AmeriCorps - Financial Stability Navigator

Employer Name:
Dana Bertolino

Website: https://piedmontamericorps.weebly.com/

Type of Position: Part-Time

Position Title:
AmeriCorps - Financial Stability Navigator

Compensation:
Stipend

Position Location: Spartanburg, SC

Application Deadline: Aug. 9, 2019

United Way of the Piedmont has 17 part-time AmeriCorps positions available in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties. Great for anyone who wants to gain experience in the nonprofit sector, serve the community, and receive an education award to pay off student loans or future education.

Through United Way's AmeriCorps Program, 17 AmeriCorps members serve part-time over the course of a year as Financial Stability Navigators at local organizations in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. Members directly serve low-income households at nonprofit organizations by providing case management and financial literacy services, preparing and filing income tax returns for free, and assisting households to apply for state and federal benefits. Members are provided with in-depth orientation and on-going training to support their work.

Member benefits include a modest living allowance (paid bi-weekly throughout the service year) and an Eli Segal Education Award to be used toward student loans or future education.


Position Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
Must be 17 years of age or older;
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (or agree to work toward one);
Must be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States;
Must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria.

Skills Needed:
Commitment to mission and values of AmeriCorps, United Way, and service site;
Ability to work with people from various socioeconomic backgrounds and thrives in diverse environment;
Excellent communication skills and can articulate messages to different audiences;
Ability to work independently;
Basic computer skills and knowledge.

How to apply:
Please visit uwpiedmont.org/americorps to submit your application. If you would prefer to submit a paper application, please contact Dana Bertolino at DBertolino@UWPiedmont.org.