AmeriCorps
3.8 of 5 235 reviews
www.nationalservice.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Like an unpaid internship

Americorps-Vista (Current Employee)
Santa Rosa, CA

ProsLearned a lot of office skills right out of college, also got to have some say in what professional development I wanted.

ConsSometimes treated as the help in the office (my specific position within Americorps, may not be universal). VERY low stipend and not allowed to have an additional job.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake it easier for us to apply for foodstamps.

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    Jumpstart Tutor (Former Employee)

    I worked at AmeriCorps part-time for more than a year


    Pros: Was part of the Jumpstart tutoring program. You will get to work with a young child in a low-income school and you have the chance… Cons: The curriculum is too structured and doesn't allow the tutors… Advice to Senior Management: It would be better if the curriculum started out as it is and… More
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    Invaluable Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at AmeriCorps


    Pros: Gave me the opportunity to gain experience in my field as soon as I got out… Cons: If you don't have any $ saved up, it can… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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