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Is FEMA part of AmeriCorps?

Is FEMA part of AmeriCorps?

FEMA Corps is a partnership between FEMA and the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) program. FEMA Corps is a unique, team-based service program that gives 18‐24‐year‐old participants the opportunity to serve communities impacted by disaster while gaining professional development experience.

Who is eligible for AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens. Age restrictions vary by program. See What are the different AmeriCorps programs?

How long is FEMA Corps?

12 months
FEMA Corps members live, work, and travel in dedicated teams and serve for 12 months with an option to extend for a second term. They gain training and experience while providing important support to disaster survivors and communities.

What do disaster relief teams do?

Disaster Action Team volunteers help local families cope with emergencies. Home fires and other disasters can occur any time, any place. As a Disaster Action Team volunteer, you’ll provide emotional support, financial assistance, and information to help families begin the process of recovery.

How many people serve in AmeriCorps each year?

AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. Every year, we enroll more than 270,000 individuals to serve organizations making a difference in communities across America. AmeriCorps | What’s at your core?

What do AmeriCorps seniors do for a living?

AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations to strengthen communities across our nation. In need of resources? AmeriCorps is here for you.

What can I do in summer with AmeriCorps?

For up to 10-weeks this summer you can make a lasting impact with AmeriCorps as a Summer Associate. Be the difference for children suffering from education loss, for families struggling with food insecurity, or for underserved communities’ equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and relief. 1,000+ positions are available in the VISTA program.