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Up2Us AmeriCorps Sports-Based Youth Development Coach Opportunities with CP3 After-School Program

Up2Us/AmeriCorps – New Orleans, LA
Are you passionate about sports, kids and community service? The Up2Us AmeriCorps Coaching position is for you!
The Up2Us AmeriCorps Coach Across America positions are sponsored by the Corporation of National & Community Service. This position is not a job offer, but a service opportunity which includes a living stipend and an education award.

ABOUT AMERICORPS
AmeriCorps programs do more than move communities forward; they serve their members by creating jobs and providing pathways to opportunity for young people entering the workforce. AmeriCorps places thousands of young adults into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an appreciation for citizenship. For more, check out this YouTube video.

ABOUT UP2US
Up2Us is a coalition of more than 700 nonprofit organizations that believe in the power of sports to fight childhood obesity, end academic failure, and reduce gang participation. Up2Us provides its coalition members with resources, services, and technical assistance that help them better deliver and expand quality sports-based youth development programming in some of the nation’s most underserved communities. Up2Us’ flagship program is Coach Across America (CAA), a national coach/mentor program that places, trains, and supports coaches to provide meaningful experiences to youth in a variety of sports programs nationwide. This year, CAA will place 400 coaches in 150 communities to positively impact 50,000 children and youth. www.up2us.org.

ABOUT THE SERVICE POSITION
Up2Us AmeriCorps Coaches will engage youth utilizing the foundations of sports-based youth development in a variety of settings that include traditional recreation centers, schools, and community based programs.
Service Start Date: November 15th, 2014
Service End Date: July 14th, 2015
Service Commitment: 900 hours; Approximately 33 hours per week

Service Benefits:
Living Stipend: $7,200.00
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,822.00 (to be utilized for student loans or college tuition)
Student Loan Deferment
Sports-Based Youth Development Certification
Click here to complete the interest form inclusive of resume, cover letter, and references submission. Please do not submit resumes via email.

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