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Posted on: September 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Serve with Winooski Recreation and Parks - AmeriCorps Members Needed!

Two young people holding the AmeriCorps logo sign in front of a City Hall building

Winooski Recreation and Parks are looking to onboard two AmeriCorps members for the September 2022 - August 2023 service years!

The VYDC-Winooski-Recreation Operations AmeriCorps Member runs a new slate of recreation programs. The member plans, sets up, implements, & follows up, as well as collaborates with youth & staff to provide emotional support & ensure a high-quality program. The member coordinates transportation, volunteers, & other community partners. Programs are at the Myers Memorial Pool, O’Brien Community Center, or a city park. Must be comfortable engaging a team of volunteers & interacting with a diverse group of youth. The member gains experience in program operations, building partnerships, & outreach strategies. Preference to those with language proficiency in Swahili, Somali, Arabic, Nepali, and Bosnian. 

Program Benefits 

  • education award upon successful completion of service 
  • childcare assistance if eligible
  • professional development
  • health coverage 
  • training
  • living allowance 

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