AmeriCorps Member Positions Available!
Civic Works is hiring an AmeriCorps Organizing Fellow to mobilize residents to upgrade the energy efficiency of their homes and create green jobs for underserved residents. The Organizing Fellow will primarily engage homeowners by canvassing neighborhoods door-to-door. He or she will also conduct phone banking, and outreach at community events. The ideal candidate will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and will have good interpersonal skills. This position is an opportunity to combat climate change and bring about real economic benefits for those who need them the most. The Organizing Fellow will build a strong skill set that will help him or her excel in future field campaigns and non-profit sector jobs. For more information, visit www.retrofitbaltimore.org.
Civic Works is currently hiring SIX AmeriCorps Members to perform Energy Conservation Home-Improvements with Project Lightbulb, an energy conservation program run through AmeriCorps. The positions start June 3, 2013.
We are looking for males and females who are able to:
PROJECT LENGTH: Approximately 3 months (June 2013 – August 2013)
BENEFITS: Living Stipend of $8.50/hour Loan Forbearance (Will not have to pay for student loans during duration of project) $1175 Education Award (To be used for student loans or any additional education) at the end of service.
NOT NEEDED, BUT DESIRED:
HOW TO APPLY: E-mail resume or letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 443-869-2614 ext. 203 about working with Project Lightbulb.
Community Lot Team
The Community Lot Team is seeking a Landscape Design Assistant. The ideal candidate is aged 17-24 and a Baltimore City resident. The Landscape Design Assistant must be interested in landscape design, hardworking, and willing to work outdoors year-round. As an AmeriCorps member, the Landscape Design Assistant will receive a modest living stipend an an education award upon successful program completion. No experience is necessary, but candidates will undergo a background check and drug test. For more information, email email@example.com or call 410-366-8533.
Neighborhoods for All Ages
Neighborhoods for All Ages is seeking Construction Apprentices to help improve the lives of older adults through home repair and community service. As AmeriCorps members, the Construction Apprentices will receive a modest living stipend and an education award upon successful program completion. No experience is necessary, but candidates will undergo a background check and drug test. Please apply in person at 2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Is an AmeriCorps Member?
Civic Works AmeriCorps members spend one year or one summer serving Baltimore’s communities. In return, they receive a modest stipend, skills training, and an education award that can be used for college, trade school, or to repay qualified student loans.
In order to be a Civic Works AmeriCorps member, you must be:
- At least 17 years old;
- A U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident; and
- Able to pass a drug test and sex offender registry check
Some programs have additional requirements and restrictions. To apply, please download and fill out the Corpsmember Application in the “Download” section and email it to email@example.com. Applications may also be mailed or delivered in person to us at 2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213.