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My Time as an AmeriCorps Member

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Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member
Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member

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

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Serving your community - Doing necessary but hard work - Working with others who also wanted to make the community a better place - Education award

Cons

- The stipend is extremely small, so if you're working in a metro city like NYC, it may be difficult to find affordable housing

Advice to Management

My time at AmeriCorps was really fulfilling, but if someone is solely doing the work for the education award, then you might not take as much from the experience because it is lots of work with little pay. I would suggest to management to increase the stipend for individuals living in cities with a higher cost of living.

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  1. Youth Coordinator

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AmeriCorps

    Pros

    Loved the team and interaction

    Cons

    Wish it was longer internship


  2. Served for a year with Habitat for Humanity

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Volunteer Coordinator
    Former Employee - Volunteer Coordinator

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I was thrown in with everyone else to provide affordable housing for families in need. It was truly fulfilling. Educational Award at the end of the year of service. Met amazing people who just wanted to make a difference in the community.

    Cons

    Payment at poverty level, only to know what it's like to live in poverty to help those in poverty.

    Advice to Management

    I had some issues, but at the end of the year I felt like they were resolved and my concerns addressed.


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