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Challenging in all the right ways

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Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Saint Louis, MO
Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Saint Louis, MO

I worked at AmeriCorps full-time (more than an year)

Pros

AmeriCorps gives you the opportunity to simultaneously serve your country and undergo incredible personal and professional growth. Be sure to check out the Emergency Response Team (ERT) at AmeriCorps St. Louis.

Cons

On ERT the work was hard and demanded very long hours. We would sometimes be on the road and away from home for 8 weeks at a time. Sleeping on the ground, on cots, in tents, in church basements--that was the norm.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    AmeriCorps is a fantastic organization, full of opportunities, and I would recommend it to anyone.

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    Former Employee - Program Director in Cedar Falls, IA
    Former Employee - Program Director in Cedar Falls, IA

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Gain experience, teamwork, civic-minded individuals, job training, fun

    Cons

    Not much pay available, temporary position

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Waste of a year

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    Former Employee - 4-H Capital AmeriCorps Member in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - 4-H Capital AmeriCorps Member in Austin, TX

    I worked at AmeriCorps part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    loan deferment
    work with other recent college grads
    serve lower income populations

    Cons

    bureaucracy
    living in poverty
    no benefits
    over worked
    came out of pocket many time
    minimal training on relevant topics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More structure, less micromanagement
    Higher stipends, more benefits
    great opportunity to network in Life After AmeriCorps training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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