Centennial Community Education has applied for and been awarded 2 AmeriCorps-Member positions to assist with summer programming as part of AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative-Summer 2021. AmeriCorps recognizes the inequalities in communities exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic and is aiming to help organizations and schools that need more help in serving Minnesota communities.
Community Education will utilize the AmeriCorps members in both the Summer Fun and Teen Force programs, assisting in supervision of participants and program schedules, engaging in reading and writing with participants, playing games and various hands-on projects. Members will assist in new “getting ready” classes offered at The Landings of Lexington community that would allow preschool residents to enroll in either Getting Ready for PreK or Getting Ready for Kindergarten classes with a parent educational component. Members will also serve a critical role alongside Nutrition Services in food distribution, ensuring those in the community have access to meals this summer.
How to Apply
The AmeriCorps positions are open now for applicants interested in serving the Centennial Community. Go to the AmeriCorps website here to apply. Those who accept the summer positions will receive a stipend and an educational award. AmeriCorps is a national service program comprised of individuals (called “members”) who are dedicated to serving the needs of their communities. Members gain professional and educational benefits in addition to a fulfilling experience.
Centennial Community Education is committed to making connections within the community to provide learners of all ages with accessible and enriching opportunities. We provide true life-long learning to our residents in Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Lexington and Lino Lakes.