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AmeriCorps Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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Pros
  • I worked at a non profit clinic helping with health resources (in 63 reviews)

  • Working with an organization that strives to make a difference in communities (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • The living stipend is pretty dismal (in 47 reviews)

  • Long hours (very long) and the pay (stipend) was really bad (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "AmeriCorps NCCC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Amazing projects, made wonderful friends and saw the country!

    Cons

    N/A Everything even the negative was a learning experience

    Advice to Management

    Offer more support to teams


  2. "Amazing!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps part-time

    Pros

    Amazing trainings, people, benefits, work and life experience.

    Cons

    This job kind of became my life.

  3. "AMeriCorps"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Opportunity to do higher level work

    Cons

    Lack of clear objectives for VISTAS

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Think long and hard before applying"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Giving back to the community

    Cons

    It can be very time consuming
    Its very difficult
    Very low pay for hours spent working


  5. "Great place out of college."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Bellingham, WA
    Current Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Bellingham, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good way to gain experience just out of college.

    Cons

    It's tough living on the allowance.


  6. "Planning Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planning Specialist in Vicksburg, MS
    Current Employee - Planning Specialist in Vicksburg, MS

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Experience working with multiple FEMA sectors, traveling, and free job training.

    Cons

    A lot of downtime and awkward logistics.

    Advice to Management

    More engaging with volunteers


  7. "Park Naturalist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    There is housing in selected areas

    Cons

    Hot temperatures if in Florida

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Support Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Loved it, very great working with people

    Cons

    little pay and it was alot of work

    Advice to Management

    Just to get something on your resume


  9. "Vet Corps Navigator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Independent position, service projects and connection with veterans and community

    Cons

    pay for hours spent, great for a student

    Advice to Management

    given at exit survey


  10. "Communications Fellow"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, nice people, great opportunity to learn about what you want to do

    Cons

    The pay is very low. Not always easy to balance several jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more.


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