AmeriCorps

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It's a great experience, but that doesn't always mean it's fun.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Current Employee) Orlando, FL

ProsAble to do things without any previous experience
Rising to the challenge
Pushing your limits
More than professional growth & development

ConsAmeriCorps administration does not seem to know how to meet members where they are and help them to be successful.
If you don't know anyone who has done the branch of AC service you are considering, DO YOUR HOMEWORK!
That living allowance ain't no joke. Gird your loins!

Advice to Senior ManagementDo more to bridge the gap from start to successful completion. This needs to be someone's actual job, not just a bullet point in various job descriptions. A satisfying member experience needs to be someone's priority - with accountability.

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    Like an unpaid internship

    Americorps-Vista (Current Employee) Santa Rosa, CA

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Learned a lot of office skills right out of college, also… Cons: Sometimes treated as the help in the office (my specific position within Americorps, may… Advice to Senior Management: Make it easier for us to apply for foodstamps. More

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Flexible Work Schedule can defer student loans worthy cause Cons: low pay is a major concern More
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