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Serve with AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps brings people together to serve communities. AmeriCorps members serve directly with organizations and nonprofits to tackle our nation's most pressing challenges. AmeriCorps offers opportunities focused on the following key areas: education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, economic opportunity, disaster response, and veterans & military families.

Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, preparing for disasters, and more. AmeriCorps members typically serve at a site, which may be one of several sites served by a local AmeriCorps grantee or sponsor organization. Learn more about national service and AmeriCorps here

Member Benefits 

In addition to the reward of serving your country and giving back? Yes, the beneifts of service include, but are not limited to:

  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Skills and Training
  • Living Allowance
  • Education Award
  • Limited Health Benefit Options
  • Childcare coverage if eligible
  • Career Opportunities

Apply Now! 

Flint, MI has a robust culture of national service and volunteerism. There are many opportunities for you to get involved, so what are you waiting for? If you are looking for more information about AmeriCorps in Flint, please contact Civic Engagement Manager, Katie de Araujo, for more information!


Flint Community School Corps 

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Community Engagement

Service Term: Full-Time and Part-Time

The Flint Community School Corps Program is now accepting applications. APPLY TODAY

FCSC Community School Corps is comprised of AmeriCorps State and VISTA members who provide during/after-school and summer learning activities for K-12 grade students and build capacity for community education in all Flint Community schools. 

Community Resource Developer VISTAs are tasked with creating relationships between their school and its surrounding community. Student Success Coordinators mentor students in grades K-12 and implement strategies to support student academic and social-emotional wellness.

To learn more about the program or to apply visit their site


AmeriCorps LISC National Program

Focuses: Housing, Community Development, and Employment

Service Term: Full-Time and Part-Time

The AmeriCorps LISC Program in Flint is now accepting applications. APPLY NOW!

LISC AmeriCorps members serve in vital roles in Flint supporting community development initiatives. LISC AmeriCorps places passionate, dedicated members with community development groups in Flint neighborhoods. The current open positions are at Crim Fitness Foundation, Communities First Inc, Neighborhood Engagement Hub, Mott FOC. The following positions are available in the upcoming year:

  • Active Communities Program Assistant
    • Description: Coordinate the weekly walk to school program for 5 Flint schools and support Bike Clubs at 10 Flint schools
    • Service Site: Crim Fitness Foundation
    • Term: Full Time
  • Neighborhood Liaisons
    • Description: Support neighborhood groups by assisting in meeting affiliation, action planning, resource development and project implementation
    • Service Site: Neighborhood Engagement Hub
    • Term: Full Time and Summer
  • Employment Coach
    • Description: Conduct workshops around employability skills and support community outreach for potential FOC program participants
    • Service Site: Mott Financial Opportunity Center
    • Term: Full Time
  • Community Assessment Liasion
    • Description: Complete short term projects in the neighborhoods in which Communities First works
    • Service Site: Communities First Inc.
    • Term: Summer
  • Housing Development Assistant
    • Description: Conduct housing market research and assist with coordination of housing development 
    • Service Site: Communities First Inc.
    • Term: Full Time

For more information about the AmeriCorps LISC National program, contact Connie Brauer or Katie de Araujo.


Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention VISTA Program

Focuses: Substance Abuse Prevention and Healthy Futures

Service Term: Full-Time 

The Genesee County Opioid Abuse Prevention VISTA Program is now accepting applications for an April 2021 Start Date. 

The United Way is supporting VISTA members to be placed at community organizations who are combatting the opioid epidemic in Genesee County through education, prevention and recovery. AmeriCorps VISTA members will perform capacity building activities over the course of one year to reduce the number of opioid abuse incidences in the county. Member roles include resource development, training, community engagement, partnership management, and data/research.

To learn more, contact Katie de Araujo. To apply, click here.

 
 

Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps

Focuses: Healthy Futures, Community Development, and Community Engagement

Service Term: Full Time and Half Time

The Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps Program is now accepting applications! APPLY TODAY

Are you passionate about fighting blight, neighborhood revitalization, and community engagement? Flint Recovery Corps AmeriCorps members provide programming related to food security and nutrition, behavioral and developmental health, early education, crime and blight prevention, and community building, and medical management through local nonprofit organizations as strategies toward long-term recovery from the water crisis. APPLY NOW

Host Sites Currently Recruiting Members:

  • Flint and Genesee County Literacy Network (12 month term, Half-Time)
  • Urban Renaissance Center (12 month term, Full-Time)
  • UM Flint Office of Public Safety (6 month term, Full-Time)

For more information, contact Katie de Araujo


Focuses: Education, Youth, and Literacy

Service Term: Full-Time and Part-Time

The K-3 Reading Corps is now accepting applications until January 24th, 2021. APPLY TODAY

Michigan Education Corps K-3 Reading Corps is a statewide initiative to help every Michigan child become proficient in reading by the end of 3rd grade. Members provide supplemental one-on-one language and literacy interventions using proven research-based literacy instruction and tools, and ultimately help struggling students achieve reading proficiency. Find out more about Reading Corps by clicking here.

 

 

Contact Ariel DuVal-Zinn with questions! Apply here! See the position description here. 

 


American Red Cross- Together We Prepare 

Focuses: Disaster Services

Service Term: Full-Time

The Together We Prepare AmeriCorps Program is now accepting applications. APPLY TODAY! 

Are you interested in helping the community be safer, more prepared, and more resilient? The AmeriCorps Together We Prepare (TWP) program is partnered with the Michigan Region of the American Red Cross with a primary focus in disaster services. As a TWP member you will provide disaster preparedness education to community members as well as local and national disaster response when needed.  APPLY NOW!

​For more information, contact Ellis Gambill.

 

 


Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint VISTA Program 

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Capacity Building

Service Term: Full-Time

The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint VISTA is accepting applications. APPLY HERE!

​The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. VISTA members support programs to increase educational services and programs for the academic success of Flint youth. Are you interested in helping young people succeed? Apply Now! See open positions below.

Find out more about the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint by clicking here. For more information, contact Emily Leonard

 


FoodCorps 

Focuses: Healthy Food Access and Education

Service Term: Full-Time

The FoodCorps Program in Flint will be accepting applications in January 2021 for service starting in July 2021.

​Do you have a passion for gardening and healthy eating?  As a service member, you'll implement FoodCorps; evidence-based strategies to help schools become healthier places to grow and learn. The majority of a service meber's time is spent teaching in the classroom and garden. You will lead hands-on lessons, influence healthy school meals, and build a schoolwide culture of health. Find out more about FoodCorps by clicking here

For more information, contact Kelly McClelland.

 

 


MNA Pathways to Employment AmeriCorps VISTA Program 

Focuses: College Access and Employment Services

Service Term: Full-Time

The Michigan Nonprofit Association Pathways to Employment AmeriCorps VISTA Program in Flint is no longer accepting applications. Check back in January 2021.

The Pathways to Employment AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of members who serve throughout Michigan, including Flint. Members serve non-profit organizations and institutions of higher education to promote college access and success and to develop Michigan's workforce, ensuring residents throughout Michigan communities have access to opportunities that generate economic mobility. 

For more information, contact Meridith Murley.


Advise MI 

Focuses: Education, Youth, and College Access

Service Term: Full Time

The Advise MI Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021-2022 program year! Apply here to serve at Beecher/Genesee County High School!

AdviseMI is an AmeriCorps program hosted by the Michigan College Access Network. The program places recent graduates (bachelor's degree or higher) in selected high schools in Genesee County, particularly ones in communities with low college-going rates and low adult edicational attainment rates, to serve as college advisers. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, advisers support students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. 

 

Questions about AdviseMI and the application process for Genesee County should be directed to Ashley McCloudFind out more about the Advise MI College Advising Program by clicking here.


Up2Us Coaches 

Focuses: Youth, Healthy Futures, and Physical Education

Service Term: Full-Time

The Up2Us Program in Flint is no longer accepting applications. Check back in January 2021.

Are you passionate about helping kids reach their full potential through physical education and sports-based youth development? APPLY NOWFind out more about Up2Us by clicking here

​For more information, contact Sharon Davenport.