Easterseals Wisconsin Camps – AmeriCorps Member (Summer Volunteer Coordinator)
Up to $9,097.50 in program benefits for fulfillment of your term of service, plus room, board, meals, and community discounts from local partnerships!
· Minimum 900 hour term of service requirement
· $5,850 Living Stipend
· $3, 247.50 Education Award upon successful completion of term
As a year-round program, Easterseals Wisconsin Camps strive to provide AmeriCorps members opportunity through National Service to build upon leadership skills, hands-on direct support and program facilitation training, and certifications that can be applied toward future professional pathways, all within an inclusive environment based in a summer camp setting. If you are looking for term of service with a diverse group of people and making a positive impact within your community, we are excited to share our opportunities with you!
AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator: will provide program support by recruiting volunteers to help with camp programs in order to serve more children and adults with disabilities at both Respite Camp and Camp Wawbeek.
- Gain experience serving a wide variety of people and abilities
- Community Service engagement, involvement throughout term of service
- Professional Development
- Enhance Communication and Leadership Skills
- On-site direct support and supervision
- Paid Internship Opportunity (depending on field of study)
***Commitment is important for AmeriCorps members at Easterseals Wisconsin Camps. There are opportunities for short-term commitments as well, please note summer availability to the AmeriCorps Program Manager.
Previous experience working with people with disabilities is helpful, but not required. Potential candidates should be prepared to serve long days, work as a part of a team, remain adaptable, open minded, and energetic.
What to expect: Members receive both formal and informal training, including personal care, program facilitation, AmeriCorps orientation, ropes facilitation training, lifeguard certification, CPR & First Aide, conflict resolution, diversity training, and conflict resolution.
Camp Dates: May22- August 18. Members have off : Friday 4pm-Sunday 11am.
Please contact Anna Korb, AmeriCorps Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about our application process and schedule an interview!