AmeriCorps Project YES! in West Town is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year. Project YES! members will work with children in Chicago schools and non-profits. Members will serve as tutors and mentors, creating volunteer opportunities for students and community members, as well as have the opportunity to partner with classroom teachers and program staff in order to enhance core curriculum and create innovative learning environments. If you are interested in community organizing and education, this opportunity should not be overlooked!
Interested in education? In community engagement? Serving in a diverse corps?
Then Join AmeriCorps Project YES!
PY! Members Will:
Engage Community in Service
Explore Leadership Skills
Make a Difference!
We are seeking members for the 2018-19 service year!
This year’s term of service will begin on October 5, 2018 and run through August 28, 2019.
21 years of age
S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject
at least 24 hours+ college or Bachelor's Degree
Cannot be enrolled in any coursework during the program year
Living Stipend of $13,732; Health Insurance; $5,920 Education Award given upon completion of the service; Forbearance of qualified student loans; Invaluable training and experience.
Interviews will begin the first week of June and continue through the end of September, or until all positions have been filled.
Minimum Requirements: • 21 years of age • U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident • Bachelor's Degree in any subject
Additional Salary Information: Living Stipend of $13,732
About Northwestern Settlement AmeriCorps Project YES!
PROJECT YES! (Youth, Education, and Service)
PROJECT YES! educates youth holistically by providing classroom support, after school programming, and volunteer initiatives.
PROJECT YES! nurtures youth through positive mentorship by fostering relationships of trust and respect.
PROJECT YES! inspires youth through connections with caring role models by encouraging and facilitating civic engagement and leadership opportunities.
PROJECT YES! provides a structure of growth and self-motivation that empowers youth to develop skills in becoming self-sufficient individuals who succeed and contribute responsibly in a global community.