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Find the Program that Is Right for You

We offer opportunities with different time commitments and requirements, meaning you can serve in whatever capacity works for your passion, goals, and lifestyle.
Opportunity Time Commitment/Length of Service  Age Requirement  What you'll do 
AmeriCorps State and National   Part time/full time; flexible   17+  Projects available in many fields and service settings; customize your experience 
AmeriCorps VISTA  Full time; 12 months; 8-10 week summer positions available  18+  Increase the capacity of a nonprofit organization that addresses poverty; serve in an office setting 
AmeriCorps NCCC  Full time; 10-12 months  AmeriCorps Members: 18-26
Team Leaders: 18+ 
Complete a series of short-term, hands-on projects (or administrative projects if serving in FEMA Corps) while traveling the country 
AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP   Flexible  55+  Choose a service environment with a nonprofit organization in your community 
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companions  Flexible  55+  Visit seniors at home and assist with daily tasks 
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparents  Flexible   55+  Mentor and tutor students in a classroom setting 
Volunteer in Your Community  Flexible   Any age  Choose from thousands of episodic volunteer opportunities in your community 

Have Questions about Our Programs or the Application Process?

Contact the AmeriCorps Hotline


Phone hours: Monday - Friday | 9am - 7pm ET
*For months Feb., March, April, Nov., and Dec. hotline is closed on Friday
You can also leave a message during non-business hours.

Even One Day Makes a Difference

Time a challenge? You can still serve as a volunteer during a day of service. Find out what’s coming and see how you can get involved.
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Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off.” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

Learn more about the MLK Day of Service

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On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

Learn more about the 9/11 Day of Service

What to Expect

Learn more about what to expect when you sign up for AmeriCorps.

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Have questions? Search our frequently asked questions to learn more.

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