AmeriCorps NCCC

 


 

Introduce Adventure Into Your Life

Strengthen Communities

Become a Leader

 

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Join this residential program designed for young adults who want to serve full-time, on a tight-knit team.

 

JOIN AMERICORPS NCCC 

View Qualifications, AmeriCorps NCCC Application Deadlines,
and Service Schedules

 

Looking to connect? Join us for an interactive webinar on July 21 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss NCCC's program options, benefits, and requirements.

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Introduce Adventure Into Your Life

Strengthen Communities

Become a Leader

 

The above video may include external links to Youtube’s video platform. Youtube’s privacy and security practices and policies may differ from CNCS'. CNCS is not responsible for these links nor does it endorse the content of the third-party website (Read more).


 

Join this residential program designed for young adults who want to serve full-time, on a tight-knit team.


JOIN AMERICORPS NCCC

View Qualifications, AmeriCorps NCCC Application Deadlines,
and Service Schedules

 


Looking to connect? Join us for an interactive webinar on July 21 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss NCCC's program options, benefits, and requirements.

Register Now

Can’t make this date? No worries! Check back for more virtual events this summer.

 

Looking for information related to the Coronavirus pandemic? Find our latest program updates and FAQs for current members and sponsors.

Coronavirus Updates

Looking for information related to the Coronavirus pandemic? Find our latest program updates and FAQs for current members and sponsors.

Coronavirus Updates

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TRAVEL THE COUNTRY

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BUILD YOUR RESUME

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EARN MONEY FOR SCHOOL

 

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TRAVEL THE COUNTRY

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BUILD YOUR RESUME

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EARN MONEY FOR SCHOOL

 

View All Benefits 

 

 

 

TRADITIONAL CORPS

Traditional Corps teams partner with local and national organizations to complete hands-on projects in a designated region of the country.
 

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Gain a Variety of Skills

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Be Active


Serve for 10 months as a Corps Member and gain a variety of professional experiences. Educate communities on sustainability and energy conservation, restore and build hiking trails, or build homes. Or serve for 11 months as a Team Leader and guide members through this transformative service experience.

 

 


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FEMA CORPS

FEMA Corps Teams serve nationally under Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) direction to complete administrative projects related to disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.
 

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Network with Emergency
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Open Doors to
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Serve for 12 months and rack up professional skills that are highly transferable. Coordinate with nonprofits and government agencies, plan response and relief efforts during a disaster, or conduct damage assessments after a disaster. Team Leaders also serve for 12 months in FEMA Corps.

 

 


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Introduce Adventure into Your Life | Build Your Resume | Serve on a Team of Your Peers

 

Serve as a Corps Member and get the ultimate personal and professional development experience. Undergo intensive training at the beginning of your service to prepare you for the adventure ahead, and take on leadership roles and specialized assignments along the way. Learn and grow with a team of your peers and build lasting friendships.

 

 

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Take the Next Step in Your Professional Development | Become a Leader | Lead by Example

 

Serve as a Team Leader and put yourself to the test. Provide mentorship and guidance to a team of 8-10 Corps Members and help them prosper. Find support amongst fellow Team Leaders and NCCC Staff as you develop leaderships skills like money management, member development, and project coordination. Please note – Anyone may apply to be a Team Leader. Prior service experience is NOT required.

 

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Basic Qualifications, Application Deadlines, and Service Schedules

Corps Member

  • To serve as a Corps Member, you must be between 18-26* years old. You may apply to Traditional Corps at 17, as long as you will turn 18 before arriving on campus. You must be 18 to apply to FEMA Corps.
  • Must be a US. Citizen (required for FEMA Corps), or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S.
  • Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program. A positive test on a drug screen for any substance (including marijuana) at any time during service could result in dismissal from the program.

Team Leader

  • To serve as a Team Leader, you must be 18 or older (no upper age limit). You may apply to Traditional Corps at 17, as long as you will turn 18 before arriving on campus. You must be 18 to apply to FEMA Corps.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (Required for FEMA Corps), or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S.
  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License 
  • Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program. A positive test on a drug screen for any substance (including marijuana) at any time during service could result in dismissal from the program.

*The CARES Act, passed by Congress in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, increased the upper age limit for participation as an AmeriCorps NCCC Corps Member to 26 years old. Under the CARES Act, Section 3514(d), the upper age limit for AmeriCorps NCCC members is 26.  AmeriCorps NCCC applies the upper age limit at the time a member arrives on campus and is activated as a member. That means individuals must be on campus and activated as members for at least one day before turning 27. The 26-year upper age limit will remain in effect until further notice.

 

Application Deadlines and Service Dates

Please note: The following dates are subject to change. Please check back prior to applying to check application deadlines and service dates. Check our FAQs page for other application and service questions.


Traditional Corps Member Listings

Start Term in:Apply:Serve:
FallMarch 1 - June 30Oct - July
WinterJuly 1 - Oct 31Feb - Nov
SummerDec 1 - March 31July - April

 

Traditional Team Leader Listings

Start Term in:Apply:Serve:
FallFeb 1 - May 31Sept - July
WinterJune 1 - Sept 30Jan - Nov
SummerNov 1 - Feb 28/29June - April

 

FEMA Corps Listings
(Both Corps Members and Team Leaders)

Start Term in:Apply:Serve:
Winter: FEMA CorpsAug 1 - Nov 30March - March
Summer: FEMA CorpsDec 1 - March 31July - July

 

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Corps Member

Introduce Adventure into Your Life | Build Your Resume | Serve on a Team of Your Peers

Serve as a Corps Member and get the ultimate personal and professional development experience. Undergo intensive training at the beginning of your service to prepare you for the adventure ahead, and take on leadership roles and specialized assignments along the way. Learn and grow with a team of your peers and build lasting friendships.

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  • Corps member working on construction site

  • FEMA Corps Member surveying disaster damaged area

  • Corps Members harvests vegetables from field

  • FEMA Corps Member filing reports

Team Leader

Take the Next Step in Your Professional Development | Become a Leader | Lead by Example

Serve as a Team Leader and put yourself to the test. Provide mentorship and guidance to a team of 8-10 Corps Members and help them prosper. Find support amongst fellow Team Leaders and NCCC Staff as you develop leaderships skills like money management, member development, and project coordination. Please note – Anyone may apply to be a Team Leader. Prior service experience is NOT required.

View Options to Apply >

 

  • Team Leader does zip line as part of Team Leader training

  • Team Leader looks out at beautiful, expansive view

  • FEMA Corps Team Leader instructs Corps Member during disaster assessment

  • Team Leader works with power saw

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