AmeriCorps Program

Opportunities available NOW!

CEDAM’s AmeriCorps members directly impact communities across Michigan to build capacity for nonprofit organizations and help alleviate poverty. In exchange, members receive more than $25,000 in benefits and countless professional development opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE: This year’s application is hosted through Google Forms. All applicants must be logged in with Google accounts in order to upload their resume. If you don’t already have a Google account, see how quick and easy signing up is here: http://bit.ly/google-account-now.

ALL CEDAM’s AmeriCorps members receive:

  • $19,000 cash benefits,
  • $6,345 education award (or $1,800 cash stipend for VISTA members),
  • Qualified student loan forgiveness,
  • Health benefits for full-time members (State/VISTA),
  • Child care benefits if eligible
  • Professional development opportunities,
  • Help building connections to the nonprofit field, and
  • Flexible schedules.

All AmeriCorps members must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent U.S. resident,
  • Be at least 18 years of age (there is no upper age limit!),
  • Commit to serving their full term,
  • Have an education or life skills that will help you be successful in your placement, and
  • Have a passion for giving back!