Answer the Call
President Biden calls upon Americans to unite through national service and volunteerism during the United We Stand Summit to counter the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety and put forward a shared vision for a more united America.
Through national service and volunteerism, Americans are afforded new ways to engage with their communities and foster a sense of constructive action, civic participation, and belonging. Sign up to learn about new opportunities to serve and opportunities to become an AmeriCorps partner.
Spotlight a Uniter in Your Community
Nominate an AmeriCorps Uniter at AmeriCorps.gov/ShareYourStory. Use the hashtags #UnitedWeServe and #AmeriCorpsUniter to share the story of a uniter in your community. Follow @AmeriCorps to learn the inspiring stories of other Americans bringing people together through service and learn more about how AmeriCorps members and volunteers make lasting impact in their communities.
When you serve or volunteer with AmeriCorps, you join a network of people and organizations dedicated to strengthening communities.
Partner organizations help promote the value of national service and are invited to apply for federal funds to improve communities.
Benefits of National Service and Volunteering
Volunteering is good for your health, it promotes happiness over time and volunteers gain new skills and experiences. Check out more AmeriCorps research about the benefits of volunteering and how it can help build bridges across the nation.
- Bridging Differences through AmeriCorps Service
- Health Benefits of Senior Corps
- Highlights from the AmeriCorps Member Exit Survey: 2016-2020 Dataset
- Key Findings from the 2019 Current Population Survey: Civic Engagement and Volunteering Supplement (PDF)
- Spotlight on AmeriCorps Research Grantees
- Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment: Does Volunteering Increase Odds of Finding a Job for the Out of Work?