Serve Your Country Serve Your Community Join Buffalo AmeriCorps

Serve Your Country Serve Your Community Join Buffalo AmeriCorps

Buffalo AmeriCorps brings diverse men and women together to serve the Buffalo community.

A part of AmeriCorps National Service, Buffalo AmeriCorps involves members in service, develops them as Leaders and engages them in civic society.

These young leaders invest their talents and energy to address the most critical needs of our community and our country. AmeriCorps members engage others in service and make a positive difference in neighborhoods and in the lives of children and youth

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN

• Education Award

• Uniform

• Modest biweekly stipend

• Student loan forbearance (on qualifying student loans)

• Basic Health Insurance

• Career Skills

• Personal Development

• Child Care allowance (for qualifying menbers)

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

• Age 17 and up

•United States Citizen or Permanent Resident

• High School Graduate/GED recipient OR agree to pursue the GED

 

If you do not have a H.S. diploma or its equivalency, you will be required to take a basic academic proficiency test. Your position is contingent upon satisfactory testing results.

 

• Previous service with AmeriCorps may affect your eligibility

  Please also see myBenefits.ny.gov

 

Please complete application and return to:

Erie Regional Housing Development Corporation

The Belle Center

104 Maryland Street

Buffalo, NY 14201

 

For more information, please contact: 716-845-0485 Extension 211

Callie Johnson  cjohnson@thebellecenter.org

 

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