"Presbyterians? . . . They stay until it's done!"
-- Overheard at Long Term Recovery Group Meeting
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Want to Help?
Join our AmeriCorps Team!

  ​Apply online here
For more information, contact Christina Drake at:
christina@pbysouthla.org 
Phone: 225-685-7708

  
The Presbytery of South Louisiana is currently recruiting full-time AmeriCorps members to serve in the 2017-2018 service year! We are looking for individuals with passion and compassion who are motivated about helping displaced families return home after the 2016 Louisiana Flood.  Members will serve at a PSL Hub in the Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Hammond Louisiana regions.
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PSL former AmeriCorps member welcomes a family home. 
  
​   Members serve in one of the following positions:

  • Site Supervisors serve with our Work Partners actively leading the construction efforts of skilled and unskilled volunteers to rebuild clients’ homes.  Site Supervisors also encourage volunteers to return and help spread the word about the enduring needs for disaster recovery efforts.

  • Volunteer Coordinators provide hospitality to volunteers by coordinating their trips, communicating the need and creating an extraordinary volunteer experience that gets people excited about volunteering.
  
  
​   Preferred qualifications:
  • Members may be any age over 18!  (We won't mention any names, but someone around here joined at the age of 43!)

  • Members must have a high school diploma or its equivalent

  • Requires commitment of 12 months and 1700 hours

  • Comfort working with a variety of people in a faith-based initiative

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills, along with the ability to multi-task

  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making abilities

  • Experience working as a part of a team

  • All members must submit to a background check

  • Members must be prepared to begin service September 1, 2018
  
  
  Benefits of AmeriCorps service include

  • Living stipend of $1,052.50 per month

  • Free health care coverage and child care reimbursement

  • Education award of $5,815 upon successful term completion

  • Forbearance and partial interest payments on eligible student loans

  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
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  • The priceless rewards of meeting amazing volunteers from around the country and best of all . . . bringing families Home!