Community Impact Assistant - AmeriCorps Member - Public Ally

Tempe Community Council

About the organization

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Public Allies Arizona is changing the face & practice of leadership throughout Arizona communities by demonstrating our conviction that everyone can lead, & that lasting change results when citizens of all backgrounds step up, take responsibility, & work together.

We are seeking young activists, aspiring entrepreneurs, civic engagers, & dreamers to take charge in their communities. Offering a 10-month, full time PAID apprenticeship w/ local nonprofits & state agencies aimed at advancing social justice & equity.

Tempe Community Council- TCC’s mission is to connect those in need with those who care. TCC does this by convening community, conducting research, determining priorities, implementing effective programs & exemplifying prudent stewardship of resources. A vital Tempe Community Council program, known as Agency Review, has a growing number of volunteers from the Tempe community, who wish to increase and improve volunteer process, and communication.

Duties

The Public Ally will build capacity by increasing citizen engagement, increasing representation of people of color and younger volunteers, educating and sharing information about our non-profit partner’s successes and challenges, and by providing a more efficient and effective volunteer process and experience.

The goals are to implement a new volunteer management system, increase the number of new volunteers who are people of color or young adults by at least 15%, provide expanded volunteer training opportunities (at least two), and to create a venue and system for sharing agency information and produce a system and outlet for on-going communication (community building) with volunteers.

Program Benefits:

- $1700 per/month (gross)
- Healthcare Benefits, childcare stipend (if eligible).
- Student loan deferment for qualified federal student loans while in the program
- One-on-one coaching/mentorship
- $6345 Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award

Qualifications

- 18+ or older
- US Citizen/Permanent Resident
- High School Diploma/G.E.D
- Ability to pass background check (state/federal)
- Legal Histories Considered

Salary

17,000 Gross Income

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