BRIDGES is looking for college students and recent grads to join the Bridge Builders team this summer. Through AmeriCorps, you can inspire youth from across the Mid-South. 

BRIDGES AmeriCorps members are service-minded individuals who are seeking  a life-changing experience working with youth leaders in the Greater Memphis area. (Interested in serving a full year? If so, click here. Just interested in a summer internship? If so, click here.)

Summer AmeriCorps Positions (The application deadline is February 29, 2016.)

AmeriCorps members who commit to a summer of service (approximately 350-400 hours) play a vital role in the Bridge Builders summer leadership conferences. Members receive extensive training from BRIDGES expert staff and serve 40+ hours per week during the summer (June – July). Members receive a living stipend, and are eligible for an education award at upon completion of the service term. Please read through the position descriptions before submitting your application.

Summer Americorps Positions (position titles link to a full descriptions):

AmeriCorps Facilitator for 7-10th Grade Bridge Builders (work with a co-facilitator to lead leadership activities for a diverse group of 15-20 youth per week)

AmeriCorps Logistics and Coordination Team for 7-10th Grade Bridge Builders (work within a team to support conference activities and support youth participants’ needs)

AmeriCorps Facilitator for 11-12th Grade Bridge Builders (work with a co-facilitator to lead leadership activities for a diverse group of 15-20 youth per week)

AmeriCorps Resident Advisor for 11-12th Grade Bridge Builders (lead evening activities and provide night-time support to a diverse group of 15-20 youth per week)

AmeriCorps Logistics and Coordination Team for 11-12th Grade Bridge Builders (work within a team to support conference activities and support youth participants’ needs)

Ready to join the team? Click here to apply for a Summer AmeriCorps Position.

Americorps Member Agreement

I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.  I also agree that falsified information or significant omissions may disqualify me from further consideration for BRIDGES AmeriCorps positions and may be considered justification for dismissal if discovered at a later date. I understand that any position offer will be contingent upon funding and upon my consenting to and the results of a background check and drug screen.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, disability age, sex, political affiliation or religion. Under Federal law, any program that receives federal funds is required to comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. In compliance with the Federal law, all AmeriCorps programs prohibit any form of discrimination against persons with disabilities in recruitment, as well as in service. No qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the program, services, or activities of the program, or be subjected to discrimination by the program. Nor shall the program exclude or otherwise deny equal services, programs or activities to an individual because of the known disability.