AmeriCorps NCCC Corps Member
AMERICORPS NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a residential national service program for men and women between the ages of 18 and 24. For 10 months, NCCC members serve on teams to meet urgent community needs in the areas of natural and other disasters, environment, energy conservation, infrastructure improvement and urban and rural development. Teams work on projects throughout the country with non-profit programs, state and local agencies, and other community and faith-based groups.
Members are assigned to one of five NCCC campuses, located in Denver, CO; Baltimore, MD; Sacramento, CA; Vicksburg, MS; and Vinton, IA. During the 10 month term of service they will complete a variety of 6-8 week-long projects throughout a multi-state region.
18-24 years old and U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien
*Priority will be given to applicants with knowledge, skills and abilities in leadership, motivation, commitment, flexibility, team building and a strong work ethic.
NCCC members are provided with housing, food, health benefits, transportation to projects and qualified student loan forbearance. They earn a modest living stipend of about $200 every two weeks, before taxes are withheld. Upon successful completion of the program, they also earn a $5,550 education award that can be applied to future schooling or to pay off existing student loans. For more information, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.
How to apply
Apply online at www.nationalservice.gov/nccc