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January 2020

Be A Census Taker!

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Be A Census Taker!

Apply Online!
2020census.gov/jobs 

2020 Census jobs provide:
Great pay
Flexible hours
Weekly pay
Paid Training

How do I Apply for a 2020 Census Job?

Applying is easy. Click on Apply Now at 2020census.gov/jobs

As part of the application process, you will be asked to respond to questions that relate to your educational, work and other experience.

If you need help, just call 1-855-562-2020 or use the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/ASCII.

What will the work be like? 

What can I expect my work schedule to be like?

If hired, your work schedule will depend on your position. Generally, hours for field positions are flexible. Some field positions require you to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public.

Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.

Where will I work?
The Census Bureau is committed to hiring census takers to work in their own communities.

How often will I be paid?
Employees are paid weekly and can expect to receive their first paycheck approximately ten to fourteen days after their first day of work.

Will I be reimbursed for work-related expenses?
Field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses, like mileage, incurred while conducting Census work.

Will I be paid during training?
You will be paid during training at a slightly lower rate than your regular hourly rate.

Apply If:
You are at least 18 years old.
You have a valid Social Security number.
You are a U.S Citizen
You have a valid email address.
You are registered with the Selective Service System, or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male and were born after Dec. 31, 1959.

If offered a job:
You must pass a criminal background check and review of criminal records (including fingerprinting).
You must be available to work flexible hours, including days, evenings and weekends.

Most Jobs Require Employees To:
Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available
Have access to a computer with Internet (to complete training).

Become a Census Taker and Get Paid to Help Your Community
Learn how you can help collect important data that will determine your state’s representation in Congress, as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools and hospitals.

For more information to apply online, visit 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.

 

Riverdale teen, Jayera Griffin, honored by Disney, Marvel!

By News

Marvel, Disney give superhero treatment to Riverdale teen for organizing free community wash days

We’d like to congratulate our Riverdale student and star, Jayera Griffin for being recognized by Marvel, Disney for her community efforts!

“Jayera Griffin, 16, of Riverdale has inspired others by raising funds and holding free community wash days at a local laundromat since 2018. Jayera is now a Marvel comic superhero and featured in a Disney show.

The sophomore at Thornton High School in Harvey is the subject of an episode of “Marvel’s Hero Project.” Her episode, “Radiant Jayera,” debuted Friday on the recently launched Disney+ online streaming service. A subscription is needed to view the episode.

“Here at Marvel, superheroes are inspired by real-life heroes,” a narrator says in a video trailer for the show. “So the editors of the best-known Marvel comics have come together to work on a project about children doing the extraordinary.”

Jayera is among 20 young people nationwide featured because of how they have helped others overcome disabilities or other challenges. A film crew captured footage of her at school and in her neighborhood about a year ago, she said. However, she didn’t learn the extent of the project until a reveal event in June.

Jayera’s story also was given graphic-novel treatment in a short comic.

Jayera has received a lot of attention since her first free wash day in April 2018 as a way of satisfying community service requirements for the National Junior Honor Society. She recently appeared on “The Tamron Hall Show” and “Windy City Live” with other “Hero Project” honorees to talk about their service.”

Excerpt from Chicago Tribune, read more here:
Marvel, Disney give superhero treatment to Riverdale teen for organizing free community wash days

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