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AMERICORPS HOST SITE

Host one or more full-time members of the Imagine Justice AmeriCorps team. These national service volunteers provide direct service to youth and young adults in youth-serving nonprofit organizations across Pierce County.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM:

  • 501(c)3 or public entity

  • Serve Pierce County youth and/or young adults ages 12-24

  • Capacity to provide AmeriCorps supervision and coaching

  • Currently or able to start tracking participant data

  • Commitment to anti-racism and cultural responsiveness

  • Impact one or more positive youth development domains: caring, confidence, connection, competence, character, contribution

  • Commitment to treat AmeriCorps members fairly, with respect, and as equal team members

PREFERRED

  • Serve justice-involved or at-risk youth

  • Serve BIPOC youth and/or other vulnerable populations and/or populations disproportionately represented in the justice system

  • Priority for organizations that are led by people of color or women

COMMITMENTS

  • Sliding scale financial contribution based on organization size (from $2,500 – $10,000)

  • In certain cases, the financial contribution can be waived. If this is a barrier for your organization please reach out.

  • Provide supervision and coaching to AmeriCorps member(s)

  • Attend required host site activities (approx. 1 hour per month)

  • Support recruitment of AmeriCorps members

  • Sign partnership agreement with Imagine Justice Project

  • Provide necessary equipment and supplies

  • Host the AmeriCorps member for one (1) full service year. (Late August - Mid July)

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