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Join AmeriCorps at the Justice Center!

                         
              The Red Hook Community Resilience Corps will be having a second year!
                  *We are currently accepting applications for all positions*


The Red Hook Community Resilience Corps is an AmeriCorps National Service Program that seeks to make Red Hook a safer, stronger and more resilient community. Corps members will be part of our unconventional programs and services throughout the Justice Center that engage local residents, promote public safety and solve local problems such as Housing Resource Center, Peacemaking, Alternatives to Incarceration, Youth and Community Programs, High School Equivalency classroom and Neighborhood Restitution Crew.

In addition, full time and half time members will serve as mentors to minimum time members in the AmeriCorps program and perform service projects throughout the neighborhood. By the end of the AmeriCorps term, each member will be responsible for planning and implementing their own event for the community.

Full Time members will commit to serve for one year from January 2nd-December 22nd, 2017. They will be responsible for completing 1,700 hours by working 35-40 hours a week. They will receive a total stipend of $12,530 for the year that will be divided into bi-monthly checks and an educational award of $5,730. Applicants must be 18 years and older, have a High School or High School Equivalency Diploma and be legally allowed to work in the United States.

Half Time members will commit to serve six to nine months between January 2nd and September 1st, 2017. They will be responsible for completing 900 hours by working 25-30 hours a week. They will receive a total stipend of $3,759 for the months served that will be divided into bi-monthly checks and an educational award of $2,759. Applicants must be between the ages of 17-24, high school or high school equivalency diploma preferred but not required and be legally allowed to work in the United States.

 
The deadline to apply is November 15, 2016. There is a one-on one interview and group interview occurring at the end of November/early December.

For any questions please contact Leslie Gonzaga at (718) 923-8242 or LGonzaga@nycourts.gov

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