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AmeriCorps made it possible for me to pursue my passion: environmental conservation. It provided me with the hands-on experience that I needed to advance in the field.

As a VISTA, I am able utilize my skills to serve underrepresented people while strengthening my knowledge and relationship with my community through teamwork, community involvement and service learning.


Anita Jones

AmeriCorps alumnus

My career would have gone in a different and probably less fulfilling direction without my time in AmeriCorps VISTA. I am definitely #MadeInAmeriCorps.


Matt Loehman

AmeriCorps alumnus

I still remember the first time I saw a homeowner settling into his new home after a build. It felt great to witness first-hand the difference I was making in someone’s life.


Nick Paulson

AmeriCorps alumnus

AmeriCorps has changed my life by giving me the opportunity to be a leader in the community. I can honestly say that this experience, and AmeriCorps in particular, has made me a better person.


Justin Baker

AmeriCorps alumnus

I thought my lifelong pursuit of education would lead me down a different path, but the impact my students have had on my life has caused me to consider a path in social work, public health or another year in AmeriCorps!


Jaelen Buxton-Punch

AmeriCorps member

I helped deliver 800 Christmas trees to families throughout the community. It was hard work but it felt good. Knowing that all those families and their children would get to celebrate a more joyous Christmas gave me a warm feeling inside.


Paola Flores

AmeriCorps alumnus

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