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Playworks AmeriCorps Member

Company: Americorps
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Playworks AmeriCorps Member

At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. We are changing school climate by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. We partner with schools, districts, and after-school programs to provide a service or mix of services including on-site coaches, professional training for school staff who support recess, and consultative partnerships. More info:www.playworks.org About the Position: Our Playworks AmeriCorps Member position is a full-time role bringing healthy play and physical activity to primarily urban and low-income schools to create a positive environment for learning and teaching. Members are provided with extensive training and placed in an elementary school to work alongside teachers and school administrators to implement our on-site Playworks Coach program. Members also generate community and family involvement in their school community by recruiting and supporting volunteers and facilitating community engagement activities. Playworks AmeriCorps Members commit to serving a full term of service and commit to at least 1700 service hours. The position often requires more than 40 hours per week and may include night and weekend sports league and community engagement activities. Members typically start August and are expected to work through the school year. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties :

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , Stipend , Health Coverage .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

None

Skills :

None

Keywords: Americorps, Oakland , Playworks AmeriCorps Member, Other , Oakland, California

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