Become a 2015 -16 AmeriCorps NAIP Member!
The AmeriCorps New American Integration Program (NAIP) is now recruiting members for the2015-2016 service year. A partnership of the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants (ORI), the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), and English for New Bostonians (ENB), the New American Integration Program recruits committed individuals from diverse backgrounds to assist and strengthen the work of community-based organizations that serve refugees and immigrants.
Members will assist refugee and immigrant communities in learning English, applying for citizenship, job readiness services, and accessing community services that enable them to improve their quality of life. NAIP members receive intensive training to teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), assist eligible Legal Permanent Residents in their applications for citizenship, and provide job readiness services.
The 2015-2016 term of service begins on September 9, 2015 and continues through July 31, 2016. Each member will be expected to complete at least 1700 hours at their host site through the duration of their service.
Member benefits include:
- A Living Allowance of up to $12,530.00
- An Education Award of $5,775.00 on successful completion of service
- Healthcare Coverage
- Deferment of educational loan payments