Eligibility: Be between the ages of 18 and 25 (by July 1, 2019). Have a college degree, some college, high school diploma, or GED. Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Unfortunately, applicants who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time. Able to commit to completing 1700 hours of full-time service over 11 months. Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program. Because the safety of students is our first priority, every confirmed AmeriCorps member must undergo a criminal history check. In cases where a criminal offense appears, the circumstances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Identifies diverse young adults and prepares them for leadership through paid full-time nonprofit apprentships and rigorous leadership training. The 10 month program includes a monthly stipend of $1300 to $1800, health care, child care, student loan deferment, and post-service education award of $5500.