Mainely Girls’ programs focus on helping middle and high school girls
grow into strong, confident, healthy and savvy young women. An AmeriCorps Member
will work directly with girls and women to help co-lead, organize, further develop,
coordinate, and evaluate existing programs, or initiate new ones.
Existing programs include: The Belfast Girl-to-Girl Mentoring Program, an after-school program for twelve to fifteen middle school girls; The Girls’ Point of View Book Club for high school girls which will be offered in 35 sites; The Mainely Girls Student Executive Board for high school girls, a leadership program; and The annual Camden Girls’ Conference for 250 middle and high school girls in March. New programs may include an Authors’ Conference to further the impact of our Book Club, and a statewide conference to encourage girls to run for public office.
Requirements for the position include: the ability to work with groups of girls and women; a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus on women’s studies, literature, or education; basic computer skills; excellent communication and writing skills.
Interested applicants should apply through the AmeriCorps website www.americorps.org