NOW HIRING: AmeriCorps

By July 15, 2016 September 30th, 2017 Employment

We are now looking for the following AmeriCorps positions to begin in the fall semester:

  • AmeriCorps for Academic Success
  • Indiana Kids (Filled)
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Food Program (Filled)
  • Teen Programs (Filled)
  • Media Lab

To qualify for an AmeriCorps position at the Club, you must be:

  • Willing to work in a high-energy environment
  • Willing to work with children and youth
  • Willing to strive for personal development, advancement, and improvement

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a United States federal community service program created in 1993 under President Bill Clinton. It was established with a goal of “helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.” Similar to the Peace Corps, members serve a network of nonprofit organizations and public agencies to fulfill assignments in the fields of education, public safety, health care, and environmental protection. Since the program became operational in 1994, almost 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.2 billion hours in the name of community service.

As an AmeriCorps volunteer, you will commit to the following:

  • Either 300, 675, or 900 hours of service
  • Consistent and steady work week
  • Opportunity to focus work in the following areas: Healthy Lifestyles; Academic Success; Character & Citizenship; Volunteer Engagement

As an AmeriCorps volunteer, you are entitled to the following benefits:

  • Living stipend, paid bi-weekly
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, determined by hours completed
  • Full-time work experience
  • Working knowledge of how the Boys & Girls Club operates
  • Possible future job opportunities within organization

To learn more about AmeriCorps, click here to visit the Corporation for National & Community Service’s page on AmeriCorps.

Academic Success Coordinator

  • Plan and supervise daily rotations and activities for BGC Scholars
  • Maintain and organize member folders and information
  • Administer pre- and post-tests and maintain homework logs
  • Engage external partners to create opportunities for learning, creativity, & project development
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain clean and organized program and storage areas
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

Indiana Kids Coordinator (Filled)

  • Administer Indiana Kids program
  • Become knowledgeable with Indiana Kids Program
  • Help design and implement activities to increase their reading and math knowledge
  • Engage external partners to create opportunities for learning, creativity, & project development
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour as assigned
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain clean and organized program and storage areas
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

  • Assist in planning and implementation of programs
  • Read, understand and run BGCA’s Triple Play program
  • Supervise gym and all recreational activities
  • Engage external partners to create opportunities for learning, creativity, & project development
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain clean and organized program and storage areas
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

Food Program Coordinator (Filled)

  • Assist with and monitor service of all meals and snacks
  • Responsible for delivery, inspection and prep of meals and snacks
  • Prepare regular food and supply orders
  • Administer daily, weekly and monthly reports and paperwork
  • Ensure proper safe and sanitary procedures
  • Maintain organization and rotation of food in accordance with expiration dates
  • Maintain clean and organized refrigerators, storage areas and pantry
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour as assigned
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

Teen Programs Coordinator (Filled)

  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Teen Director
  • Assist Teen Director with daily teen programs
  • Monitor study tables for teens and help with homework
  • Engage external partners to create opportunities for learning, creativity, & project development
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour as assigned
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain clean and organized program and storage areas
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

Media Lab Coordinator

  • Help design and implement age-appropriate activities to engage kids in Media Center
  • Engage external partners to create opportunities for learning, creativity, & project development
  • Assist with Power Hour, Tutoring, transitions and Discovery Hour as assigned
  • Plan, prepare, and assess programs to brief Program Director
  • Supervise transportation as needed
  • Collect “great” stories and help administer recognition programs
  • Engage volunteers to participate and assist with daily activities
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain clean and organized program and storage areas
  • Maintain tools, resources and equipment for program area
  • Supervise assigned area at all times including volunteers and members
  • Report all unsafe activities, discipline issues and code of conduct violations immediately
  • Perform all other duties as assigned in support of programs and overall mission
  • Hours offered Monday – Friday

For more information on the AmeriCorps positions and to apply, please email Antonio Benford at abenford@bgcmuncie.org or call 765-282-4461 ext 102. If you are applying to any of these positions, please include your resume and references.