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SERVE WITH PEACE COMMUNITY CENTER

 

Peace Community Center’s Service Team works with students, their families, the schools, and community partners to help Hilltop kids reach their full potential. Members serve within the Center’s Elementary, Middle School, and High School Programs. Our team has two ways to serve: 1) AmeriCorps and 2) Vision and Call Fellowship Program.

Through service and professional development, Service Team Members:

Grow as individuals through self-awareness and cultural competency

Develop a strong connection to community, both within the Center and the local community through team-building and community events in Tacoma

Build skills to lead as professionals in our community, learning about future career opportunities in non-profit administration, education, program development and administration, business, and social work

 

ABOUT AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps members are full-time, stipend volunteer positions that serve at Peace Community Center for 10 1/2 months. Our team has 12 positions serving across our elementary, middle, and high school programs. Positions will begin September 1, 2017 and members serve through July 15, 2018.

At Peace Community Center, AmeriCorps members build relationships with students and their parents to help students reach their full potential. Members work directly with students, support after-school and summer programs, participate in data collection and program evaluation, and work with their team to support program planning and implementation.

Benefits include making a difference in your community; gaining experience with non-profit administration, education, program development and administration, business, and social work; and professional development and mentoring. Members serving in AmeriCorps also receive a monthly living stipend (1,202.86), an education award ($5,815), education loan forbearance, health insurance, childcare assistance, and funds towards interest on education loans. Peace Community Center also offers low-cost housing to our members, however, space is limited!

We are now accepting applications to our 2017-2018 AmeriCorps team! Learn more about AmeriCorps and apply online today.

If you would like to be added to our interest list, please fill out our online interest form.

 

ABOUT OUR VISION AND CALL FELLOWSHIP

Vision and Call Fellows positions are full-time, stipend volunteer positions that serve at Peace Community Center and Peace Lutheran Church for 10 1/2 months. Our team has two positions serving in our elementary and high school programs. Positions will begin September 1, 2017 and members serve through July 15, 2018.

Fellows serve with children and youth, bridging programs of Peace Lutheran Church and Peace Community Center. They are called to mentor children and care for families through Peace Community Center; reach out and build disciples for Christ in the community and connect families of Peace Community Center and the Hilltop neighborhood with the life and ministry of Peace Lutheran Church.

Benefits include making a difference in your community; gaining experience with non-profit administration, education, program development and administration, business, and social work; faith and spiritual guidance and development; and professional development and mentoring. Members serving as Vision and Call Fellows also receive a monthly living stipend ($1,333) and a completion award of $2,000. Peace Community Center also offers low-cost housing to our members, however, space is limited!

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting May 1, 2017 until both positions are filled.

The Vision & Call Fellow Application consists of two parts:

  1. Complete the online application found on our website and at tinyurl.com/VCapplication
  2. Send a Resume and one letter of recommendation to serviceteam@peacecommunitycenter.org

The Vision and Call Fellowship program is supported by the Murdock Charitable Trust. You can read more about the Trust and the program here.

Apply here today and read the full position description here.

If you would like to be added to our interest list, please fill out our online interest form.

 

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