In partnership with Serve Louisiana, The Pro Bono Project is currently recruiting 2 AmeriCorps positions with its Volunteer and Community Outreach Program. Corps Members serve full time for 11 months starting September 1st. Benefits include a living allowance of $14,000, an education award of $5,920, health insurance, student loan forbearance, child care reimbursement, in-depth personal and professional development, and valuable networking opportunities. For more information and to apply, visit servelouisiana.org.
About Serve Louisiana:
As Louisiana’s longest-running AmeriCorps program, Serve Louisiana offers young leaders 11-month opportunities to work with community-based organizations to improve the health and lives of South Louisiana families and children. Through progressive, hands-on training, coaching and mentoring, we prepare people to address the real needs facing communities — poverty, mental health and wellness, education, youth development, environmental preservation — and help to effect true, long-term change.
About the Corps Member Experience:
Corps members serve 40 hours a week from September 1, 2018-July 31, 2019 with a community-based organization providing capacity-building activities such as volunteer coordination, program development, social media/technology coordination, and community outreach. Through their partner organization site and through Serve Louisiana, corps members enjoy personal and professional development opportunities, workshops, trainings and extensive networking opportunities.
Serve Louisiana members work with a single partner organization from September 1st through July 31st. Here’s what you can expect:
+ A full time workload
+ Major Medical Insurance
+ 10 personal days and 6 federal holidays off
+ In-depth personal and professional development
+ $5,920 education award upon graduation, which may be applied to student loans or additional education
+ $14,000 annual living allowance, paid twice monthly
+ Student loan forbearance
+ Child care reimbursement
+ Valuable networking opportunities