Positive Alternatives, Inc. is now hiring:

 

One Full Time & up to three Part Time AmeriCorps Program Assistant Positions with the Teencare Crisis Intervention Services Program in Menomonie, WI

 

Positive Alternatives, Inc is searching for talented, dynamic and motivated youth development professionals to provide crisis intervention through operating our 24/7 crisis hotline, assessment, community and school outreach, on-going mentoring, case management, and other support services for runaway and homeless youth and their families, and those at-risk for running away or homelessness.

 

Ideal Candidates will be:

Mission Driven, a talented communicator, able to facilitate successful small groups and one-on-one conversations, skilled at motivating and engaging children, youth and families, energetic, enthusiastic & self-motivated, and of unquestionable personal integrity

 

Primary Function

The AmeriCorps Program Assistants will conduct crisis intervention and response, street outreach, hotline response, educational programming, referral, small group work, tutoring, family mediation and additional support activities to youth in the community.

 

Term

These positions are funded through the AmeriCorps National Community Service program. The term of service runs from September 2016 through August 2017 with the option to renew your contract for a second year at that time.

Full-Time is 1,700 hours per year averaging 32 to 35 hours per week. Full time receive living allowance of $12,530 and education award of $5775.00 after completion of term. Daytime, evening, and/or some weekend hours required.

Part-Time is 900 hours per year, averaging 17 to 20 hours per week. Part time receive living allowance of $6,405.00 and education award of $2887.00 after completion of term. Daytime, evening, and/or some weekend hours required.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding communication skills, knowledge of youth issues, and have previous experience working with high-risk youth.

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Please submit an application from our website: www.positive-alternatives.org

Applications shall be emailed to:

kkamholz@Positive-Alternatives.org

Applications will be screened upon receipt and positions will remain open until filled.

 

*AmeriCorps Service offers by Positive Alternatives Inc. are contingent upon passing a criminal background check, identity verification and a drug screen. Positive Alternatives, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applications receive consideration for employment without discrimination because of age, sex, religion, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin or disability.