In the role of a Playworks AmeriCorps Member (part-time), you are responsible for bringing healthy play and physical activity to primarily low-income schools to create a positive environment for learning and teaching. You will be on site four to five days a week throughout the school year. On those days, you’ll serve for approximately four to five hours for a total of about 25 hours per week.
Edgecombe County Elementary Schools, North Carolina
Approximately $11,900 stipend over $10 months plus Educational Award toward college costs or loan payments
Can be high school graduate, college student or graduate or adult worker
At Playworks, we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. We are changing school climate by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. We partner with schools, districts, and after-school programs to provide a service or mix of services including on-site coaches, professional training for school staff who support recess, and consultative partnerships.
Part-time members commit to serving term of service of at least 900 service hours. This part-time position requires approximately 25 hours per week. Members typically start in August and are expected to work through the school year. All benefits, including stipend and education award, are adjusted to part time allocations.
Interested parties should visit http://www.playworks.org/join-the-game/join-our-team/corps-member.