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 - City of Phoenix Choice Neighborhoods

Join the City of Phoenix Housing Department to help empower a local community in making use of a large federal grant to improve their neighborhood. The mission of the Housing Department is: To provide quality affordable housing and a pathway to self-sufficiency. To be recognized as a high performing and innovative agency by creating and sustaining diversified affordable housing opportunities while empowering residents toward stability and economic independence. The successful applicant will conduct outreach to stakeholders in the Edison-Eastlake Community to aid in community development of the program target areas. You will also assist in sustaining the planning and implementation process by organizing and assisting in capacity building of community groups in the program area to ensure continuous membership involvement. In this position you will gain solid experience in how a large federal grant actually operates on the ground in city government to impact people in need. 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.