Year Long Live-In AmeriCorps Stability Mentor
COMPANY: Maggie’s Place
LOCATION: Phoenix, AZ

DESCRIPTION

Commitment Dates: August 1, 2024-August 31, 2025

About Us: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient. Visit https://www.maggiesplace.org/online-application/ for more information!

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient. Visit https://www.maggiesplace.org/americorps/ for more information!

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members spend up to a year living with pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness who are now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Because of the immersive nature of the work, professional development, and education award, this is the perfect post-graduate position for graduating college seniors in all helping professions to gain firsthand experience before starting a career or embarking on graduate school!

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership.

Responsibilities:
Work as a team with other AmeriCorps members and Maggie’s Place staff

Respond to emergencies, crises, and conflicts within the home

Take initiative in one of the following roles in the home: House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator, or Programs Coordinator
Plan and participate in community functions including celebrations, house outings, weekly house meetings, Maggie’s Place community events, and AmeriCorps community events

Provide transportation in Maggie’s Place vehicles for moms and babies to and from Maggie’s Place Community events and requested appointments

Provide daytime and overnight house coverage which may include responding to the phone, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving donations, assisting moms in move-ins/move-outs, and responding to the duty of the moment Foster a home environment where all who enter feel safe, welcomed and respected.

Serve as Stability Mentors, modeling the skills and capabilities that enable moms respond adaptively to adversity and develop resiliency

Support moms in recovery from substance abuse (including opioid addiction) and provide one-on-one coaching to address risk factors common to addiction

Benefits:

  • Monthly living stipend of $1,375.17
  • Housing and access to community food
  • Health insurance at no cost to member
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Biannual AmeriCorps retreats
  • Vacation days
  • Personal time off duty
  • Access to day-off respite house
  • Access to community vehicles
  • Opportunities for individual counseling and group processing sessions
  • Segal Education Award at completion of service ($6,895 for full year)

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required
  • College degree or equivalent life experience preferred
  • Driver’s license preferred
  • Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Resilience
  • Empathy

Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs
Open to personal growth during challenging situations
Ideal Candidate – Human Services – Non-Profit – Social Services – Wellness Coach – Mental Health – Homeless Shelter – Women’s Shelter – Women’s Homeless Shelter – AmeriCorps – Psychology Bachelors – Behavioral Health – Community Services – Homeless Services – Pregnancy Support

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $1,466.66 per month

ABOUT PARISH/ SCHOOL/ ORGANIZATION

Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient.

HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Commitment Dates: August 1, 2024-August 31, 2025

About Us: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient. Visit https://www.maggiesplace.org/online-application/ for more information!

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient. Visit https://www.maggiesplace.org/americorps/ for more information!

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members spend up to a year living with pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness who are now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona.

Because of the immersive nature of the work, professional development, and education award, this is the perfect post-graduate position for graduating college seniors in all helping professions to gain firsthand experience before starting a career or embarking on graduate school!

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership.

Responsibilities:
Work as a team with other AmeriCorps members and Maggie’s Place staff

Respond to emergencies, crises, and conflicts within the home

Take initiative in one of the following roles in the home: House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator, or Programs Coordinator
Plan and participate in community functions including celebrations, house outings, weekly house meetings, Maggie’s Place community events, and AmeriCorps community events

Provide transportation in Maggie’s Place vehicles for moms and babies to and from Maggie’s Place Community events and requested appointments

Provide daytime and overnight house coverage which may include responding to the phone, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving donations, assisting moms in move-ins/move-outs, and responding to the duty of the moment Foster a home environment where all who enter feel safe, welcomed and respected.

Serve as Stability Mentors, modeling the skills and capabilities that enable moms respond adaptively to adversity and develop resiliency

Support moms in recovery from substance abuse (including opioid addiction) and provide one-on-one coaching to address risk factors common to addiction

Benefits:

  • Monthly living stipend of $1,375.17
  • Housing and access to community food
  • Health insurance at no cost to member
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Biannual AmeriCorps retreats
  • Vacation days
  • Personal time off duty
  • Access to day-off respite house
  • Access to community vehicles
  • Opportunities for individual counseling and group processing sessions
  • Segal Education Award at completion of service ($6,895 for full year)

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required
  • College degree or equivalent life experience preferred
  • Driver’s license preferred
  • Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Emotional maturity
  • Resilience
  • Empathy

Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs
Open to personal growth during challenging situations
Ideal Candidate – Human Services – Non-Profit – Social Services – Wellness Coach – Mental Health – Homeless Shelter – Women’s Shelter – Women’s Homeless Shelter – AmeriCorps – Psychology Bachelors – Behavioral Health – Community Services – Homeless Services – Pregnancy Support

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $1,466.66 per month

ABOUT PARISH / SCHOOL / ORGANIZATION

Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient.

HOW TO APPLY

SUBSCRIPTIONS

WHY LIFE TEEN?