AmeriCorps 2020-21

Summary

YWCA Central Alabama has available 32 full-time Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps service positions to begin in September 2020 and continue through August 2021. Positions available for interview include: economic opportunity, domestic violence prevention, civic engagement, education, housing/homelessness prevention, youth development, leadership empowerment, volunteer management, and social justice. 

All positions are at YWCA Central Alabama or within Jefferson, Shelby, or St. Clair counties and serve full-time Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Some evening or weekend service might be required for an individual position.

YWCA AmeriCorps benefits include:

  • Stipend of $1,200/month (pre-taxes)
  • An educational award of more than $6,000 upon completion
  • No cost health insurance for the individual
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual
  • Child care subsidy and SNAP eligibility for those who qualify
  • An opportunity to serve with some of Birmingham’s premier nonprofit organizations
  • Ongoing trainings with extensive personal and professional development

How to apply:

Please view the AmeriCorps PowerPoint and complete the application for the Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program. Please email a resume, cover letter and three choices for which you desire to be considered to: americorps@ywcabham.org. Phone calls and unscheduled visits are discouraged.

YWCA Central Alabama is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination. As such, the YWCA Central Alabama does not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or physical or mental disabilities.