|FEMA Corps Member||Apply by Nov. 1 | Start in Feb.||Apply by March 1 | Start in June|
|Team Leader||Apply by Oct. 1 | Start in Jan.||Apply by February 1 | Start in May|
Millions of Americans...
suffer the effects of natural and man-made disasters each year. In an effort to strengthen the federal government’s disaster preparedness and response, AmeriCorps NCCC and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) partnered to create FEMA Corps. This unique program unites individuals who share a passion for service and provides the ultimate professional development experience.
Serve. Prepare. Respond.
As a FEMA Corps Member, you are assigned to a regional campus where you complete initial training. You are placed on a diverse team of 18-24 year-olds and work under the direction of one Team Leader. Throughout your 10-month term of service, you and your team deploy to different project sites and serve to support FEMA in various capacities. You live, work and travel as a team for the duration of your service.
Launch your Career
Make a Difference
Gain New Skills
A day in our world.
Disaster project areas include: preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Each service experience is different and you and your team may complete projects in one or all of these disaster areas. Project settings also vary and can include active disaster areas, recovery sites and FEMA regional offices.
Earn $ for School
Build your Résumé
Serve your Country