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Become an AmeriCorps Member

PASSIONATE ABOUT CRIMINAL JUSTICE?  WANT PROBATION FIELD EXPERIENCE?

Apply to become an AMERICORPS Member today!

 

Gain experience in the Probation Field by becoming an AmeriCorps Member with the Arizona Supreme Court/Adult Probation Support Services AmeriCorps Program.  Members will serve with ex-offenders to improve their lives, serve as Peer Mentors, serve on Community Restitution projects, help reduce recidivism in communities, gain knowledge of the criminal court system and how community supervision operates and learn how Probation Officers make a difference in the lives of ex-offenders and the community they serve.

Positions currently offered in five Arizona Counties:  Apache, Coconino, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma.

Minimum Qualifications:

18 years of age, High School Diploma /GED, a US Citizen and must pass criminal background check.

Program Benefits:

  • AmeriCorps State Summer members receive a modest living allowance during their term of service;
  • Upon successful completion of service, AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award that can be applied to educational costs or student loans;
  • Team support and coaching; 
  • Opportunities to participate in Professional Trainings in the field of Probation and Criminal Justice.

Service Term Schedule:

AmeriCorps Members have the option to complete one of the following Service Term hour slots:  Quarter-Time (450 hours), approximately 30 hours per week or a Minimum- Time (300 hours) slot approximately 20 hours per week over the course of a four (4) month Service Term.  Service hours will primarily be completed between 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday.  Limited hours are available on Saturday and Sunday, depending on program projects and need. Candidates have a choice of 3 start dates:  September 1st, 2018, January 1st, 2019 or May 1st, 2019.

 

  • For More Information Contact

    ARIZONA SUPREME COURT
    Jennifer Flannery, AmeriCorps Program Specialist
    602.452.3177
    jflannery@courts.az.gov

    Or Visit

    www.americorps.gov