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LISC AmeriCorps positions are available with area partners

Select the positions below for instructions on how to apply for the following 10-month, paid volunteer service opportunities.

The Neighborhood Developers (TND)
– Assistant Economic Mobility Coaches - 1 in Chelsea, 1 in Revere

The Assistant Economic Mobility Coach will have two broad responsibilities: (1) Manage a pipeline of clients from the general population, with a focus on referrals from MGH Chelsea and MGH Revere. Undertake intake, assessment / triage, direct “coaching lite” services and referrals to expert service providers within and outside of CONNECT. “Coaching lite” will consist of (a) career counseling, soft skills supports, and assistance to access training programs and/or apply for jobs; and (b) problem-solving / goal setting around credit repair and asset building. Metrics to measure performance will include the total number of referrals handled, the number of referrals handled specifically from MGH sources; total number of clients who accessed coaching lite and the subset thereof that accessed career vs financial coaching; number of clients enrolled in job training; number placed in jobs; number of clients who enrolled in / accessed other CONNECT services (e.g. financial coaching). (2) Build out feedback loops to medical providers at referring hospitals.

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Jewish Vocational Services (JVS)
– Healthcare Skills Training Department Program Assistant in Boston

The member will provide employment/job training services to clients. As a result, clients will be placed in jobs. Assist job seekers in goal setting, identifying barriers and mapping out a plan leading to job placement, skills upgrades and career advancement; understand and apply knowledge of internet and social media resources for job seekers. Produce top quality resumes, especially for professional level job seekers and career changers. Provide high quality 1:1 job search coaching including interviewing, self-marketing strategies, social media, etc. Understand and apply knowledge of local and national labor market trends to assist job seekers to identify career opportunities. Track and meet program dashboard indicators for job placement and employer engagement using database software. Use sensitivity to the development stages and well-being of English Language Learners. Engage program alumni to promote career opportunities or assist those looking for a job upgrade. Establish, track and meet program dashboard indicators using database software.

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United Way of Massachusetts Bay
- Community Engagement Manager with the Mary Ellen McCormack community in South Boston

The Community Engagement Manager will join UWMB’s Community Impact team to focus on South Boston generally and the Mary Ellen McCormack housing development in particular. A successful candidate will be ready to represent UWMB in developing relationships with community leaders and groups including nonprofits and public housing tenants in South Boston. Projects include:  Surveying residents, Participating actively in community life in South Boston, Using input collected to design and execute community events, volunteer events and activities, community resource fairs, and other activities, Recruiting residents to participate programming and activities.

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For information about the LISC AmeriCorps program, visit LISC Boston - AmeriCorps or contact, 617.410.4343.

LISC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.