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The city of Phoenix has AmeriCorps positions available for civic-minded, passionate, and highly talented students and professionals. AmeriCorps is a national organization that enables people to join organizations so they can give back to the community. It is a highly respected program that offers a wide variety of benefits and opportunities for citizens that are looking to become engaged in their community. 

Additionally, AmeriCorps positions provide job experience and great professional growth for participants. The Mayor's Office, City Manager's Office, City Council, and the Neighborhood Services Department are just a few of the departments that have hosted AmeriCorps positions in the past here at the city of Phoenix. The term of these positions is typically a year with a chance to renew for a second year.


 

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      AmeriCorps VISTA - City of Phoenix Mayor's Office

Join the Mayor's Office of the fifth largest city in the nation to work in collaboration with City departments and community organizations to expand educational and workforce development programs! The successful applicant will work alongside their site manager (a former VISTA member) to foster awareness of and participation in the work of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in the Phoenix community, including workforce development and education programming: cultivate relationships with individuals and organizations that provide expertise or products/services to opportunity youth; address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men in low-income communities. You will work across multiple departments to expand and maintain the database of community resources contributing to the work of Phoenix Achieves and MBK and help to address challenges in connecting opportunity youth ages 16-24 who are not currently enrolled in school or employed with workforce opportunities. For more information and to apply click here.


 

AmeriCorps VISTA - City of Phoenix Environmental Programs

Join the City of Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs (OEP) to advance environmental protection & sustainability by promoting sound environmental policies & practices through leadership, and education. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop and implement actions and policies that reduce hunger and food insecurity and increase health and economic prosperity of everyone in Phoenix. We are looking for someone with education and/or experience in food system, health, nutrition, sustainability or environment, excellent communication and public speaking skills, self-motivated, and detail oriented. The VISTA member will enhance the OEP's ability to achieve the 2050 Local Food System Goal to maintain a healthy, sustainable, equitable, and thriving food system with healthy, affordable food available to everyone in Phoenix.  For more information and to apply click here.

AmeriCorps - Experience Corps - Read on Phoenix

The Member is a vital link in the ongoing communication, planning, documentation and evaluation processes required for the successful daily operation of the Experience Corps Program in each school. S/he will serve as the program’s primary contact between volunteer tutors, volunteer team leader, designated school staff, and AARP Experience Corps (EC) staff. The School Site Coordinator will support up to twelve (12) tutors. Deliver tutoring to students enrolled in the program who are/may be assigned to you (2 students max for Site Coordinator) Be at the school for each tutor’s first day/week and provide assistance as needed Visit your school a minimum of two times each week Observe and encourage tutors to model best program practices Support and provide constructive feedback/coaching to assist volunteer tutors with effective program delivery Coordinate tutor substitutes within site Assist EC staff in the planning and coordinating of orientation sessions. For more information and to apply click here.

 

AmeriCorps - Experience Corps - College Depot

    Assist prospective and current college students with college planning information, tools, and referrals. Provide individualized and group assistance with their college/career plans, college searches, admissions applications, and scholarships searches/applications. Provide individualized assistance in completing the FAFSA and corresponding paperwork. Actively recruit youth and adults to participate in College Depot programs and activities. Research information from computer resources and written documents in order to help customers. Assist with College Depot outreach and marketing efforts. Collect and compile data for evaluation and reports. Represent College Depot at community events. Assist in preparing for workshops and events by setting up the room, computers, preparing copies, distributing surveys, etc. Assist in maintaining databases of information (ex. GED Preparation Sites and Scholarships). For more information and to apply click here.


     

     AmeriCorps - Experience Corps - After School Literacy

    Work with assigned students identified as needing extra reading assistance. Tutor students using AARP Foundation EC approved curriculum and materials. Model appropriate behavior for children. Attend and participate in a minimum of 25 hours of pre- and in-service tutor training throughout the year. Attend and participate in team meetings. Communicate any concerns, questions, or challenges to Site Coordinator and/or Program Coordinator. Be willing to serve as a volunteer tutor substitute. Maintain accurate records of daily tutoring sessions and volunteer service. Participate in site observations by Site Coordinator and/or Program Coordinator. Participate in formal service reviews by Site Coordinator twice during school year. Arrive on time. Notify the Site Coordinator by 10:00 a.m. about unplanned absences or tardiness. Respect the privacy of the students by keeping names and progress of students confidential. Agree and adhere to all ECPHX program and school policies. For more information and to apply click here.