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AmeriCorps Benefits

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  • Job Training(50 comments)

    “They clearly outlined what we were responsible for, and had us practice is over and over until we could do it in our sleep. Granted, I will note that...”

  • Professional Development(25 comments)

    “Regularly scheduled and interesting, though a touch informal at times. There were one or two trainings hosted by other members that were not entirely...”

  • Tuition Assistance(17 comments)

    “The program put around $5.5K towards my college tuition. It wasn't much, and frankly I might have preferred to just get paid more. But it's...”

  • Sep 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Colville, Washington State

    You do get state healthcare which in my case was better than nothing and I did us it from time to time and it was nice not to have to come out of the pocket.

  • Aug 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Colorado Reading Corps Tutor in Fort Collins, Colorado

    Best - health/dental insurance. Worst - the living allowance is really quite small, but then again this is considered national service.

  • Aug 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Corps Member in Aurora, Colorado

    Free travel, education award, small stipend, and health care.

  • Aug 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Reading Corps Literacy Tutor in Santa Cruz, California

    I had the option to use their health insurance. I worked in a classroom, so the time off during school breaks was amazing. Every employee earned an education award at the end of the year to be spent towards school.

  • Jul 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Columbus, Ohio

    I received tuition assistance, job training and professional development. I think these are the best things that AmeriCorps offer. I received a Seagal Education Award at the end.

  • Jul 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current VISTA Leader in Rock Hill, South Carolina

    The flexible schedule has been the best benifit

  • Aug 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former City Year Corps Member in Miami, Florida

    There weren't any benefits offered. You do however qualify for foodstamps.

  • Jun 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Mentor in Atlanta, Georgia

    Many of the AmeriCorps programs offer living stipends followed by an educational award on completing of the program.

  • Jun 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rochester, New York State

    AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare through the IMG allowance plan recently added some vision and dental coverage which has been extremely helpful. It will reimburse you up unto $1,000 for dental and $200 for vision. Reimbursements take forever to process though which can be tough when you are living in a VISTA stipend.

  • May 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current AmeriCorps VISTA in Boston, Massachusetts

    The best thing is the education stipend and government benefits you receive. It isn't a lot of money but you receive assistance in other ways.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

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Professional Support

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