AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps is a federal service program for all US states and territories.

 

SAMPLE WORK PROJECTS:

Disaster Response- flood, tornado, hurricane, fire, earthquake

Sustainability and energy conservation

Assisting veterans, homeless and senior citizen populations

Constructing and rehabilitating low-income housing or other property

Training the public on disaster preparedness

Planning evacuation routes and recovery plans for potential disasters

Compiling reports, managing and analyzing data, budgets

Working with nonprofits and government agencies to coordinate services for those in distress

Preparing disaster kits, tracking inventory and loading supplies in FEMA warehouses

Writing federal grants for damaged public facilities

 

Participants can work on projects specific to their career interests and academic backgrounds- or train in a new area in which they want to learn new skills and gain experience. More information available at www.corps.vet