NAIP AmeriCorps Member Application
Registration is currently closed.
The application period is currently closed.
The next program year (2019-2020) will begin in September 2019 until August 2020. We will begin accepting applications for those positions in April 2019. You can also sign up to receive updates by clicking here: http://eepurl.com/gaOqU9
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is information regarding the 2018-2019 program year. Please note that this information may change in 2019-2020.
About NAIP AmeriCorps
Benefits to AmeriCorps Members
- The opportunity to build on your passion for service, gaining valuable experience serving alongside host site employees and clients
- A living stipend (approximately $572 every two weeks, before taxes)
- A $2,960 Segal education award upon successful completion of service
- Loan forbearance and interest accrual payments on qualified student loans
- Healthcare coverage and childcare assistance (if eligible)
- Professional development and training in TESOL, interpretation, citizenship, and other human services.
- Regular monthly meetings to discuss experiences, challenges, and successes
- Member recognition at MIRA events
- The satisfaction of seeing the results of your contribution in the community
NAIP AmeriCorps Member Activities
According to the host organization’s service activities plan, members will increase organizational capacity through a combination of the following allowable activities.
- Job Readiness
and/or Job Placement Services
- Leading and
assisting with English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction or
group conversation circles
instruction and citizenship application assistance
- Organization of
- Special ESOL
program development projects
management and program development
- Provision of other
community support services, as needed
- Attend mandatory
initial orientation and ongoing monthly training sessions
in program data collection and communicate with NAIP staff regarding any issues
- Deep belief in the power and potential of immigrants and refugees in Massachusetts
- Excellent organizational, communication, leadership and project management skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Must be a United States citizen, United States national or lawful permanent resident of the United States, and at least 18 years of age at time of service
- Possess at least a high school diploma or its equivalent
- Must demonstrate a mastery of Intermediate English or higher; multicultural and multilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
- Must be willing to undergo a criminal background check
Download the list of host sites and position descriptions for 2019 Half-Year NAIP here.