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Compassionate, caring people working for social justice.

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at AmeriCorps

Pros

Amazing professional development, opportunity to change lives of children

Cons

meager living stipend, uniforms, that's it, very few cons

Advice to Management

better insurance

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good hearted organization with some issues.

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    Former Contractor - AmeriCorps Member in Sacramento, CA
    Former Contractor - AmeriCorps Member in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at AmeriCorps as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good team based atmosphere, Good mid/upper level management, Felt like you made a difference sometimes, The members were dedicated to making a difference

    Cons

    Some of the sponsors did not need help, Felt like cheap or free labor at points and sometimes were treated that way

    Advice to Management

    Treat your workers like adults with an education. Be more selective with project choice.


  2. Low pay, great experience

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    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Des Moines, IA
    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Des Moines, IA

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    $5,500 education award if you complete your 1-year term. Lots of non-profit experience.

    Cons

    Have to stay full year to get education award, risk with working for a federally funded program, can be treated like an inter, and very low pay. Can't work another job or have any outside income if working for VISTA.

    Advice to Management

    Higher pay and more flexibility.


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