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NYU Langone Sunset Park AmeriCorps

Company: Americorps
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Langone Sunset Park AmeriCorps

Sunset Park AmeriCorps, is a full-time, service program for people ages 18+. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Members work directly with the community based programs through the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone. Sunset Park AmeriCorps exceeds the responsibilities of a typical 9 to 5 job. All placement sites may assign additional work, a member must complete additional Independent Service Project (ISP) hours, and members are required to participate in team days, service projects and selected site specific trainings. Positions Available: 1. Parent Child+: (Spanish or Mandarin fluency) The Member will provide health education, early literacy support, and child development guidance to families with limited English-speaking abilities. Services will include home visits twice a week to families with at least one child between the ages of 16 months and three years old. On the first visit of each week, the Member brings a carefully-selected book or educational toy and the curricular material for the week, which is a gift to the family. In the home sessions with the parent (or other primary caregiver) and the child, the Member will model positive verbal interaction, reading, and play activities, demonstrating how to use the books and toys to build language and emergent literacy skills to promote school readiness. 2. Check & Connect Mentors (English fluency): Members will be placed at 4 different locations. The members will use the Check & Connect evidence based intervention model and work with a cohort of students throughout the year. Check & Connect is an intervention used with K-12 students who show warning signs of disengagement with school and who are at risk of dropping out. Students are referred to Check & Connect when they show warning signs of disengaging from school, such as poor attendance, behavioral issues, and/or low grades. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : A background in coordinating logistics, public speaking, working with youth and families, volunteer experience, computer database application and excellent oral and written abilities is preferred. Our program has a high rate of members serving additional terms in our Corps, finding jobs in our Health Centers, and moving onto grad school. Make a difference in your community with AmeriCorps - the Time is NoW!

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend , Health Coverage , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Homelessness , Health , Children/Youth , Community and Economic Development , Education , Elder Care , Housing .

Skills :

Medicine , Counseling , Leadership , Teaching/Tutoring , Social Services , Recruitment , Fine Arts/Crafts , Public Speaking , Education , Communications , Community Organization , Conflict Resolution , Youth Development , Team Work , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Public Health , Non-Profit Management .

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Keywords: Americorps, New York , NYU Langone Sunset Park AmeriCorps, Other , Brooklyn, New York

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