PowerCorpsPHL

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Posted on January 5, 2018

PowerCorpsPHL is recruiting for new cohort

PowerCorpsPHL, launched in September 2013, is an AmeriCorps program designed to support the City of Philadelphia’s environmental stewardship initiatives, youth violence prevention and workforce development priorities.

Partnering with EducationWorks and the Philadelphia Youth Network, PowerCorpsPHL annually enrolls 160 individuals, ages 18-26, in a 12-month program: 6 months of full-time service as AmeriCorps members with City departments followed by 6 months of intensive job placement support.Over the next three years, PowerCorpsPHL will plant 3,000 trees, revitalize 3,000 acres of public land, educate 18,000 residents in watershed preservation, and connect 480 young adults to meaningful employment, post-secondary enrollment, or continued national service.

Applications are being accepted from November 17th thru January 8th.

Questions? Contact: Lisa Middendorf at lmiddendorf@educationworks.org, 267-924-1022

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