Social Services: Military and Veterans and their Families

Social Services: Seniors

Legacy Corps for Veterans and Military Families

Legacy Corps utilizes volunteers to provide 8-10 hours of caregiver support services per week to veterans and/or military family members. Benefits received: training, monthly living allowance and education award of $1,600 at completion of term.
Apr 22, 2019  10:00AM
5 Hours
1 Shifts Available
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Caregiver Support Services offers a wide range of community-based support services
targeted to veteran and or military families of all ages. Services are designed to
decrease caregiving burden and stress and empower the caregiver and care recipient
through education and community resources to maintain and or improve their quality of
life. All Legacy Members are expected to provide a minimum of 450 hours of combined
service and training for the contracted period. On average, this equates to 11-12 hours
each week.

Minimum Requirements:

Be enrolled as an AmeriCorps member with a signed AmeriCorps Member contract, be
certified as a U.S. national or a lawful permanent resident alien of the United States, be
at least 17 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED or agree to obtain one
while serving. Member must have a clean State Criminal Background Check and
National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) in order to be an AmeriCorps Member.
Note: AmeriCorps members are not employees of the AmeriCorps program or of the
federal government. Moreover, members are not allowed to perform an employee’s
duties or otherwise displace employees. The grantee must withhold Federal personal income taxes from Member Living Allowances, requiring each member to complete a W-4 form at the beginning of the term of service and providing a W-2 form at the close of the tax year.

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