How to Join AmeriCorps

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Are you ready to join thousands of Americans changing our communities through AmeriCorps?

1) Ensure you are eligible
AmeriCorps members must be at least 17 years of age, must be a U.S. citizen, must have a high school diploma (or be willing to work toward one), and be able to commit to at least one year of service. If you are accepted, you will need to provide a birth certificate or other information documenting your age and citizenship. AmeriCorps members serving vulnerable populations such as youth or seniors must be able to pass local, state, and national background checks.

2) Find a program and make contact
AmeriCorps members serve in a variety of capacities including full-time, half-time, and minimum-time capacity. Available positions vary from program to program. To join AmeriCorps, you must apply online or directly to your program of interest. Click here to apply online.

You can also view current AmeriCorps programs in Florida and contact an AmeriCorps program directly. Each program can provide information regarding their application process, qualifications and timeline.

3) Need more information? Contact Volunteer Florida
Volunteer Florida staff is happy to assist you! Call (850) 414-7400.


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