AmeriCorps

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Stepping stone and and an opportunity to give back

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsAmeriCorps offers a fantastic way to connect with local communities, help worthy nonprofits and promote education. Volunteers get as much benefit as they are willing to put in themselves.

ConsThere's not much support from the Corps. For me, the moment I finished my term I heard practically nothing from the organization.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake more of a personal outreach to alumni volunteers - they're a fantastic asset and many would likely be interested in further opportunities and even careers in Corps.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    An eye-opening introduction to government and non-profit worlds.

    AmeriCorps* Vista (Former Employee) Seattle, WA

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

    Pros: Personal fulfillment, community impact, ownership of work, independence Cons: Pay/stipend, no health insurance, bureaucracy, decentralized organization, ambiguity with guidelines,… Advice to Senior Management: Streamline and centralize Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Amazing experience if you can afford to live on a meager wage

    AmeriCorps VISTA (Former Employee) Orlando, FL

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

    Pros: Amazing experience! I met so many great people and learned a… Cons: Living stipend is very meager so you will need to apply for food… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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