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A Host Site is a non-profit organization that agrees to host an AmeriCorps Member at their agency for a year.  Our service term for 2023-2024 begins August 28, 2023, and ends July 31st, 2024.

As a host site, you will have a dedicated member to help build capacity by providing direct service to current clients, as well as recruiting new clients.  The primary focus of NEO Skill Corps is financial literacy, workforce development and training and adult education.  The individual assigned to their site if full-time with serve 37 – 40 hours per week towards that goal.  If half-time they will serve 20 hours per week.  The member will work with their Host Site Supervisor to develop and implement a strategic recruitment plan to increase service usage at the site, design/modify and facilitate any workshops needed to upskill clients, create or maintain their database, and complete monthly performance to goal reports.  The selected Member will serve there for one year (August 28th – July 31st).


  • FULL-TIME MEMBER – $7,500
  • HALF-TIME MEMBER – $4,000

The ROI is a savings of more than $25,000 – $35,000, the cost of hiring, training and benefits for a full or half-time employee.  For your investment in the AmeriCorps Member, you receive the following:

  • NEO Skill Corps administers their stipend ($18,640 F and $9,320 H)
  • Medical Benefits and Daycare Costs for Full-time members.
  • Members also receive monthly professional development training in areas identified as beneficial to their career development and service to diverse and underserved populations.
  • Site supervisors will receive quarterly training on commons issues that occur during the service year with suggestions on how to deal with those issues to enhance the experience for the both the Member and the Site Organization.

To become a Host Site Partner Organization contact Sandra Buckner, AmeriCorps/Workforce Development Program Manager at sbuckner@universitysettlement.net or complete and return the Host Site Application. Applications are due April 2, 2023 at 5:00 pm.


NEO Skill Corps is currently recruiting for full and part time Member Service positions.  We NEED individuals who are service oriented and ready to rise to the challenge of addressing the financial literacy, workforce development and adult literacy crisis in Northeast Ohio.


  • Bi-weekly stipend
  • Education scholarships upon completion of service year
  • Student loan deferment during service
  • Payment of interest earned on student loans during year of service
  • Professional development training
  • Community networking and relationship building

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Assess client’s financial knowledge
  • Instruct financial literacy curriculum
  • Coach clients on limited financial matters
  • Arrange guest speakers from financial industry and local businesses
  • Data entry
  • Facilitate adult education and workplace services workshops
  • Provide contextualized learning materials
  • Conduct pre and post instruction assessments
  • Track client workforce goals and achievements


  • A minimum two year college from accredited college, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Experience working with adults with diverse backgrounds preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while meeting program objectives

Interested applicants should submit their resume to Sandra Buckner, Program Manager at sbuckner@universitysettlement.net

Careers in Literacy

If you are a literacy provider and would like to advertise an opening, you may place a free job announcement here by following these guidelines:

Employment ads should be limited to 40 words or less. Please include: agency name; job title; brief job description; required qualifications; how to apply and contact information, including full name of contact person. Job announcements would be listed for a one month period. If you are interested in posting your ad on our website, please submit an email to contactus@literacycooperative.org, or call The Literacy Cooperative at 216.776.6180.