Team UP AmeriCorps members serve to improve the well-being of children & families in Southwest Colorado. Our members provide direct service to improve outcomes in Education, Economic Opportunity, & Healthy Futures.
We are currently searching for our next cohort of 15 members to join our team, starting in September 2020. These members will serve at various locations throughout Southwest Colorado for 1 year. Members receive a monthly living allowance, insurance (F/T), child care assistance (F/T), mileage reimbursement, countless training and professional development opportunities, and an education award upon successful completion of their term.
Who: Anyone with a passion for service between the ages of 18-99
What: A one-year commitment to community and service (view full list of open positions here)
When: Positions start on September 3, 2020 (but apply today)
Where: Various non-profit organizations & schools throughout southwest Colorado, including:
- San Juan Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES)
- Montelores Early Childhood Council (MECC)
- Pagosa Peak Open School
- Battlerock Charter School
- Children’s Kiva Montessori School
- Piñon Project Resource Center
- Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County
- Housing Solutions for the Southwest
- Four Corners Child Advocacy Center
- Reaching Our Community & Kids (ROCK)
- STUDents tackling UNhealthy Decisions (STUD)
- Dove’s Nest Childcare Center
- The Good Samaritan Center Food Pantry
Why: Because now, more than ever, our communities need you!
How: To apply to be an AmeriCorps member, you will need to create an account with the AmeriCorps Recruitment System. You can find all live Team UP positions on the AmeriCorps website here by typing “Team UP” into the Program Name search bar and clicking “Search”. Once on the listing page, click “Apply Now” and you will be prompted to create an account with the AmeriCorps Recruitment System. Please also email your resume and cover letter to Team UP AmeriCorps Program Director Al Huckins @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: United Way values the diversity of our community. In principle and in practice the diverse nature of our board, staff, and volunteers is recognized as one of our best assets. We respect each individual’s unique gifts and prohibit unfair or discriminatory practices against anyone because of age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and any other protected category.