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Our Mission

To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.

What We Do

AmeriCorps offers individuals and organizations flexible ways to make an impact while focusing on six key areas.

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About AmeriCorps

Our Impact

See the impact service, members and volunteers have in your state and across the country.

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We Are Uniting America through Service

We invite individuals to serve alongside each other for the betterment of every community.


We bridge divides by bringing people together: connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges.


We provide resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities.


We enrich the lives of those we serve and those who serve.  


We are the only federal agency for community service and volunteerism. We empower an entire ecosystem committed to the betterment of communities across America.

Connecting Individuals and Organizations to Help Communities Tackle Their Toughest Challenges.

AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
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The Best of America

America was founded on a promise of opportunity. When we build stronger communities, we help make this promise a reality, for every individual to succeed. Especially in times of adversity, we find the courage to unite and overcome. Helping our communities prosper, head on and together. It’s what AmeriCorps is built for: bringing all Americans together. Working alongside each other for the betterment of every community. Ensuring that everyone gets the help they need, and the opportunities they deserve. AmeriCorps is your chance to be a part of something bigger.

Our Team

Meet AmeriCorps leadership and staff who ensure we sustain a capable, responsive, and accountable organization.

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Work as a federal employee in our headquarters office located in Washington, D.C. or in one of our regional offices or campuses.

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Agency Overview

Learn more about AmeriCorps' plans, policies, notices, and other information about our agency.

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