Are you seeking a meaningful year of professional service? Asian Human Services (AHS) is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 AmeriCorps program year. For forty years, AHS has provided quality and compassionate services to immigrants, refugees, and other underserved communities in the Chicago area. AmeriCorps members serve in diverse positions across the agency, providing valuable direct services in education, health care, and employment.
If you are interested in making a difference while also gaining unique professional and personal experiences, then consider a year with the AHS AmeriCorps Program!
Independently teach ESL class to adult immigrants for 18 hours a week
Lesson plan and create independent materials as needed to supplement ESL curriculum
Track student progress, document attendance, and provide pre- and post-tests
Create a supportive, productive classroom environment where all students, regardless of background or ability, feel welcome
Collaborate closely with fellow ESL staff to provide additional programming, register students, and improve recruitment efforts
Start and end dates:
September 2019 - August 2020
Full time (37-40 hours/week)
- $15,000 stipend (pre-tax)
- $6,095 education award
- Free health insurance (no monthly premium)
- Free CTA passes
- Loan forbearance
- Member Assistance Program
- Extensive professional development and training
- Experience teaching adults highly preferred
- ESL experience highly preferred
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and desire to serve immigrant populations
- Thorough understanding of the English language
- 4 year college degree preferred
About Asian Human Services Inc.
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to Asian immigrants and other underserved communities so that they can fully participated in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.