AMERICORPS PANEL DISCUSSION: What is Americorps? What opportunities are available? How do I apply?

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Come celebrate AmeriCorps Week and learn about opportunities for YOU!

Learn about Americorps, the national service project, develop work skills and real-world problem solving. Virtual Raffle!

AmeriCorps is a full time National Service opportunity for people who want to gain full-time real world experience in their field of interest and make a difference in communities of need.

Members receive a living allowance of $13,152 per year and an educational award of $6,345 that can be used for student loans or future education expenses.

The panel is open to everyone, you do not need to be a current student.

This session will focus on local programs, but there are opportunities in all states! Position placements include non-profit organizations, agencies, schools, and community based-programs.

Panelists

  • Rural Action Americorps, Shannon Stewart and Americorps member Madison Donohue,
  • Raccoon Creek Partnership, Amy Mackey and Americorps members Ashley Smith and Kelly Love
  •  COMCorps, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Eric Long
  • Community Food Initiatives, Mary Ann Martinez, AmeriCorps members Raya Abner and Sonya Ferrier
  • Ohio History Service Corps, Betsy Hedler
  • Environmental Studies, Voinovich School of Public Affairs, Loraine McCosker

See Americorps website: https://americorps.gov/serve

Rural Action Americorps: https://ruralaction.org/our-work/leadership-and-service/appalachian-ohio-restore-corps/

Environmental Studies website: https://www.ohio.edu/voinovich-school/environmental-studies

For questions contact mccosker@ohio.edu

Sponsored by the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and Rural Action 

Event Details

  • Loraine McCosker
  • Emily Bails

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