecurity, job qualities, professionalism, and hygiene.


    Typical duties include but are not limited to:
    • Write curriculum and teach classes in Life Skills, Financial Skills, and Self-Care.

    • Mentor employees at our commercial services warehouse and various federal facilities in Spokane, and on Fairchild Air Force Base.

    • Support CES clients in obtaining and maintaining competitive community employment.

    • Find, build, and maintain at least four employer connections during service term..

    • You'd make an excellent Workforce Development Mentor AmeriCorps Volunteer if you:

    • Consider yourself a people person.

    • Love working on collaborative teams.

    • Are dedicated to internal and external customer service.

    • Take pride in your work.

    • Are drawn to serving others and want to challenge yourself through mission-driven work.

    • Aspire to a career in Social Services.

    • AmeriCorps Program Benefits include:

    • Monthly Stipend (paid by AmeriCorps).

    • Basic Health Insurance Coverage (provided by AmeriCorps).

    • Professional Development Training.

    • 24/7 Professional counseling and support services (EAP provided by AmeriCorps).

    • Childcare assistance if eligible.

    • Worker’s compensation coverage (provided by AmeriCorps).

    • Up to $7,395 Education/tuition award upon successful completion of service..

    • Summary of desired skills and experience for the Skookum Workforce Development Mentor AmeriCorps Volunteer:

    • No previous experience required.

    • Teamwork, Computers/Technology, Teaching/Tutoring skills preferred..

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access. A background check and E-Verify will be conducted for this position.

    • Provide personal transportation.

    • Valid driver's license.

    • An AmeriCorps application is required (you may include your resume). Visit the AmeriCorps website at https://www.americorps.gov/join to apply on-line.

      AmeriCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled.

      This position is not employed by Skils'kin/Skookum.
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post id: 7758786723


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