AmeriCorps – Apply to be a Partner Agency

2020-21 Partnership Applications Now Open!

AVAILABLE POSITION TYPES

12 – Full-Time: Agency contributes $9,000 in cash match. Members serve 1700 hours over the program year. Members earn $14,279 in a yearly stipend and receive an education award matching the amount of the Pell grant. Full-time members may be eligible to receive health insurance and childcare subsidy.

14 – Part-Time: Agency contributes $4,500 in cash match. Members serve 900 hours over the program year. Members earn $7,139.50 in a yearly stipend and receive an education award matching half the amount of the Pell grant.

PARTNERSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a not-for-profit organization and have 501(c)(3) status
  • Provides services targeting immigrant and refugee communities
  • Can provide a workstation, access to a computer, internet service, desk, and phone for an AmeriCorps member. Members can share the workstation but this information should be disclosed to the Members during the interview with your agency.
  • Have ONE assigned staff to provide supervision for the AmeriCorps member(s) on an on-going basis per partnership contract.

TO APPLY

Please submit all of the following:

1) AmeriCorps ACCESS Partnership Application

2) Member Service Description (see List of Approved Service Activities)

3) Copy of 501(c)3 – unless part of local county school or public health departments

APPLICATION SUBMISSION & DEADLINE

  • Applications open on Friday, November 22, 2019.
  • The deadline to submit your partnership application package is Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
  • You will be notified of the number of AmeriCorps positions awarded to your agency by Monday, January 27, 2020.

SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIALS (via email) to:  Khouan Rodriguez at acaccess@uncg.edu.

Be advised that all agencies are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to begin their own AmeriCorps member recruitment based on the number of slots requested.

CONTACT US

Please contact one of the ACCESS staff members below with any questions. Thank you.

Khouan M. Rodriguez, Project Director                          Cynthia Mejia, Project Training Coordinator
336-256-1060; khouan.cnnc@uncg.edu                                 336-256-1375; cynthia.cnnc@uncg.edu