Step 1: Determine how you want to serve
1. Choose length
AmeriCorps members typically serve for 10-12 months, with options for shorter terms or summer positions.
2. Choose location
Apply for service opportunities in your own community or pick from a list of locations across the country.
Step 2: Apply to become an AmeriCorps member
1. Create a profile
Enter some personal information, your availability, level of education, and skill areas.
2. Find an opportunity
Look for service opportunities that are suited to your particular skills, interests, and availability.
3. Submit an application
Create an application and submit it to one or more service opportunities that interest you.
Join AmeriCorps Seniors
1. Find an opportunity
Use our AmeriCorps Seniors Pathfinder tool to easily search for current opportunities near you.
2. Connect with the opportunity
Connect directly with the organization that you are interested in volunteering with.
What to expect
AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with more than 2,000 partner organizations each year to tackle our nation's toughest challenges. They serve in more than 40,000 locations across the country to unite Americans in service.
We invite individuals of all ages and backgrounds to serve with AmeriCorps.
AmeriCorps supports diversity and inclusion and encourages all eligible individuals to serve. Whether or not you've recently graduated, have had a job or two, or have retired from a long career - you can serve with AmeriCorps.
Even a day makes a difference
MLK Day of Service
September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance
Are you an individual interested in serving with AmeriCorps?
Are you an organization looking to partner with AmeriCorps?
In need of resources? AmeriCorps is here for you. Every year, we place more than $800 million in funding and more than 270,000 individuals with nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations.