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Flint Recovery Corps

About the Flint Recovery Corps AmeriCorps Program 

Through the United Way of Genesee County and partner organizations, the Flint Recovery Corps AmeriCorps program utilizes service members to provide programming related to food security and nutrition, behavioral and developmental health, early education, and medical management as strategies toward long-term recovery from the water crisis. Flint Recovery Corps positions are 12 month AmeriCorps positions with full-time and half-time slots available. 

For more information about becoming a member or host site with Flint Recovery Corps, contact sbyrd@unitedwaygenesee.org.

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2019-2020 Host Sites Include: 
Flint & Genesee Literacy Network
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
Pediatric Public Health Initiative
Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village
Edible Flint
Latinx Technology & Community Center
Hurley Food FARMacy
Crim Fitness Foundation Mindfulness Initiative
Urban Renaissance Center

Qualified candidates will:

  • Have an interest in helping communities/neighborhoods/residents
  • Commitment to 1 year of service (12 months)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Flint-based candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Member benefits:

  • $13,732 living stipend (full-time) or $6,866 (half-time)
  • $6,095 education award (full-time) or 3,047 (half-time) for successful completion (may be used to pay off student loans or to pay for future education for member or a close relative)
  • Health coverage (full-time)
  • Training and professional development
  • Childcare assistance if eligible (full-time)
  • Chance to make a difference in community and positively impact the lives of residents in Flint!