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"AmeriCorps is a fantastic organization, full of opportunities, and I would recommend it to anyone."

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Former Employee - Program Director in Cedar Falls, IA
Former Employee - Program Director in Cedar Falls, IA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Gain experience, teamwork, civic-minded individuals, job training, fun

Cons

Not much pay available, temporary position

Other Employee Reviews for AmeriCorps

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Waste of a year"

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    Former Employee - 4-H Capital AmeriCorps Member in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - 4-H Capital AmeriCorps Member in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    loan deferment
    work with other recent college grads
    serve lower income populations

    Cons

    bureaucracy
    living in poverty
    no benefits
    over worked
    came out of pocket many time
    minimal training on relevant topics

    Advice to Management

    More structure, less micromanagement
    Higher stipends, more benefits
    great opportunity to network in Life After AmeriCorps training


  2. "An amazing year of service"

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    Current Employee - Kidcheck Plus Event Specialist in Pelham, AL
    Current Employee - Kidcheck Plus Event Specialist in Pelham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Help pay off student loans, great connections and you can volunteer in many aspects! Can pick any state in the US so it is great because you can stay close to home or venture to another city.

    Cons

    Some programs do not pay much but the experience and connections make up for that!

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