Serve as an AmeriCorps Member today!
Help local students graduate High School and apply to college!
Help youth become empowered and take on their futures!
Have a lasting impact on youth!
YOU can help meet the needs of underserved minority student population in the Danbury area
Member Positions Available & Responsibilities:
- 450 hours from now to June 30th
- College Mentoring and Youth Leadership Development Associate
- 3 After school sessions a week, one Saturday a month, total 12 hours a week
- Community Outreach /Family Engagement Associate
- Flexible hours, total 15 hours a week
- Pay for your College Education!
- $1,468 Education Award on completion of service
- Receive student loan deferment
- Make a real difference in our community and in the lives of future college students
- Free quality training and workshops
- Learn teamwork, leadership, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life.
Apply to become an AmeriCorps Member:
Phone: 203-798-2855 or Email:
Complete application here
College Mentoring/ Youth Leadership Development Position
- 1 hour a week of individual college mentoring, responsible for 3 students.
- The AmeriCorps members will act like "peer mentors", assist students with college applications, FAFSA Application, Scholarship searches and applications, SAT/ACT preparation, college essay review.
- Conduct and facilitate 2 Youth Leadership Development Program meetings a week and a monthly Saturday Academy.
- Responsible for working as a part of a team of 8 members, supervised by AmeriCorps Staff, to successfully implement a Leadership development curriculum, leading and facilitating the students in their projects
Community/ Family Engagement Position
- Responsible for facilitating the "Family College Night, Family Support workshops”.
- Responsible for assisting AmeriCorps Staff in implementation, development, and facilitation of the Collegiate and Leadership Development Program
- Assist with Community outreach and communications tasks
- You must be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien of the U.S.
- High school diploma, equivalent or ability to pass a competency exam
Proud Member of the National Service AmeriCorps Network