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Pacific County Residents Invited to Become an AmeriCorps Service Member

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Desired qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and independently in written and oral form with a variety of community groups, agencies, and officials
  • Lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Experience in emergency management, community involvement, and/or education preferred but not required

Eligibility:

  • Be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Be 18-25 years of age at the start date of the service term
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Pass required criminal background checks
  • Not be listed on the National Sex Offender Public Registry

Compensation:

  • Living stipend of $1,155 per month (before taxes)
  • Training and experience
  • Subsidized childcare (if qualified)
  • Health Insurance (member only and if no other health insurance coverage)
  • Student loan forbearance (on qualifying loans)
  • $5,550 Education Award provided by National Service Trust (upon successful completion of service term commitment and 1700 hours of service)

Visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps for more information about AmeriCorps. If you have questions about the AmeriCorps service member position or project, contact Denise Rowlett at drowlett@co.pacific.wa.us or call (360) 875-9338.

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