AmeriCorps is a domestic service organization that places corps members in community service positions all around the country. Corps members focus on a specific issue such as education, public safety, health or the environment, and they work on bettering this issue within the community they are serving. Corps members serve in this position for ten months to one year.
- Deadlines are rolling
- Some programs have unique requirements in relation to experience including experience such as specific skills or related experience
- Corps members receive a modest living allowance
- Some programs provide housing
- Some assignments also provide healthcare