Position Summary

As a GO AmeriCorps Fellow, you will play an integral role in the school community by providing small groups of students individualized instruction, mentorship, and enrichment opportunities each day in a full-time AmeriCorps service position. You will serve groups of elementary, middle or high school students Monday-Friday and some weekends- an average service day lasting 9 hours.

You will gain professional and personal experience and acquire transferable skills during the GO Fellowship. You could potentially serve in any one of our partner schools from Delaware to Connecticut- all of which share our mission and values. The ideal candidate for the GO AmeriCorps Fellowship is a college graduate who is team-oriented, passionate about service and who believes that all young people deserve a high-quality education.

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AmeriCorps Benefits

You will earn: 

AmeriCorps Living Allowance

The AmeriCorps Living Allowance and number of pay cycles may vary based on your assigned start date and location. Here is the estimated pre-tax living allowance amount: Biweekly payments ranging from $700 – $800. The official living allowance total and/or bi-weekly payments will be posted on all offer letters.

Key Responsibilities

Instruct for Mastery

Fellows deliver individualized small-group instruction to students in the context of a supportive relationship, resulting in a significant increase in math and ELA achievement. As a Fellow, you will:

Mentor for Leadership

Fellows provide fundamental support to students’ social emotional growth. Fellows help empower students to evolve into leaders. As a Fellow, you will:

Develop a Community

Fellows contribute to the development of the school and surrounding communities. As a Fellow, you will:


You are qualified to apply if you meet the following requirements:


As a successful candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

GO AmeriCorps Fellow Teacher Residency

The Teacher Residency is a pathway to teaching created for GO AmeriCorps Fellows. Each year, 10% of Fellows are selected to participate in an embedded Masters of Art in Teaching program. As a Teacher Resident, you can enroll in one of our partner graduate programs, working alongside a Mentor Teacher while gradually taking on teaching responsibility. If you are interested in learning more, visit our website.

General Information

At the beginning of the application process, you will be able to select your preferences for start date (August, September, October or January) and location (Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York or D.C.)

Application Process:

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COVID-19 Vaccine

The GO Foundation requires all staff members and GO Fellows to obtain and submit evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination. This decision was made to keep all staff, Fellows and students safe as we return to in-person. New hires will be able to start working with one dose of the vaccine as long as the second dose (where applicable) is scheduled within a month of the person’s start date.

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