Americorps Camden , NJ 08101
Hopeworks 'N Camden is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 in Camden, NJ.Our Vision is to heal communities by creating safe pathways through which we own our histories and discover new choices. We do this by using education, technology and entrepreneurship to partner with young men and women of Camden, NJ, as they identify and earn a sustainable future.
Together we seize the opportunity to heal and thrive in the midst of violence and poverty. Our trainees have gone on to get jobs, attend colleges, and earn GEDs. They have developed websites for more than 400 clients, served over 60 clients via our GIS business, and developed lasting partnerships with six different organizations.
Hopeworks convenes the Healing 10 initiative, a "Community of Communities" planned as a cross sector approach to bring a trauma informed paradigm to Camden, NJ. The Healing 10 is designed to focus on "the how" of what we do, not simply what we do. At its core, this organizational shift to "what happened to you" is key to creating a new healing framework in Camden. This position requires pre-service drug screening and criminal background checks.
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry , Education , Public Safety , Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth , Housing , Entrepreneur/Business , Homelessness , Community Outreach , Technology . Skills :
Team Work , Youth Development , Public Speaking , General Skills , Communications.