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AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps - Day to day work wasn't great but the overall experience was worth it.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at AmeriCorps

Pros

You get to live and work on a team of people your age (18-24). You also get to travel all over the country on different assignments.

Cons

While working for FEMA, we did a lot of monotonous office work and were shuffled around during disaster periods.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Professional development opportunites. Lots of travel. Could potentially meet lifelong friends Legitimate gap year option after undergrad

    Cons

    Low living wages. Housing situations aren't always ideal. Work is not always hands-on (depends on the particular track) Could be stuck with clashing personalites for the duration.

    Advice to Management

    We understand that we're not doing this for the money but little upgrade to our food budget and housing allowance would be nice.


  2. I know the skills I developed through AmeriCorps will help me be a better employee and a lifelong community member.

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

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

    Pros

    Experience, Exposure, & Skill development.

    Cons

    The only Con will be to budget for the Living Allowance.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.


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