Imagine Justice Project

Become an AmeriCorps Host Site

Host one or more full-time members of the Imagine Justice AmeriCorps team. These national service volunteers provide direct service to youth and young adults in youth-serving nonprofit organizations across Pierce County.

Host Site Requirements:

Minimum:

· 501(c)3 or public entity

· Serve Pierce County youth and/or young adults ages 14-30

· Capacity to provide AmeriCorps supervision and coaching

· Currently or able to start tracking participant data

Preferred:

· Serve justice-involved or at-risk youth

· Serve BIPOC youth and/or other vulnerable populations and/or populations disproportionately represented in the justice system

· Commitment to anti-racism and cultural responsiveness

· Impact one or more positive youth development domains: caring, confidence, connection, competence, character, contribution

· Commitment to treat AmeriCorps members fairly, with respect, and as equal team members

· Priority for organizations that are led by people of color or women

 

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Host Site Commitments:

· Sliding scale financial contribution based on organization size (ranges from $500 – $10,000)

o In certain cases, the financial contribution can be waived. If this is a barrier for your organization please reach out.

· Provide supervision and coaching to AmeriCorps member(s)

· Attend required host site activities (approx. 1 hour per month)

· Support recruitment of AmeriCorps members

· Sign partnership agreement with Safe Streets

· Provide necessary equipment and supplies

 

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AmeriCorps Benefits

Benefits to Hosting AmeriCorps Members:

· Opportunity to help develop local leaders in youth development and social justice

· Full-time position(s) to support your youth programs and services

· Fresh ideas and perspectives to help your organization and programs engage youth

· Support from Imagine Justice Project staff

· Networking with other host site organizations

Benefits AmeriCorps Members Receive:

· Living allowance during service (ranges from $18,000 to $23,000 depending on position)

· Education award of approximately $6,495 for successful completion of service term

· Healthcare insurance during service

· Member assistance program benefits during service

· Childcare assistance during service for eligible members

· Optional student loan forbearance

· Personal and professional development coaching, with a focus on youth development and social justice

 

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