Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana

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Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Children/Youth
Ages for Volunteer: 19 and up
Hours of Service: 2:30pm-6pm
Minimum Hours Required: 300
Days of Service: Monday-Friday
Mission Statement:

To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, citizens.

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Become an AmeriCorps member and make a difference in your community!!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana is seeking passionate, responsible and dedicated individuals interested in helping children succeed and making a difference in young people's lives through the AmeriCorps national service program. As an AmeriCorps members, you will complete a service term as an enrichment instructor at our Boys & Girls Clubs in Slidell. AmeriCorps members help making learning fun for Club members utilizing the proven Project Learn theory and will complete 450 hours of service focusing on providing homework help, one-on-one tutoring and high-yield learning opportunities within the Boys & Girls Club afterschool program. AmeriCorps members will also lead 3 national service projects at the Clubs.

Term of Service: The term of service is January-May 2017. Members must complete 300 hours of service.

Schedule: Members must be available for service, Monday-Friday between 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Members will serve an average of 25 hours/week.


  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Attend mandatory pre-service orientation
  • Must wear AmeriCorps identification at all times during service
  • Available Monday - Friday 2:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Available to serve January 2017-May 2017
  • Complete 300 hours of service


  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Boys & Girls Clubs experience
  • Opportunity to be a part of a national service movement
  • Living Stipend
  • Educational award: $1,212.21 after completing term of service


  • Leadership
  • Communications
  • Youth Development
  • Education
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teaching/Tutoring
  • General Skills .

AmeriCorps Member Duties: Boys & Girls Club AmeriCorps members provide homework assistance to youth and participate in enrichment activities. Assist in monitoring and evaluating academic performance of youth. Actively participate in community development through monthly community outreach service hours. Complete necessary service hours as specified by service term calendar. Actively participate in Boys & Girls Club organized community service projects and recommended community service events.

To Apply: All applicants must apply via the AmeriCorps Website here.
Applicans may also contact Melissa Brown at (504) 915-4524.