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Youth Program Support- AICHO Children's Program

Youth Program Support - AICHO Children's Program 

Position Summary 
As a Youth Development AmeriCorps Member with True North AmeriCorps, you will help schools and community-based programs respond to unmet needs of their students. Service could include several tasks such as check ins, social emotional skill building, enrichment programming, and more.
You can serve in a part time (14-25 hours per week) or full-time capacity (35 hours per week) beginning August 16, 2021 with rolling enrollment dates, and ending in June or August of 2022. 
This is an AmeriCorps service position. AmeriCorps members come from a wide variety of backgrounds and interests- we celebrate diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply!
About the Site: AICHO Children's Program
Location: 202 West Second Street, Duluth, MN 55802
Position Size: 18-35hrs/wk
Schedule: M-F 10am-5:30pm
Description: Located in downtown Duluth, American Indian Community Housing Center (AICHO) is a permanent supportive housing center dedicated to honoring the resiliency of Indigenous people. AICHO’s Children’s Program provides out-of-school time activities for all ages that restore connections to culture as a path to health and healing. The Children's Program is a safe, consistent space for children in AICHO's permanent supportive housing program to access activities that foster the development of identity, belonging, independence, mastery of skills, generosity, and the protective assets that offset trauma experiences and build resiliency. We utilize culturally-based healthy eating, access to Indigenous food systems and culturally-based physical activities to restore connections to culture as a path to health and healing. The program offers after school activities that are health-focused and include urban gardening, food preparation, and cultural activities. 

  • Monthly income of up to $1,630 (pre-tax)
  • Free individual YMCA membership
  • Up to $4,441 towards tuition or students loans 
  • Members over 55 can transfer this to a child or grandchild
  • Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment
  • Professional development, networking, and mentoring
  • Free Individual Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance — (full time)
  • Child Care Assistance — Based on Family Size and Income (full time)
What It Takes
Great members are those with the desire to help our communities and our kids. Come as you are, we’ll provide the training you need! That said, you will need to meet the following minimum qualifications by the time you begin your service:
  • 18 years of age or older by your start date.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent by your start date.
  • Must be either a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
  • Able to pass the pre-service background check process.
  • Prior offenses may not be an automatic disqualification.
Want To Learn More?
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Have Questions?
We’d love to hear from you! Contact: Alice at 218.722.4745 x169
About Our Organization
The Duluth Area Family YMCA has hosted the True North AmeriCorps program since 2003. The mission of the Duluth Area Family YMCA is to put the principles of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Everyone is welcome at the Y, which serves a diverse population across the lifespan by "building strong kids, strong families and strong communities." We accomplish this through a wide variety of quality programs for all ages while focusing mainly on children and youth. The Y serves three crucial areas of focus to help individuals, families, and communities to learn, grow, and thrive: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
The Duluth Area Family YMCA will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request. This document is available in alternative formats.