We’re Recruiting! AmeriCorps Service to Armed Forces Positions

The Red Cross is seeking enthusiastic individuals to serve as Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitators at 2 Washington State Military Installations from October 16, 2018 – August 31, 2018.

Positions will focus on recruiting and engaging veterans as volunteers; supporting local veterans services; supporting the Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve in the area.

SAF1Joint Base Lewis-McChord (Tacoma, WA) 

ONE Position

 

SAF12Fairchild Air Forces Base (Spokane, WA)

TWO Positions

 

AmeriCorps program benefits include: 

  • Invaluable experience and extensive training from a nationally and internationally respected organization
  • $1,307.82 per month living allowance provided by WSC (before taxes)
  • $5,920 Education Award upon successful completion of service term commitment and 1,700 hours of service
  • Eligibility for health insurance coverage
  • Student loan forbearance (on qualifying loans)
  • Subsidized childcare (if qualified)

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Commit to serve full-time for 10.5 months (October 16, 2018 – August 31, 2019)
  • Serve minimum 40 hours a week and meet the 1700 minimum requirement for a full term of service
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Must pass required criminal background checks
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and high school graduate – college graduates happily accepted
  • Must have valid Driver’s License & clean driving record, prefer member has own reliable vehicle
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. in and out of a car.

To Apply:  Click HERE and complete the required Washington Service Corps application

Please Note:  AmeriCorps positions are contingent upon award

For more information, please contact nancy.watchie@redcross.org

 

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