AmeriCorps

Do your clients need training and experience?

Offer them AmeriCorps!

AmeriCorps is the domestic Peace Corps and is eager to receive applications from persons with disabilities. They can work right here in their own community making important and lasting changes and improvements while gaining experience, training, & a stipend. After a year of service, they'll have a clearer idea of what they want, what it takes to survive in the real world, and be ready to enter (or re-enter) the world of work!

Full-time positions:

  • Require you to serve 1700 hours in 9-11 months
  • You must be 17 years old and a legal resident of the U.S.A.

In return you will get:

  • $13,000 - $21,900 annual stipend
  • $4725 education award (can be used to pay off student loans)
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Healthcare & Childcare benefits
  • Free training
  • Valuable experience
  • Chance to re-enlist
  • Opportunity for advancement to employment with AmeriCorps or member service organizations

Part-time positions:

  • Require you to serve 900 or 450 hours in 6-11 mos.
  • You must be 17 years old and a legal resident of the U.S.A.

In return you will get:

  • $3,000 - $8000 annual stipend
  • Education award - Amount depends on hours served (can be used to pay off student loans)
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Free training
  • Valuable experience
  • Chance to re-enlist
  • Opportunity for advancement to employment with AmeriCorps or member service organizations

Find out more about AmeriCorps programs by Contacting Manny Ziegler at (323) 361-7795 / Mziegler@chla.usc.edu or by visiting any of the following websites:

www.americorps.gov

www.californiavolunteers.org

AmeriCorps programs are eager to receive applications from persons with disabilities.