United Way AmeriCorps Program

Americorps Team 2022

Serve as an AmeriCorps Fellow with United Way


We need you now more than ever. United Way AmeriCorps Fellows play a critical role in supporting multilingual learners academically, socially, and emotionally as the education system recovers from the interrupted learning that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. As a part of this program, you’ll provide individualized support to a growing population of multilingual learners in Salem, Lynn, or Gloucester through one to one and small group SEL interventions. Become a part of this essential work and begin your career in youth development today! 

Apply for our 2022-2023 Cohort

The impact you’ll make 

  • ~500 total students reached per year across 18 sites 
  • 91% of students improved SEL skills 
  • 76% of students experienced a greater sense of belonging

What to expect 

  • Apply – fill out our brief online application, which includes basic info about you and your interest in the program 
  • Interview – if you are selected for an interview after applying, you will do a single round phone or Zoom interview with one of our program staff members 
  • Get Matched with a Host Site- based on your interest and host site availability you will be matched with a school or organization that best fits your skills and the site’s needs 
  • Orientation- runs from September 6th-9th and serves as an opportunity for you to get to know your cohort, the community, and the program
  • Service Term- Full-Time United Way AmeriCorps Fellows complete 1700 hours of service from their start date in September 2022 to end of their service term in July 2023 

What you’ll bring

  • Commitment to youth development 
  • Interest in nonprofit or education sector 
  • Desire to work with diverse people, organizations, and communities 
  • Commitment to service 
  • Invested in working in a local North Shore community
  • Positive attitude, solutions-oriented, and adaptability 

For more information or any questions about the program, please contact Program Manager, Abby Millard at AMillard@supportunitedway.org.