Description: An AmeriCorps member will provide direct financial stability services to low-income individuals and families throughout the Upstate of SC, leading them into economic mobility. AmeriCorps Members accomplish this by serving 1700 hours with a partner site over the course of the year. Members will coach clients in ways to increase their personal income, build savings, and gain and sustain assets.
When: AmeriCorps Members will serve from August 17, 2020 through July 31, 2021
Perfect Candidate: This is a great opportunity for recent graduates, retirees, or anyone who is interested in starting a career in the nonprofit field. If you have the desire to serve others and have skills or experience related to social services, human services, case management, or community organization, you would be a great fit for our program. ***MUST BE BILINGUAL***
Benefits: Full-time members are eligible for a $14,279 living stipend (annual), health coverage benefits, childcare benefits, and federal student loan forbearance during their term. Upon successful completion of a service term, members are eligible for payment of accrued interest on eligible federal loans, and a $6,195 education award toward continued education or student loan repayment. All Members are provided with mileage reimbursement, skill building opportunities, and robust monthly professional development trainings.