Educational Support AmeriCorps Members

Educational Support AmeriCorps Members

 Do you have a passion for educating youth? Or want to get into that field?

YWCA Central Alabama is currently hiring for its Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program in the area of educational support. Qualified candidates interested in full-time, paid service to the community are welcomed to apply. Remaining positions include:  YWCA Social Justice, a program educating teens on issues like racism, sexism, and bullying, YWCA ASEP, Urban Ministry, Girls, Inc. and YMCA Northeast Branch, programs offering after school and summer enrichment for elementary and/or high school age students,  AlaQuest Collaborative for Education, an agency training students and educators on social and emotional wellness, Birmingham Education Foundation and College Admissions Made Possible, organizations dedicated to helping students become college and career ready, BuildUp Ensley, an agency providing education and construction skills-based learning, YouthServe and Junior Achievement, organizations utilizing unique in-school curriculum to support students.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $1100/month (pre-taxes)
  • An education award of $6095 upon completion
  • No cost health insurance
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual
  • Service with some of Birmingham’s premier nonprofit organizations
  • Extensive personal and professional development and FUN while serving

AmeriCorps positions start September 3 and conclude August 14, 2020. All positions are full-time, Monday through Friday during normal business hours with some evening and weekend expectations. Members must be able to serve during the day each day. Some college is required. A passion for serving the community and commitment of one year is expected of all.  

Please email a resume and cover letter to: americorps@ywcabham.org. Phone calls and unscheduled visits are discouraged.

AmeriCorps is akin to Peace Corps for citizens who desire to serve within nonprofits in the United States to help with capacity building and direct service. 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.