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AmeriCorps Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Sep 10, 2019

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3.7
74%
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AmeriCorps CEO Rosie K. Mauk
Rosie K. Mauk
255 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible, hands-on experience doing program development, great experience getting to know how non-profit organizations work(in 78 reviews)

  • "great experience, teamwork as well as leadership roles(in 63 reviews)

Cons
  • "The compensation (living stipend) is far too low(in 62 reviews)

  • "Long hours, low pay, diverse group could be challenging to get along with 100 % of the time(in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Great and Challenging experience"

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    Former Employee - Corps Member in Sacramento, CA

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to travel and meet people from diverse backgrounds. Interesting work and we were trained in many new practical skills on the job.

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, diverse group could be challenging to get along with 100 % of the time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it going!

    AmeriCorps2019-08-02
  2. "Great but be prepared to be poor"

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    Former Employee - Social Media Specialist in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meet great people Get work experience

    Cons

    long hours burn out is real you don't make a lot

    Advice to Management

    Pay people more

    AmeriCorps2019-09-10
  3. "good pay"

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    Current Employee - Mentor 

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    fun job to work easy intervie

    Cons

    long hours and not enough pay

    AmeriCorps2019-08-14
  4. "Great place to work as a volunteer"

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    Current Employee - AmeriCorps Member 
    Recommends

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Meaningful work Good support system

    Cons

    Long hours Not much pay (living stipend)

    AmeriCorps2019-07-30
  5. "Jumpstart Volunteer"

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    Former Employee - Corps Member in Washington, DC

    I worked at AmeriCorps part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very hands on, they help you with training and and understanding your role.

    Cons

    Can be long hours for the summer programs

    AmeriCorps2019-04-17
  6. "It was a good experience."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The experience. There is plenty of opportunity to Network. Working with children. Gain new friends.

    Cons

    The pay. The long hours. Some of the martial they want to complete doesn't make sense.

    AmeriCorps2018-12-17
  7. "NCCC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Awesome personal development experience. No complaints!

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes difficult living situation

    AmeriCorps2018-09-19
  8. "Corps Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Civic duty, can see results of work within the same year, great career development and networking opportunities, strong support from administration on LACY

    Cons

    Long hours, variable workload depending on location, occasionally difficult to get small-scale problems solved with administration

    AmeriCorps2018-08-22
  9. "Hard but rewarding"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Hands on Experience Direct Service Build great relationships with students and school staff

    Cons

    Low pay Long hours Emotional exhausting Living situation can be tight with a lot of people

    AmeriCorps2018-03-29
  10. "Philadelphia VISTA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great for developing a professional network and tangible, transferable skills.

    Cons

    Low pay, long hours, can feel undervalued at times.

    AmeriCorps2018-03-27
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