AMERICORPS STATE

AmeriCorps members Get Things Done for America. They build safer, stronger, healthier, and united communities across the country. AmeriCorps improves lives and fosters civic engagement when it matters the most.

AmeriCorps State and National engages in strategic grant-making to support organizations that see service as a solution to local and national challenges, and creates powerful member experiences that result in lifelong civic engagement. AmeriCorps State & National members engage in a diverse range of service projects at local, regional, and national organizations to address critical community needs of disaster services, economic opportunity, education, healthy futures, environmental stewardship and veterans and military families.

AmeriCorps state positions can be found under our “education” tab.

 
 
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SERVICE THAT FITS YOU.

AmeriCorps State and National offers service positions ranging from 300 to 1700 hour commitments.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be 17 years or older (no upper age limit)

  • Pass a national service criminal history check

  • Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens

AmeriCorps State and National Interest Areas:

  • Community and Nonprofit Development

  • Disaster Services

  • Economic and Workforce Development

  • Education

  • Energy and Conservation

  • Health and Nutrition

  • Legal Assistance

  • Tribes and Native American Affairs

  • Veterans and Military Families

  • Youth Development and Mentoring


BENEFITS OF SERVICE

 

LIVING STIPEND

Receive a modest bi-weekly living allowance to cover basic expenses.


OTHER BENEFITS

Other benefits may include health care benefits and mileage reimbursement for service-related travel.

EDUCATION AWARD

At the end of service you are eligible to receive a Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,000 for full-time, approximately $3,000 for part-time) to pay for a range of education expenses.

During service, you may defer student loans until end of service year. Interest accrued during service will be payed by the National Service Trust upon completion of service.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

Attend in person and virtual trainings where you learn how to be a community development change agent.