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YWCA recruiting for Americorps positions

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 The YWCA Central Alabama is recruiting 40 people for its "Building Communities, Bettering Lives" AmeriCorps State Program.  The service positions are full-time, and based in metro-Birmingham.

Benefits include:
  • A living allowance of $12,100/year (in lieu of a salary)
  • An educational award of $5,645 upon completion
  • Health insurance
  • Student loan forbearance
  • Child care subsidy for those who qualify
  • An opportunity to serve with some of Birmingham's premier nonprofit organizations
  • Extensive professional development
They encourage men and women to apply. They require a bachelor's degree for most of the positions. There will be extensive background checks.

Additional info from the YWCA:

"Please view the AmeriCorps power point thoroughly found at: http://www.ywcabham.org/americorps. In addition, be certain to read to the end to follow steps in completing a Portal application for the YWCA's "Building Communities, Bettering Lives" AmeriCorps program at www.americorps.gov. Please also email a resume in attachment form, cover letter and three choices for which you desire to be considered to: americorps@ywcabham.org by July 15. We have added positions with the City of Birmingham's Mayor's Office and Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest. The following positions are not available: Family Violence Center, Birmingham/Blount Domestic Violence Services, Pathways, After School Enrichment Program, Hope Manifest, Heart Gallery of Alabama, The Women's Fund, Our Place, My Sister's Closet (Volunteer), and Girls on the Run."


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