04 Apr Rêve Partners with AmeriCorps to Host CTEP Member
Community Technology Position Opening
Apply or help spread the word about the City of Minneapolis AmeriCorps position through the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP).
Applications are being considered now and interviews are being scheduled with qualified candidates.
The City’s digital equity goals include deploying computers and Internet service to job seekers who don’t have a computer with Internet at home, and providing digital literacy training to address both the digital divide and the racial employment gap in Minneapolis. The CTEP AmeriCorps Member will help implement the program with employment service agencies, provide follow up services with participants and provide customized computer training and mentoring. In addition, the Member will implement programs with neighborhood and community organizations to help close the digital divide.
The service term starts Sept 2, 2014 and completes Aug 31, 2015. The position is full-time, with flexibility for providing service in the evenings and weekends based on program and Member scheduling needs.
Benefits: All members receive a living allowance (approximately $900 a month), an education award of $5,645 (upon successful completion), health and dental insurance plan including reimbursement of deductible charge, child care (depending on qualifications) and ongoing training. The education award can be used to pay educational expenses at qualified institutions of higher education, for educational training, or to repay qualified student loans. AmeriCorps Members have up to seven years after their term of service has ended to claim the award.