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Join AmeriCorps in Maryland

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For individuals who want to make a big difference through service in their communities, AmeriCorps offers the opportunity of a lifetime. During a year of service, AmeriCorps members receive powerful professional training, work with dedicated and smart teams of service leaders, and help change the life of a community.

 

Want to Apply?

My AmeriCorps Portal and Service Year Exchange

Are you thinking of applying to AmeriCorps? Whether you know you want to serve or just wish to browse opportunities, your first stop is the My AmeriCorps portal. Search listings for current service opportunities and register an account to apply.

You can also find current service opportunities on the Service Year Exchange.

Connect Directly with an AmeriCorps State program

Visit our grantees to find out more information about AmeriCorps State programs, and find contact information for the 17 AmeriCorps programs funded by the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism.

Benefits of Service

As an AmeriCorps member, you’ll be eligible for a variety of benefits that make the dedication of a year of your life worthwhile.

Living Stipend

Many AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance. The dollar amount varies for each AmeriCorps program, and most AmeriCorps members have found that it covers their basic expenses.

Education Award

Each AmeriCorps member who successfully completes a term of AmeriCorps service will receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.  The amount a full-time member will receive after the end of their service is $5,775. To find out more about the award, click here.

Professional Development

As an AmeriCorps member, you will gain valuable experience that translates directly into job experience in your chose field. Many find their AmeriCorps year to provide them with more experience and skills than they would have gotten at a traditional job.