Service Learning

Opportunity for Involvement: Fall 2017 AmeriCorps Affiliate

Application Deadline: June 8, 2017. This opportunity allows organizations to leverage funding from outside sources, permits the flexibility to engage youth as young as 14 years of age in national service, and allows for a new 100-hour service term.

AmeriCorps Week 2017

During AmeriCorps Week 2017, individuals, programs, and organizations will honor and celebrate the contributions that 80,000 Americans make to their communities and the service of more than 1 million AmeriCorps alumni.

Citlali

“I hope more youth will take a close look at their communities and see what problems are bothering them and then fix them.”

Civic Engagement Strategies for Transition Age Youth

Civic engagement has the potential to empower young adults, increase their self-determination, and give them the skills and self-confidence they need to enter the workforce. Read about one youth’s experience in AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).

Carly and Sean

“We enjoy hearing about their life experiences. It’s a rewarding experience for both us and our older adult partners.”

Razilee

We spoke with Razilee via email in April 2012.