Is this is the program for you?

Do you want to inspire and mentor young people?

Do you seek to grow and hone your leadership skills in a supportive environment?

HCV AmeriCorps is a partnership between Homewood Children’s Village, PennSERVE, and the Pittsburgh Public School district.

Program Components

Receive a pre-tax stipend of up to $2,000 per month to cover living expenses.

Earn an education award of up to $5,176.50 to cover future and current academic expenses.

Members serve a total of 1200 hours in an educational school setting 4.5 days a week, supporting students in increasing math and reading literacy. Members develop new skills, learn the day-to-day operations of primary education environments, expand their professional networks, and increase their understanding of the issues that their communities are facing.

Weekly training sessions, delivered by active community leaders and subject matter experts.

HCV AmeriCorps members will work as a team to focus on a school-wide challenge, explore resources, and collaborate with school staff and local partners. Together they will develop and implement a long-term service project to be carried out during the program year.

Each Member works with a staff member or partner from a local organization to identify post-program education and/or employment goals. Members and coaches meet regularly to determine appropriate strategies and track progress.

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