SCI AmeriCorps

Woburn Volunteers

Social Capital Inc. is looking for a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator (VOC) to serve the Woburn, MA community through the SCI AmeriCorps program! The SCI AmeriCorps program connects youth with relationships, experiences, and resources they need to succeed. Responsibilities for this position include recruiting and managing local volunteers, coordinating community programming, and communications on all SCI Woburn platforms. The VOC must be available to serve partially in person in Woburn, MA- access to a car recommended. 

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The coming service year will be a unique challenge, different from all the others. Returning members, Liandra Reyes and Bianca Sciocchetti spoke about Bianca’s experience with remote service and starting the new service year in-person. Bianca is serving at the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn for a second year. Currently the Boys & Girls Club is a Supervised Learning Center, meaning that the youth can go to the Boys & Girls Club for their remote learning on days they aren’t physically in school. Bianca and Liandra discussed what service looked like when the pandemic hit and her excitement now being back in-person.

Plans for the Woburn Parent Network were made early in 2020, and quickly adapted to meet challenges parents face during the pandemic. During our first two presentations we had over 100 parents join us, clearly we were on to something! The WPN kicked off with a very helpful presentation by SCI Board member Jennifer Mahon, about how developing a structured routine can be helpful to families. This was followed by “Teens, Tweens & Quarantines”, presented by Jon Mattleman. The WPN returned to help parents during the return to school with a program from Woburn parent Kristen Herlihy. You can view videos of our collected programs here.

The Woburn Parent Network is a collaboration between SCI Woburn, Woburn Public Schools and The James L. McKeown Boys and Girls Club. This project is funded through CHNA 15 DoN funds from Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.

SCI AmeriCorps in Action

Social Capital Inc. is looking to fill Volunteer Outreach Coordinator and Youth Leadership Coordinator positions in Woburn through our SCI AmeriCorps program! Our AmeriCorps Service Year has already begun and our AmeriCorps Members perform 1700 hours of service over 10 months through June 2020. SCI AmeriCorps members receive a service stipend and are eligible for health care, student loan forbearance, and other benefits while gaining professional experience. SCI AmeriCorps Members receive an education award upon successful completion of their service. Give back to Woburn! 

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Hello Woburn, my name is Brittany Murphy. I am the new Social Capital Inc. Volunteer Outreach Coordinator. I graduated this past spring from the University of Rhode Island. I will be attending graduate school later in the fall at Massachusetts Maritime Academy pursuing Emergency Management.

Become an SCI AmeriCorps member! Apply to join the team of SCI AmeriCorps members to build social capital in our communities through civic engagement opportunities. We are currently accepting applications for our positions that begin in September 2013! 

Our host sites are located in Boston, Dorchester, Mattapan, Woburn, Lynn, Chinatown and Fall River. SCI AmeriCorps members serve as either Volunteer Outreach Coordinators (VOC) or Youth Leadership Coordinators (YLC). For more information about either of these positions and to learn how to apply, please click here.