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Origins and implications of the AmeriCorps national service program

Robert C. Serow

Origins and implications of the AmeriCorps national service program

by Robert C. Serow

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Published by National Society for Experiential Education in Raleigh, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • AmeriCorps (U.S.),
    • National service -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-24).

      StatementRobert C. Serow.
      SeriesResource paper / National Society for Experiential Education, Resource paper (National Society for Experiential Education (U.S.))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4870.U6 S47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL867202M
      LC Control Number95151623

        President Obama signed a massive $ billion national service bill into law Tuesday. The measure, which triples the size of the Clinton-era AmeriCorps program, harkens back . AmeriCorps National (multi-state) AmeriCorps National Direct Programs The remainder of this presentation will focus on AmeriCorps State (single-state) programs. If you are interested in operating an AmeriCorps program in multiple states (AmeriCorps National .

      three branches: AmeriCorps*State and National, AmeriCorps* VISTA, and AmeriCorps Civilian Community Corps. The program familiar to the Sauk Valley Community, and the program of which I am a member, is the AmeriCorps Benefits Children (ABC) Literacy Program. The ABC Literacy program is sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College. AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations, and other donors that engages adults in public service work with a goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs in the community." Members commit to full-time or part-time positions offered by a network of nonprofit community organizations and public agencies, to fulfill Jurisdiction: Federal government of the United States.

      AMERICORPS. AMERICORPS. Envisioned as a renewed commitment to national service programs, AmeriCorps harked back to the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corps and the Community Action Programs of the Great concept of a federally sponsored, community oriented volunteer program originated in the platform of Democratic presidential candidate William J. Clinton, and . Clicking the "Search" button will take you to a listing of opportunities that fit the criteria you entered, including: the name and a brief description of the organization offering the position; the AmeriCorps program - State and National, VISTA or NCCC - that the opportunity is connected with; the dates accepting applications; and the location.


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Origins and implications of the AmeriCorps national service program by Robert C. Serow Download PDF EPUB FB2

AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, to stop talking about the problem and be the solution.

Join AmeriCorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, help veterans, or work with local communities to alleviate poverty.

AmeriCorps State and National engages in strategic grant-making to support organizations that see service as a solution to local and national challenges, and creates powerful member experiences that result in lifelong civic engagement.

AmeriCorps NCCC members strengthen communities and develop leadership skills through direct, team-based service. Live with a team of young adults from around the country, embark on an adventure, and build your resume along the way. Whether clearing trails for a national park or building homes for families in need, you’ll engage in a variety of projects and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

of service. The education award is provided and maintained by the National Service Trust; not the AmeriCorps program or commission. An AmeriCorps Member has 7 years from the completion date of the term of service to use the education award for qualified educational expenses or File Size: KB.

AmeriCorps, U.S. federal program that supports voluntary service in the areas of health, the environment, education, and public safety. It was created by the National and Community Service Trust Act ofwhich also established the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency designed to oversee and support domestic-service programs, including AmeriCorps.

In fact, some are so lifeless you could probably get the same value from reading the descriptions provided by the programs you are looking into on the Americorps website (). After this small collection of essays is about + pages of program listings with contact information which, as far as I'm concerned, is totally obsolete as 2/5(1).

to establish the Corporation for National Service by combining the Commission for National and Community Service and ACTION. National service identity The sense of purpose and membership in a common program that all AmeriCorps members share.

National identity can. History and Legislation of AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps is the product of initiatives introduced by legislators on both sides of the political divide. One thing on which we can all agree, it seems, is the enormous importance of public service -- not only to the communities but also to the : Eleanor Duse.

AmeriCorps Alums is the only national network that connects the over one million alumni of all AmeriCorps programs to resources that support their lifetime of service.

AmeriCorps is federally funded and the largest service year umbrella program, offering opportunities with three main types of service year programs: AmeriCorps State and National.

This is your one-stop-shop for information and resources needed during and after service. Download handbooks, explore member benefits, participate in AmeriCorps Week, and prepare for life after AmeriCorps.

Still have questions. Consult the AmeriCorps FAQs, reach out to your program directly, or contact the National Service Hotline at Service that fits you.[accordion]Choose your locationServe in your own community or in a place you have never been before.

AmeriCorps State and National has programs is all U.S. states and your time commitmentAmeriCorps State and National offers service positions with commitments ranging from to hours.

The AmeriCorps Benefits the Community Program, better known as ABC AmeriCorps, is a national service program sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College, two hours west of Chicago, and serving Lee.

Whiteside, Carroll, Ogle, Bureau, and Henry counties in Illinois The area is predominantly rural. The participants in this program are called "members".

Join AmeriCorps; Find an AmeriCorps program; Host AmeriCorps; Subgrantee resources. AmeriCorps Program Handbook; Subgrantee meeting materials; Planning Grantees Meeting Materials; CNCS program development outlines; Life After AmeriCorps Guide; Leadership Forum for National Service Executives; Civic Reflection; National days of service and.

Share Your Story. Record and upload your story on YouTube ()Share your experience with your university or local newspaper; Write an article for your LinkedIn. AmeriCorps is a national service program, with most volunteers working full-time for about a year. In return, they receive housing, a living allowance, college tuition assistance and the satisfaction of knowing they have improved lives in their community.

AmeriCorps does not act : Eleanor Duse. AmeriCorps is a national service program, managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service, that involves more t Americans each year who work to improve community needs.

They help to make our streets safer, our environment cleaner, our children healthier, and our schools better across America. Compared to other AmeriCorps service programs, this program is very costly.

The program is entirely federally funded, unlike the AmeriCorps State and National program. This, as well as the program's residential design, contributes to a per-participant cost of $28, percent higher than AmeriCorps. Performance goals are not measurable.

The National Service Trust may grant an extension if you successfully complete a subsequent term of service in AmeriCorps, as long as that service falls within the use period of the previous award. "Subsequent terms" includes terms in which a VISTA member receives a cash stipend instead of an education award.

The award is named after Eli Segal, a pioneer of national service and the first CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). The office of the National Service Trust is the office within CNCS that administers the education award. Regardless of the number of hours or length of time serving, AmeriCorps members receive an.

AmeriCorps is made up of three branches: AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps*Vista, and AmeriCorps Civilian Community Corps. The AmeriCorps program I belong to is an AmeriCorps State program. It is called the AmeriCorps Benefits Children Program, or the ABC Literacy Program.

Rebecca White is the supervisor of our. President Bill Clinton swore in the first class of AmeriCorps volunteers on Sept.

12,one year after the Corporation for National and Community Service was created. Clinton had campaigned on the idea of a broad national service program, one .AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a month, full-time residential service program for young Americans, ages 18 to Working in teams of 10 to 12, members focus on projects that protect and conserve the environment's natural resources, respond to communities experiencing natural disasters, and address other pressing.AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a unique, highly adventurous branch of AmeriCorps.

Serving full-time on a team of to year-olds, members travel the country for 10 months performing a variety of intense, multi-week projects.