AmeriCorps Positions

2020-2021 AmeriCorps Applications

The Center for Community Engagement is hiring AmeriCorps members for the 2020-2021 academic year to support Youth Programs and community engagement efforts including the Zag Volunteer Corps program. See below for details about each position.

The Washington Campus Compact’s College and Career Readiness Corps supports local youth in grades 4-12 in the CCE Youth Programs with the goals of increasing academic engagement, preparing youth for post-secondary education, and sharing knowledge about the college application and financial aid processes. College and Career Readiness Corps members work with Gonzaga students to provide interventions that increase college readiness and awareness. You can learn more about the program at this website, and in the attached job description. This AmeriCorps program is contingent upon the grant award from Washington Campus Compact and funding from the Corporation for National Community Service. We expect to get official confirmation in the upcoming weeks.  If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brandi Marsters at marsters@gonzaga.edu by Friday, April 10, 2020.

The Community Outreach VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Americorps position will support campus-community partnerships and project development in connection with Opportunity Northeast, an initiative focused on improving opportunities and outcomes for children, youth, and families in the neighborhoods of Northeast Spokane. The VISTA member will be involved with the Logan House, the Opportunity Northeast Summer Fellows, food security initiatives, and other place-based work. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Darcy Phillips (phillipsd@gonzaga.edu) by Friday, April 17. Candidates will also need to apply at the following link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=94967&fromSearch=true

Questions? Want to learn more? Contact Brandi (marsters@gonzaga.edu) and/or Darcy (phillipsd@gonzaga.edu).