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Submitted by nicky.campbell on Tue, 11/24/2020 - 04:56

Join AmeriCorps

We empower an entire ecosystem of service through our core programs. Apply to become an AmeriCorps member today.

Step 1: Determine how you want to serve

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1. Choose length

AmeriCorps members typically serve for 10-12 months, with options for shorter terms or summer positions.

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2. Choose location

Apply for service opportunities in your own community or pick from a list of locations across the country.

Step 2: Apply to become an AmeriCorps member

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1. Create a profile

Enter some personal information, your availability, level of education, and skill areas. 

Start

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2. Find an opportunity

Look for service opportunities that are suited to your particular skills, interests, and availability.

Find

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3. Submit an application

Apply to one or more service opportunities that interest you.

Join AmeriCorps Seniors

AmeriCorps Seniors programs are specifically for individuals 55 years and older who want to make giving back their second act. Find a service opportunity near you.
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1. Find an opportunity

Use our AmeriCorps Seniors Pathfinder tool to easily search for current opportunities near you. 

Find

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2. Connect with the opportunity

Connect directly with the organization that you are interested in volunteering with.

What to expect

AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with more than 2,000 partner organizations each year to tackle our nation's toughest challenges. They serve in more than 40,000 locations across the country to unite Americans in service. 

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We invite individuals of all ages and backgrounds to serve with AmeriCorps. 

AmeriCorps supports diversity and inclusion and encourages all eligible individuals to serve. Whether or not you've recently graduated, have had a job or two, or have retired from a long career - you can serve with AmeriCorps.

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Even a day makes a difference

Time a challenge? You can still serve as a volunteer during a day of service. Find out what's coming and see how you could help out.

MLK Day of Service

Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off.” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance

On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

Are you an individual interested in serving with AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations to strengthen communities across our nation.

Learn more about AmeriCorps

Our purpose is to bring out the best of America. We do this by bringing Americans together to serve communities.

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Are you an organization looking to partner with AmeriCorps?

In need of resources? AmeriCorps is here for you. Every year, we place more than $800 million in funding and more than 270,000 individuals with nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations.

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