About Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps – Bend
Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps—Bend partners with local non-profit organizations in Central Oregon. These include after-school enrichment programs, outdoor education providers, and emergency housing shelters. AmeriCorps members engage in service that ranges from youth mentorship, community outreach, teaching, and case management. While in the NDMV AmeriCorps program, members will engage in bi-weekly meetings, professional development, and additional service in the community.
About the Position:
The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for providing an environment that is safe physically, emotionally and mentally to the students Help youth get along with others, make new friends and provide opportunities for fun and constructive use of leisure time.
- Establish a program setting that ensures the health and safety of our members.
- Contribute to the creation of the Club’s overall positive climate for youth development.
- Plan, implement, and monitor academic programs and activities consistent with the organization’s youth development mission, goals, and current year objectives. Compile a monthly and weekly activities calendar for your specific program area.
- Provide guidance services to Club Members as appropriate with the well-being of the youth members in mind.
- Understand and implement the Youth Development Strategy.
- Adhere to all policies and procedures published by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend.
- Manage necessary administrative functions and assigned resources.
- Promote and market programs to Club Members, parents, and community.
- Provide guidance services to Club Members.
- Manage all elements of the Learning Center.
- Develop and plan scheduling regarding specific Learning Center tasks.
NDMVA Program Description:
Members serve for ~11 months beginning in September / October through the last week of July at one of our partnering organizations. Service members receive up to $16,000 (pre tax) living stipend for the year distributed bi-weekly, an educational award of $6,345 upon completion of their year of service, and Health Insurance available through CIGNA. Service members also receive on the job training, opportunities for career development, and additional training and support provided by the PNW Site Director.