FAQ

1. What does the position pay?

Full-year members are paid a total of $13,732 for their year of service; paid every two weeks

2. How much is the Education Award?

How much is the Education Award?

Full-year AmeriCorps members receive a $5,920.00 education award upon completion of their term of service.

3. What other benefits will I receive?

In addition to your living allowance, our AmeriCorps positions provide the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance (Full-Time Members Only)
  • Extensive training and orientation
  • Professional skills development
  • Education Award (upon successful completion)
  • Travel reimbursement for workday mileage or bus pass
4. What requirements are there to be an AmeriCorps member?

Members on our project:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or have permanent resident status
  • Must be able to pass our background check requirements
5. Will I be the only AmeriCorps member in the area?

No. During the school year, we have 20 full-time AmeriCorps members who work as literacy tutors and bring community members into our schools as literacy tutors.

“In my position, I greatly enjoy the relationships with the kids. There is also so much support from the teachers and staff members at the school. Overall, it feels like a community and I love coming to serve every day!” ~2017-2018 AmeriCorps Member

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