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AmeriCorps Member With Norwescap

Website Americorps for Norwescap

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS AN AMERICORPS POSITION – WE ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLING MEMBERS FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT COACHES, FINANCIAL COACHES AND ENGAGEMENT PARTNERS. Start Dates for 09/01/2024.

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD UTILIZE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/search.do

Norwescap is dedicated to creating opportunities and changing lives for thousands of low-income individuals and families in Northwest New Jersey. Our vision is to help build a community that transforms poverty into opportunity.

Norwescap works to accomplish this mission through a comprehensive array of strategies, programs and services that generally fall into six domains or categories of support: Education, Employment, Financial Empowerment, Health & Nutrition, Housing & Community Development and Volunteerism & Civic Engagement,

Learn more by visiting: www.norwescap.org

As an AmeriCorps member, during service, you will receive:

A modest living allowance of $20,000 with 1,700 hours of service until end of August (364 Days of Service) split into bi-weekly stipend amounts.

Childcare and/or health benefits if applicable, Skills-based and professional development training, Forbearance for federally backed students loans; after you successfully complete your term of service, you are eligible to have the interest incurred during service paid in full.

After completion of service, you will receive: Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to use on future educational expenses or to pay back qualified student loans. The value is dependent on length of service. Members 55+ are eligible to transfer their Education Award to a family member.
Competitive job edge in your job search, including access to a network of over 600 Employers of National Service.

Currently Hiring 3 Positions:

Financial Coach: Will meet with each participant for a 90 minute one-on-one coaching session. During this session the Coach will complete and initial assessment of the individual’s financial status and work with them on budgeting, savings and credit building. The Financial Coach will also conduct a 30 minute follow up session with each participant once a month for 5 months or until the pervious identified goal is identified and connections are made towards success.

Employment Coach: Will meet with each interested participant for a 90 minute one-on-one coaching session. During this session the Coach will help the participant assess their current employment situation, identify employment goals, and help develop a plan to achieve these goals. This may include resume development, computer skills training, basic education courses, or other job readiness and/ or workshops. The Employment Coach will also conduct a 30 minute follow up session with each participant once a month for 5 months or until the previous goal is identified or progress is shown.

Engagement Partner: Will who provides holistic support to the individuals and families in the communities we serve; partnering with them to assist in reaching their personal goals that will move them closer to a thriving state. Engagement Partners are responsible for connecting with individuals, assessing their needs, linking them to needed services, documenting the contacts, and providing follow-up. This role is crucial in our work to provide excellent customer service and ensure that every person is connected to every service that can assist them.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $20,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have reliable transportation?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Phillipsburg, NJ: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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