AmeriCorps

Firewall Centers is a proud partner of AmeriCorps!

AmeriCorps engages thousands of Americans in intensive community service each year. They provide grants to a network of local non-profits, like Firewall Centers, that are committed to using national service to address critical community needs like education.

AmeriCorps Mentors:

  • Are required to serve 450 hours over the course of the entire school year (August to June)
  • Develop an excellent relationship with the students while promoting positive attendance, behavior, and course performance.
  • Manage student behavior and appropriate order
  • Assess the individual academic needs of each of your 8 to 12 students to ensure the completion of all school work accurately and on time.
  • Maintain accurate records related to each student’s academics and behavior.
  • Assist in the daily set-up and breakdown of the program as well as help students, staff, parents, or volunteers in any area needed

AmeriCorps Members Receive:

  • Living allowance
  • Education award
  • Life and career skills