By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– AmeriCorps, a National Service Program dedicated to serving the needs of local communities, partners with First 5 San Bernardino to make a commitment to serve their community’s 0-5 population. For an AmeriCorps volunteer’s time as a Preschool Coach with First 5 San Bernardino, the volunteer will receive an allowance to offset their living expenses while they are serving their community.
Upon completion of their commitment, AmeriCorps volunteer is also qualified for an Education Award that can be used to pay for college expenses. Individuals that possess a minimum of 12 units in human services, health services or early education fields and are interested in expanding their professional opportunities to include working with preschool-aged children, are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be subject to eligibility verification, fingerprinting and background clearance. If you are interested in making a difference in your community as an AmeriCorps volunteer, ensuring that children are ready to enter and succeed in school, call Mary Alvarez (909) 386-7706 or visit our website at www.first5sanbernardino.org for more information. Deadline to apply is Friday, July 5, 2013 by 11:59 p.m.