Homewood Children’s Village (HCV) is currently looking for steadfast, compassionate, and adaptable individuals to serve as HCV AmeriCorps Members during the 2021-2022 school year! Members will serve a total of 1200 hours in an educational school setting 4.5 days a week, where they will (1) tutor students in math and reading, (2) model positive behavior and promote self-determination, and (3) connect students to enriching out-of-school opportunities. Additionally, members will collaborate with school staff and local partners to develop and implement a long-term service project that addresses a need within the Homewood community.
HCV AmeriCorps Members will learn the day-to-day operations of primary education environments, expand their professional networks, and receive professional development training from active community leaders and subject matter experts–all while receiving a pre-tax bi-weekly living allowance of $991.55 (at $1,983 per month, HCV’s living allowance is among the highest in the state of Pennsylvania). Upon successful completion of the program, members will receive a $4,441.50 SEGAL Education Award that can be applied toward educational expenses or existing federal student loans.