The AmeriCorps Respite Apprentice – Summer will provide direct service and camper care for campers with disabilities at Respite Camp and Camp Wawbeek.
Program Benefits: AmeriCorps members will be provided room and board while serving during the summer. This position receives a living stipend totaling $2,585 for the full term of service (minimum 900 hours). After successfully completing the term of service, the member will be eligible to receive an education award. The education award can be used to pay education costs at qualified institutions of higher education or training programs, or to repay qualified student loans. The award will equal $3,097.50 if the full term of service is completed. This position provides invaluable hands-on experience for students in special education, occupational or physical therapy, nursing, recreational therapy and anyone interested in learning more about serving individuals with disabilities. Other benefits include professional training, networking opportunities and making a difference to the community.