Are you invested in creating a more connected and equitable Baltimore City? Are you passionate about the future of Baltimore’s youth? If so, Thread, a Baltimore-based nonprofit, is recruiting committed, energized, and motivated AmeriCorps members to work with our fabulous community.
Your Role in the Thread Community
You will complete a year of service alongside other AmeriCorps members doing impactful work while gaining invaluable experience with our community. Thread plans to host 24 AmeriCorps members during the 2019-2020 academic year to facilitate our after-school programming where members of our community come together to work on academic assignments, build relationships, and share experiences that promote student growth. Our AmeriCorps members will also support our growing high school student enrollment by developing relationships with teachers to regularly gather academic data about students’ progress.
Our AmeriCorps members serve in a full-time capacity side-by-side with the Thread Community of students, staff, teachers, volunteers, and collaborators to support our youth in successfully graduating from high school, engaging in internships and employment, accessing individualized support services in the community and beyond.
AmeriCorps members will have opportunities for leadership within the Thread Community and also work on independent projects based on their own professional goals. AmeriCorps members will regularly meet as a cohort, participate in ongoing professional development and training opportunities, receive monthly coaching sessions from a Program Manager, and more!
Who should apply?
*A cover letter that addresses the above qualifications is required to be considered for the position.
General Job Duties
What We Offer / Benefits
AmeriCorps members will be provided with:
At Thread, we offer a dynamic, supportive culture, and we commit to investing in and supporting our people as they grow their careers.
We anticipate that additional screenings and interviews for selected applicants will take place February - May 2019. Candidates who move forward in the process will also be asked to complete an online application with AmeriCorps directly.