POSITION: AmeriCorps Member – New American Integration Program
HOST SITE: JFSMW – Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
SERVICE TERM: September 1, 2020 – July 30, 2021
ABOUT NAIP: As an AmeriCorps member serving in the New American Integration
Program, you will join a cohort of up to 30 NAIP members to serve at partner sites across Massachusetts to provide job readiness training, ESOL/civics instruction, and/or citizenship application assistance. To read a full list of eligibility requirements, benefits, and expectations for this program, please visit: www.miracoalition.org/americorps.
ABOUT THIS POSITION: The JFS NAIP member will receive a wide variety of experiences working with the immigrant community in and around Framingham. They are primarily responsible for helping clients apply for citizenship, as well as tutoring them in ESOL and civics as needed, and recruiting and managing volunteers to do the same. They are also highly involved in supporting undocumented immigrants, first generation college students, refugees and asylees, and families in the Framingham Public School system with everything from basic needs, to accessing health insurance, to ESOL and job readiness.
SITE REQUIREMENTS: Portuguese and Spanish preferred
GENERAL SCHEDULE: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday
HOW TO APPLY: Submit your resume and application online at www.miracoalition.org/americorps/apply. If you would like to be considered for this site only, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org after submitting your application. Otherwise you will be considered for all available positions.
Please note, this is a stipended position through MIRA AmeriCorps.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from April-August, or until all positions are filled.