GO Fellowship In partnership with AmeriCorps
Benefits of Service
- bi-weekly living allowance
- housing (utilities and furniture included)
- access to food and health benefits
- ongoing professional development
- AmeriCorps Segal Education Award upon successful completion
- valuable professional experience in public education, problem-solving, youth development, civic-engagement, teamwork and leadership
- professional network of AmeriCorps alumni
- enriching personal experience
You are qualified to apply if you meet the following requirements:
- Earned an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree by September 1, 2022
- Citizenship or legal Permanent Residency status in the United States (AmeriCorps requirement)
- Served no more than three previous AmeriCorps service terms (AmeriCorps National requirement)
As a GO AmeriCorps Fellow, you will play an integral role in the school community by providing small groups of students individualized instruction, mentorship, and enrichment opportunities each day in a full-time AmeriCorps service position. You will serve groups of elementary, middle or high school students Monday-Friday and some weekends- an average service day lasting 9 hours.
You will undoubtedly gain valuable professional and personal experience and acquire vital skills in civic-engagement, teamwork and leadership during the service term. You could potentially serve in any one of our partner schools from Maryland to Connecticut- all of which share our mission and values. The ideal candidate for the GO AmeriCorps Fellowship is a college graduate who is team-oriented, passionate about service and equity, and who believes that all young people deserve a high-quality education.
The Key Responsibilities of a GO AmeriCorps Fellow
Instruct for Mastery– You will deliver individualized small-group instruction to students in math and/or English Language Arts for an average of four (45 minute) periods per day, and provide in-class or curriculum support.
Mentor for Leadership– You will support students’ social emotional growth in small mentor groups. As a Fellow, you will cultivate relationships with families through weekly communication, ensuring open conversations about student progress.
Develop a Community– You will support to develop an enriching school environment by being present during arrival, dismissal, lunch and transition of students as well as school and community-based events. You may have the opportunity to lead and support after-school programming.
If selected for the role, you will start in September 2022 and serve through June 2023. GO AmeriCorps Fellow positions are available in schools from Maryland to Connecticut.
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