Are you an educator, counselor, youth development coach, parent, or mentor? As a community leader, you have the ability to make a difference in the lives of the young adults in your network. A term of service in AmeriCorps NCCC can be a great next step in their professional development. We need you to help spread the word about AmeriCorps NCCC opportunities. Scroll down to learn more.
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At a Glance
AmeriCorps NCCC is a team-based, full-time service program.
- Serve for 10-11 months
- Must be 18-26* years old
- No minimum education requirement for service
- Two intensive program options
- Gain valuable leadership skills
- Travel the country
- Earn an Education Award
- Build resume through service
Understanding the Options
AmeriCorps NCCC offers two unique paths to service: Traditional Corps and FEMA Corps. Both paths include a Corps Member position (for 18-26* year olds) and a Team Leader position (for individuals 18 and up who possess leadership experience).
Traditional Corps teams partner with local and national organizations to complete hands-on projects in a designated region of the country. FEMA Corps Teams serve nationally under FEMA direction to complete administrative projects related to disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.
Join Our Upcoming Parents and Educators Webinar
Do you teach, coach, guide, or mentor young adults ages 16-26 on their career decisions? Learn more about the benefits of service with AmeriCorps NCCC and how you can help connect the young adults in your life to these excellent opportunities.
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This is a handy document to help you see why the young adults in your life should serve with AmeriCorps.
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Download the presentation template and speaking notes to share information about national service with your students.
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Help Your Child/Student(s) with the Application
Host an application workshop to help children/students through the process or serve as a professional reference. View the online version or download our Guide to the AmeriCorps Application Process and you'll be set.
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*The CARES Act, passed by Congress in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, increased the upper age limit for participation as an AmeriCorps NCCC Corps Member to 26 years old. Under the CARES Act, Section 3514(d), the upper age limit for AmeriCorps NCCC members is 26. AmeriCorps NCCC applies the upper age limit at the time a member arrives on campus and is activated as a member. That means individuals must be on campus and activated as members for at least one day before turning 27. The 26-year upper age limit will remain in effect until further notice.
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