AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps: Travel the country. Make an impact. Earn money for school. - #19504154
Travel with AmeriCorps NCCC (FEMA Corps)
AmeriCorps NCCC FEMA Corps: 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 18-26-year-olds who want to serve on a tight-knit team while making a difference across the United States. AmeriCorps members in the NCCC FEMA Corps program deploy to one of our training locations, then travel with a team of 8-12 other young adults throughout the country for 12 months of full-time, immersive service. Apply by March 31 to begin service in July.
Training Location: Sacramento, CA
(Location is assigned upon acceptance into the program. Applicants cannot choose their location.)
Requirements to serve:
- Must be between 18-26 years old
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program
- Must be available to leave your hometown and serve full-time for 12 months
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 perform administrative service in the areas of logistics, community relations, individual and public assistance, planning, preparedness, and recovery activities. You could be conducting data entry, mapping disaster evacuation routes, or helping sign up survivors for assistance, so openness to new experiences is key. You'll also undergo intensive training directly from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the beginning of your service and take on leadership roles and specialized assignments along the way. Learn and grow with a team of your peers and get a foot in the door to work for the federal government.