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Education AmeriCorps

United States of America

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: United States of America
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2024-08-31

Requisition ID: req51227

Job Title: Education AmeriCorps

Sector: Youth Services

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Richmond, VA USA

Work Arrangement: In-person

Job Description

Background: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Scope of Service: The Education AmeriCorps member will join the Youth Services team as they support newly arrived youth and young adult refugees and immigrants in their short and long-term personal, educational and career goals. This position reports to the Youth Program Supervisor.


•Assist with the planning, coordination, and leading of various activities, such as after school sessions, workshops on a variety of social-emotional learning topics, tutoring, job shadowing, and others as needed

•Coordinate program volunteers

•Document attendance and related program information

•Provide transportation to participants to attend group activities as needed

•Provide assessments to individuals enrolling in program

•Assess potential mentors and facilitate match making process for the youth mentoring program

•Provide follow-up support to clients and mentors to ensure ongoing participation and success

•Research and provide career pathway information to participants

•Participate in all program meetings, development activities, and other meetings as needed


•Demonstrated interest in education, working with youth, or social work

•Strong communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English. Bilingual ability in one of the predominant languages of the local client base is desired

•Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment

•Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

•Must have a valid driver’s license and consistent access to reliable transportation

•Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident

•Must be at least 18 years old

•Must commit to one full term of service through August 31, 2024

•Must be high school graduates, GED recipients, working toward attaining a high school diploma or GED during their term of service.

•Must complete a National Service Criminal History check

Please note this position is an AmeriCorps role starting in September where the living stipend is $28,800. Upon completion of service, AmeriCorps member will be eligible for an education award of approx. $7,395.

Proposed activities will be supported, in part, with federal funds from the AmeriCorps State program subgranted through the Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Department of Social Services. Activities are contingent upon funding availability and award from AmeriCorps.

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