Description: Join SFLUMSÂÂÂ’s AmeriCorps Team Your Chance To MAKE A Difference In Our community! SFLUM is recruiting community members who want to make a difference to join the SFLUM AmeriCorps Team. Members serve in our Branches, ASSETS Business Development and Financial Education/ Tax Preparation programs. Program sites are located in florida City, South Miami, North Miami Beach, and North Miami. During their service, members receive a living allowance of $12,500; earn an education award in the amount of $5,550; and, are eligible for Student Loan Deferment, Medical Insurance and Child Care benefits. Applicant must be US citizen, or lawful permanent resident. ÂÂÂ“Through service, I discovered that there is so much that one person like me can accomplish,ÂÂÂ” says AmeriCorps Member, Gabriela Chavez. permanent resident alien; at least 20 years old; and, able to commit to completing 1700 service hours in one year. All AmeriCorps Members receive relevant training and mentoring to equip them for their tasks at SFLUM and prepare for their long-term career goals. Michael Fins, one of our current AmeriCorps Members says it best, ÂÂÂ“SFLUM and AmeriCorps gave me the opportunity to gain new skills that will give me a competitive edge over other recent college graduates.ÂÂÂ” AmeriCorps service opportunities are available beginning August 6, 2012.TO APPLY:Please submit your application by June 8, 2012. The link to the AmeriCorps portal is listed below. Please carefully follow the instructions below since the AmeriCorps application has been confusing to some of our applicants. 1. Copy and paste this link into a web browser (or just click the link - it will open in a new window): https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do 2. The 3rd search option is "Program Name". Type in "South Florida Urban Ministries".Your search will provide a link to the application for South Florida Urban Ministries -- click on it. Then click on the red "apply" button and you will be taken to the application for our program. If the site asks you to register, click "ok".If you have any issues you are welcome to call the 1-800 number listed on the AmeriCorps website for help. Thank you.
Individuals who are interested shoud be able to dedicate 35-40/week to this opportunity. A strong desire and passion for giving back is one of the success factors.
Organization's Mission Statement: We empower people to move from poverty to prosperity.
Duration/Frequency: Short Term Service/Seasonal
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