compensation: $16,000 per year term + benefits and $10,000 Education Award employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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What if you could get paid while making an impact, gain skills and experience that will help you stand out to future employers and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience…all at the same time?
Since 1994, more than 1 million Americans have given 1.3 billion hours of service through AmeriCorps. It is a unique opportunity that offers up to one year of paid service for those entering or re-entering the workforce.
OneOC, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, is proud to offer AmeriCorps fellowships.
As a OneOC AmeriCorps member, you will have the opportunity to build the capacity of Orange County’s most prominent nonprofits. We are currently recruiting for, Tustin Unified Schools- Arroyo, Beswick, Hicks Canyon, Heidman, Guin Foss, Thorman, Loma Vista and Columbus Tustin.
For people entering the workforce, AmeriCorps programs provide members with valuable work skills, leadership development and a pathway to future opportunities.
Why this Matters to you? You are looking to serve your community and country. You want to take action and impact the lives of others in a positive way. You want to offer solutions to tough local issues and be constructive. As a graduate you are evaluating options for next steps – this offers a productive role following graduation. As a retiree, you may remain involved, supplement your retirement income, and help others succeed.
What you Get?
In exchange for up to a year of service, AmeriCorps members earn a modest living allowance and an Education Award (equal to maximum Pell Grant) that helps pay for college or pay back student loans. AmeriCorps members have earned more than $2 billion in these awards since 1994.
Living Allowance ($16,000)
Health Benefits (if applicable)
Childcare Subsidy (if applicable)
Student Loan Deferment (if applicable)
Free Leadership Development Trainings from OneOCNetworking opportunities.
• Education Award: currently $10,000 (AmeriCorps members that successfully complete a Full-time 1700 hour service term approved through FY 2019 AmeriCorps State funding will be eligible to receive a combined $10,000 AmeriCorps Education Award ($6,095 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award and $3,905 California For All Education Award). Members may use the education award to pay for current educational expenses at an eligible institution, to repay qualified student loans, or to do both).
What you Bring?
The most successful in this position have had one year or more of college experience, strong leadership and communication skills, good technological skills, possess ingenuity and a can-do spirit, and are energized by serving others.
Additional requirements: Members will serve 30-40 hours per week for up to 1 year of service. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be 18 years of age. Must clear all criminal background checks (DOJ, FBI, & NSOPW)
High-school diploma (BA/BS preferred)
English language (Bilingual a plus)
Ability to travel to various locations for training and service (all expenses paid by host site)
Have served no more than two terms in an AmeriCorps State or National programs
Programs Currently Available; VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Project)