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 2023-2024 Cohort

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

The impact you’ll make

  • ~500 total students reached per year across 18 sites
  • 95% 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

For more information or any questions about the program, please contact Program Specialist, Fatima Jallow at fbintoujallow@supportunitedway.org