AmeriCorps National Programs

City Year

Members work on teams to focus on addressing the high school drop out rate in specifically high drop-out rate areas. Corps members may work with children ranging from grade 3 to grade 9.   (24 cities)

College Possible

Helping low-income young people earn admission to and succeed in college. AmeriCorps members directly as high school and college coaches, and also help build the organization’s capacity by planning events, fundraising and supporting public relations. (Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha and Portland)

Conservation Corps

Each year Conservation Corps places individuals with conservation nonprofits and government agencies. These members serve full-time at a host site for their entire term of service. Service from January through December.  (Minnesota and Iowa)

Food Corps

FoodCorps service members teach children about what healthy food is and where it comes from, build and tend school gardens and bring quality local food into public school cafeterias.  (15 states)

Habitat for Humanity

Members engage directly with volunteers, partner families and the communities they serve. They help build, renovate and repair houses, work in partnership with partner families to help them apply for housing, or recruit and mobilize Habitat volunteers.  (26 states)

Health Corps

Coordinators becomes a full-time health advocate for their high school sites and its surrounding community.  Coordinators teach daily classroom lessons based on the HealthCorps Curriculum, organize and facilitate after school programming, provide staff and parent outreach and hold school-wide and community-wide events. (13 states)

LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) AmeriCorps

Helping to develop affordable housing, provide home ownership counseling to prospective first-time low-income homebuyers, and participate in community building activities within neighborhoods — 15 sites in 12 states

Louisiana Delta Service Corps 

AmeriCorps members perform vital services in neighborhoods and communities in the areas of education, health, and housing needs

National Health Corps

Helping to fulfill unmet healthcare needs and to decrease disparities in the local healthcare system — Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; and North Florida

New Sector Alliance 

11-month fellowship program for emerging leaders committed to careers in social impact. Fellows serve full-time to strengthen nonprofit organizations, while engaging in intensive professional development activities to strengthen their skills for immediate and future impact. — Twin Cities, Boston, San Francisco and Chicago (25 total fellows)

PlayWorks

Seeks to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play — Detroit, MI; Newark, NJ; San Francisco, CA; Silicon Valley, CA; St. Paul, MN, and Washington, D.C.

Public Allies

Seeks to advance new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation; identifies diverse young adults and prepares them for leadership through paid full-time nonprofit apprenticeships and rigorous leadership training — 20 states

Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps

Dedicated to increasing the capacity of grassroots nonprofit agencies to assist low-income homeowners in need — 33 sites in 20 states * this is not a comprehensive list of all AmeriCorps*National Programs