Santa Maria’s AmeriCorps program strengthens Ohio communities like Greater Price Hill through service and volunteerism. Each year, Santa Maria Community Services will engage 16 AmeriCorps members to serve from September through August at several locations throughout Cincinnati, including several in Hispanic communities (bi-lingual Spanish speaking applicants welcome!) and within our partner organizations, including the Cincinnati Health Department, Healthy Moms and Babes, and Education Matters.
If you’re interested in committing helping your community and getting paid for that service experience, join Santa Maria Community Services Project Advance, a local AmeriCorps program, to make a difference, test a possible career path or build your resume. If you are 18 or older, dependable, accountable and have good customer service skills, consider this rewarding experience! Project Advance is an opportunity for AmeriCorps members to develop into leaders in education, service, and community development. *if age 55 or older, education award is transferable to your children or grandchildren.
AmeriCorps members are eligible for bi-monthly living stipend for an 11 month service term ($13,732 total), health insurance, professional training opportunities, PLUS The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award worth $5,815 toward college costs, awarded at the end of your year of service.
Service begins on September 1, 2018 and applications are being accepted for the following positions until all opportunities are filled:
Health Navigators & Coaches: provide health service support & education to those with little access to health care. Manage health education workshops & events targeted for urban neighborhoods.
GED & Education Coaches: provide literacy instruction & GED coaching for adults and teens to increase their skills.
Employment Coaches: work with adults to increase job readiness, access job search resources and secure employment.
ESL Coaches: teach adults to increase English language proficiency to help access employment.
Housing Coaches: educate and assist clients with housing obstacles to ensure safe stable housing.
For more information about Santa Maria’s Project Advance AmeriCorps program including member housing opportunities, please contact Bonnie.Hood@santamaria-cincy.org or call 513-557-7264. For more information about AmeriCorps visit www.americorps.gov.