Live-in AmeriCorps Mobility Mentor

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Start: Aug 1, 2023 / End: Aug 31, 2024 / Location: Phoenix, AZ
Program: Maggie's Place

Organization’s Mission: Maggie’s Place welcomes pregnant and parenting women and their children into a safe and loving community, providing life-changing programs and ongoing services to help them to become self-sufficient. 

Position Summary: AmeriCorps members spend up to a year living with pregnant and parenting women formerly experiencing homelessness who are now housed in a loving, caring environment at Maggie’s Place in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Using a trauma-informed care approach, AmeriCorps members are on the front lines of the fight to overcome Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and break the relentless cycle of poverty. AmeriCorps members at Maggie’s Place help transform lives through hope, love and a dedication to servant leadership. Due to the live-in nature of the work, this is a women-only position. 


  • Work as a team with other AmeriCorps members and Maggie’s Place staff 
  • Respond to emergencies, crises, and conflicts within the home 
  • Take initiative in one of the following roles in the home: House Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Donations/House Operations Coordinator, or Programs Coordinator 
  • Plan and participate in community functions including celebrations, house outings, weekly house meetings, Maggie’s Place community events, and AmeriCorps community events 
  • Provide transportation in Maggie’s Place vehicles for moms and babies to and from Maggie’s Place Community events and requested appointments 
  • Provide daytime and overnight house coverage which may include: responding to the phone, welcoming visitors, offering tours, receiving donations, assisting moms in move-ins/move-outs,  and responding to the duty of the moment 
  • Foster a home environment where all who enter feel safe, welcomed and respected 
  • Serve as Mobility Mentors, modeling the skills and capabilities that enable moms respond adaptively to adversity and develop resiliency 
  • Support moms in recovery from substance abuse (including opioid addiction) and provide one-on-one coaching to address risk factors common to addiction 


  • Monthly living stipend 
  • Room and board 
  • Optional health insurance 
  • Ongoing training and professional development 
  • Biannual AmeriCorps retreats 
  • Vacation days 
  • Personal time off duty 
  • Access to day-off house 
  • Access to community vehicles 
  • Opportunities for individual counseling and group processing sessions 
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible (applicable to live-out only) 
  • Segal Education Award at completion of service 


  • Female-only applicants 
  • High school diploma required 
  • College degree or equivalent life experience preferred 
  • Drivers license preferred 
  • Ideally candidates are 21 years of age and older 
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs. 
  • Flexibility/Adaptability 
  • Emotional maturity 
  • Resilience 
  • Empathy 
  • Accepting of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and customs 
  • Open to growth during challenging situations 

Interested applicants may apply here:  Please direct all questions to