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

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This is the best place I have worked at. I only wish that there was more opportunity for advancement.

Fleet Manager (Current Employee)
Vinton, IA

ProsBenefits, Comp time, flexible schedule, family friendly agency, managers

ConsNot enough opportunity for advancement within the agency.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great opportunities, little pay

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: Great way to break into a career field. Flexible schedule… Cons: Low pay, often treated poorly due to AmeriCorps status. Also… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Do not join Americorps

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time for less than a year


    Pros: -Career opportunities by gaining references at the work site -Education stipend… Cons: -Bureaucracy -Disorganization -Mental stress caused by fellow core members and staff on purpose -Health insurance doesn't cover your bills you have to pay -Lack of respect for daring to… Advice to Senior Management: You need to listen to what others have to say who have left americorps. At minimum, you'd have to take into account the mental stress… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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