AmeriCorps

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A must do in a lifetime, there is nothing better than lending a helping hand.

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Former Employee - Volunteer in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Volunteer in San Francisco, CA

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

Pros

Strong relationships, networking, and a lifetime of honor.

Cons

None whatsoever, volunteering comes from the heart.

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Continue loving what you do.

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    Good experience as a post-college first job

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    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Spartanburg, SC
    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Spartanburg, SC

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity out of college for those interested in nonprofit organizations, and/or moving to a different area. Job satisfaction is completely dependent on the organization, so make sure you do your homework before applying and accepting a position. Great way to serve a community, get $$ toward student loans, and meet others with similar interests.

    Cons

    Overall structure is complicated, and the staff, grant requirements and organization are constantly changing. Makes for a lot of red tape. Good pay cannot be your goal when looking to serve with Americorps. Yearly salary is equal to the poverty line in your community- ranging from 10K-15K usually. Good way to learn to live on a budget!

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    I'd like to have seen State/Regional Directors at least once or twice during my service.

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    It's fun, rewarding, and challenging.

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    Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Perry Point, MD
    Former Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Perry Point, MD

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

    Pros

    Meeting new people, traveling to new places, experiencing work variety.

    Cons

    You need a good leader.

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    Support team leaders.

    Recommends
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