AmeriCorps NCCC Traditional Corps Team Leader: Travel the country. Make an impact. Earn money for school. - #19504066

AmeriCorps NCCC

Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Burlington, VT
Contract type: Full time
AmeriCorps NCCC

Travel the country. Make an impact. Earn money for school.

Travel the country and make an impact on communities in need! AmeriCorps NCCC is a residential service program for young adults who want to lead a tight-knit team while making a difference across the United States. AmeriCorps team leaders in the NCCC Traditional Corps program deploy to one of our training locations, then travel with a team of 8-12 young adults throughout their assigned region for 11 months of full-time, immersive service. Apply by February 28 to begin service in June.

Training Locations: Denver, CO; Vicksburg, MS; or Vinton, IA

(Locations will be assigned upon acceptance into the program. Applicants cannot choose their location.)

Requirements to serve:

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program

  • Must be available to leave your hometown and serve full-time for 11 months

  • Must demonstrate an ability to lead a team of 8-12 young adults


During service, you will receive:

  • Basic expenses, including communal housing, meals, and a limited health benefit.

  • All program-related travel, including to your training location, projects, and back home after your service term.

  • A modest living allowance for your personal expenses.

  • Valuable training in leadership, technical skills, teamwork, and more.

  • Forbearance for federally backed student loans.

After service, you will receive:

  • The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,345 to use on future tuition costs or existing student loans.

  • A competitive edge in your job search, including access to a network of over 600 Employers of National Service.

Position Description: You will lead a team through a service term of direct, hands-on service in the areas of natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development. Your team could be doing anything from building a house to running a youth summer program to repairing hiking trails in a national forest, so openness to new experiences is key. As a team leader, you will be crucial to your team's success. You'll be responsible for directing, motivating, and mentoring, a diverse team of young people. Partner organizations and AmeriCorps staff will look to you for coordination of project logistics. Gain invaluable supervisory experience, challenge yourself, and build lasting connections.

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