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NCCC Corps Member

Job ID: 5000165

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
$4,000
EmployerDate Posted
AmeriCorps
, Nationwide United States
July 02, 2014
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Non-Degreed PositionsOctober 01, 2014
Description
Are you interested in traveling the country and earning money for school while helping communities in need? If so, AMERICORPS NCCC may be for you.

AMERICORPS NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a residential national service program for men and women between the ages of 18 and 24. For 10 months, NCCC members serve on teams to meet urgent community needs in the areas of natural and other disasters, environment, energy conservation, infrastructure improvement and urban and rural development. Teams work on projects throughout the country with non-profit programs, state and local agencies, and other community and faith-based groups.

Members are assigned to one of five NCCC campuses, located in Denver, CO; Baltimore, MD; Sacramento, CA; Vicksburg, MS; and Vinton, IA. During the 10 month term of service they will complete a variety of 6-8 week-long projects throughout a multi-state region.

NCCC members are provided with housing, food, health benefits, transportation to projects and qualified student loan forbearance. They earn a modest living stipend of about $200 every two weeks, before taxes are withheld. Upon successful completion of the program, they also earn a $5,645 education award that can be applied to future schooling or to pay off existing student loans.

Qualifications
Qualifications: 18-24 years old and U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident alien
Priority will be given to applicants with knowledge, skills and abilities in leadership, motivation, commitment, flexibility, team building and a strong work ethic.

How to Apply
For more information, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.

Apply online at www.nationalservice.gov/nccc