Apply to be an NAIP host site

MIRA offers partnership in the AmeriCorps New American Integration Program with community-based organizations providing direct services to immigrants and refugees in Massachusetts. The partnership opportunity consists of eleven months of AmeriCorps Member Service per Member. To read more about our current and past AmeriCorps host sites, please click on the menu items to the right.

The primary goal of NAIP is to expand economic opportunity within refugee and immigrant communities. NAIP leverages AmeriCorps member service to provide: 1) Integrated job readiness training and English for Speakers of Other Languages (VESOL) instruction to refugees and immigrants; and 2) Citizenship assistance. AmeriCorps Members will gain experience in the immigrant and refugee services field under direct supervision from the Host Site, and Host Sites receive expanded capacity to fulfill their respective missions. The selected NAIP host sites work collaboratively with the NAIP Team to provide the above services.

We are now accepting applications from organizations to host for the 2019-2020 program year! The application deadline is March 29, 2019.

Click here to visit the online application portal, and to download the instructions for submission of response: http://bit.ly/host-naip-19-20.

2019-2020 APPLICATION & PROGRAM TIMELINE

Mar 29, 2019: Deadline to submit host site application
Apr 19, 2019: Host sites selected and notified
May – Aug 2019: Recruitment and selection of AmeriCorps members
Sep 4 – 6, 2019: Member orientation in Boston
Sep 9, 2019: Members begin service at host site
Sep 16 – Oct 11, 2019: 120-hour TESOL certification course (optional to members)
Oct 14, 2019: Members return to host sites
Jul 31, 2020: Members’ last day of service (members with delayed start-date may extend to August, with NAIP approval at beginning of service term)

Note: this timeline is subject to change. Selected sites and members will be updated accordingly.

 

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