Now recruiting! Join AmeriCorps today!

by Jessamyn Luiz

Now recruiting! Join AmeriCorps today!

Hundreds of AmeriCorps members are making a positive impact across the state of Oregon every day and you can join them! AmeriCorps programs in Oregon are recruiting members RIGHT NOW to address critical needs in our state in the areas of education, environmental stewardship, disaster services, healthy futures and capacity building.

As an AmeriCorps member, you'll receive extensive training and support to build your skills and connect you to communities and individuals that need a little extra support to realize their potential. You'll receive a modest living stipend to help support you during your term of service and once you complete your service you'll receive an education award to enable you to further your education or pay off student loans! Full-time AmeriCorps positions offer access to health care benefits and you may be eligible for child care benefits as well.

Click below to learn more about the programs that are currently recruiting!

Partnerships for Student Achievement

Are you interested in making a difference with children and youth? Partnerships for Student Achievement (PSA) is an education-based AmeriCorps program. PSA places full-time AmeriCorps members in Washington County schools, K-12, for 11 months to help students reach academic success. Through tutoring, mentoring, volunteer generation, before and after school programs, and parent outreach, PSA members provide the support that students need to achieve.

We are currently recruiting members for the 2014-2015 school year who have demonstrated experience working with youth, are committed to serving for a year, and dedicated to student success. If this is you, please complete the National AmeriCorps Application online at: http://my.americorps.gov. To apply you will need to create an account with the AmeriCorps Recruitment System. We also require a PSA program application that will be emailed as soon as the National application has been submitted.

For more information, give us a call at (503) 359-8110 ext. 4537 or visit our website!

Metropolitan Family Service AmeriCorps

Do you have a passion for supporting children and families? Do you enjoy recruiting and working with volunteers? Do you have experience in community health or financial education? If so, we invite you to consider becoming an AmeriCorps member with Metropolitan Family Service! Through their service, MFS AmeriCorps Members support the agency's three critical community initiatives:

§ Strengthening early childhood development and building youth success through collaboration and innovation…so that every child gets a good start in life and has the opportunity to grow into healthy, educated, productive, and engaged members of our community.

§ Developing and promoting effective approaches to community-based health and wellness throughout the lifespan …so that people are equipped to play an active role in their well-being and societal costs for healthcare can be reduced.

§ Advancing individual and family economic well-being…so that people in our community can live with dignity, security and purpose.

Full time positions currently available! Click here for more information and application instructions.

Want to learn more about what the AmeriCorps experience has to offer? Check out these service stories to see what AmeriCorps members have to say!

Posted on August 12, 2014.