EWA Region Seeking AmeriCorps Team Members

AmeriCorps Recruitment with the American Red Cross in Eastern Washington
The American Red Cross Eastern Washington Region is seeking seven enthusiastic individuals to serve as full-time AmeriCorps Team Members!

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in the community? Do you want to gain new skills and experiences? Are you passionate about empowering people to prepare for and recover from disasters and emergencies?

The American Red Cross Eastern Washington Region is seeking seven enthusiastic individuals to serve as full-time AmeriCorps Team members to serve in Spokane, Wenatchee, Tri-cities/Walla Walla, and Ellensburg/Yakima!

BENEFITS:

  • Invaluable experience from a nationally and internationally-respected organization for school, a future job or new career;
  • Extensive training;
  • $5,550 AmeriCorps Education Award (upon successful completion of service term commitment and 1700 hours of service);
  • $1,155/month living stipend (before taxes);
  • Basic Health Insurance (member only and only if no other health insurance);
  • Subsidized childcare (if qualified);
  • Student loan forbearance (on qualifying loans)
  • REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commit to serve full-time for 10 1/2 months (September 1 or 15, 2013 - July 15/August, 2014);
  • Successfully serve in the position, serve 40 hours a week and meet the 1700 minimum requirement for a full term of service;
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident;
  • Have a valid Driver's License & clean driving record;
  • Pass required criminal background checks
  • Members should also be comfortable working with a wide variety of people from all walks of life and backgrounds, and respect the Red Cross principles of neutrality and impartiality.

    We have two programs in which our AmeriCorps will serve:

    Service to Armed Forces- Serving our Veteran and Military population

    TO APPLY:

    To apply online, click on https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do

    1. Enter Project Type – AmeriCorps State/National

    2. Enter State – Washington

    3. Enter Program Name – Service to Armed Forces and click on the search button.

    4. Click on interested position(s)

    Disaster Services and Preparedness Coordinator

    TO APPLY:

    To apply online, click on https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do

    1. Enter Project Type – AmeriCorps State/National

    2. Enter State – Washington

    3. Enter Program Name – ‘Disaster’ and click on the search button.

    4. Click on interested position(s)

    For more information regarding our AmeriCorps program, please email Dawn Holman or call her at 509-326-3330 Ext 214.

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