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"Compassionate, caring people working for social justice."

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Amazing professional development, opportunity to change lives of children

Cons

meager living stipend, uniforms, that's it, very few cons

Advice to Management

better insurance

Other Employee Reviews for AmeriCorps

  1. "I couldn't wait for the year to be over, but I've leveraged the heck out of the work I did during job interviews."

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    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA
    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You'll get a good resume piece out of it. Getting to know fellow AmeriCorps members. Lots of responsibility if you like to take things on and drive projects forward. You get to say you served your country for a year. I worked under Campus Compact, and the director of the local chapter was a great resource and provided great training and advice.

    Cons

    The day-to-day of it was very tedious. I found myself board and playing games on my computer sometimes. Ideas from my supervisor threatened to change the scope of my project every so often. I lived with my parents and don't know how I would have survived on the poverty-level salary. I obviously could have, but it would not have been pleasant.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more substantial and relevant training.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Poorly planned idea. tried to be affective but little to no work."

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    Former Employee - Fema Corps CM in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Fema Corps CM in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    travel for cheap. meet interesting people. sometimes help others.

    Cons

    poor chain of command. horrible pay. little to no work at points. team based approached didn not work well.

    Advice to Management

    treat corps members like they are adults not children.

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