About AmeriCorps

  • AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement.

  • Every year, 75,000 AmeriCorps members serve through 21,600 schools, nonprofits, and community and faith-based organizations across the country.

  • Members have played a critical role in the recovery of communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Maria, Michael, and Florence.

  • Members also tutor and mentor young people, connect veterans to jobs, care for seniors, reduce crime and revive cities, fight the opioid epidemic, and meet other critical needs.

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AmeriCorps Membership

When you join the Environmental Technician Program or our GulfCorps Program through LVI you are also invited to become an AmeriCorps member.

 

In doing so you will be eligible to receive the following benefits:

  • small living allowance

  • education award following completion of program

  • free certifications

  • valuable career development and hands-on work experience

  • possible travel for specialized trainings