AmeriCorps State Programs give you the chance to be the greater good in our communities. Serving as a Corps member allows you to build skills and gain experience in causes that are important to you - from the classroom to the great outdoors. Currently, six of our AmeriCorps State Programs are looking to fill spots for the Spring 2022 term. Please see below for more information about the programs and how to apply. Deadlines are the beginning to middle of December, so don't wait to submit your applications!
Find more information about the project details here. For a comprehensive list of all Louisiana state programs visit here.
Boys and Girls Club Metro Louisiana: This program is a network of Boys and Girls Club in Southeast Louisiana. Members serve children 6-18 in afterschool programs that strive to help the children reach their full potential. You can help students achieve their goals by serving as a Corps member. Apply here for New Orleans and here for Baton Rouge.
Boys and Girls Club of North Louisiana: Boys & Girls Club in North Louisiana strives to provide a safe and healthy safe for students as they engage in mentoring and peer support. Positions are available in Ruston, West Monroe, and Dubach. You have the chance to positively impact a child's future. Apply here.
Louisiana Conservation Corps: If you believe conservation and helping after disasters is an important cause, this AmeriCorps service is for you! Not only will you help public lands, but you also get to travel throughout the southern region while doing. Exploring new places and meeting new friends are just some of the benefits of this service opportunity. Sign-up to be a Crew Leader here and a Crew Member here.
Louisiana Vet Corps: LA Vet Corps is on a mission to help veterans and their families navigate college. Corps members serve as peer mentors and connect veterans to assistance programs and larger communities on campus. Members serve statewide as various higher education institutions, but there is a high need for members in New Orleans, Alexandria, and Gonzales. Sign-up here.
Rebuilding Together New Orleans: Rebuilding Together has several opportunities to serve as an AmeriCorps member. Depending on which role you pick, you can serve as a House Captain directly with homeowners, including people recently impacted by Hurricane Ida. In addition, they are looking for two AmeriCorps VISTAs to serve with their Summer Youth Force Development Program. If housing and youth development are important causes to you, sign-up here.
ShreveCorps: Access to healthy food is a necessity for all ages, and ShreveCorps is working to make it a reality. Through community gardens and curriculums, Corps members are addressing the food insecurity in Shreveport and surrounding areas. Corps members will serve 16 hours per week from January to May. This is an excellent opportunity for college students or young adults looking for a way to serve their community. Apply here.
AmeriCorps offers a variety of service opportunities, from the classroom to the outdoors and everything in between. No matter what you're passionate about, where you're from or why you choose to serve, AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good.
Join AmeriCorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, help veterans and work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to choose from! To learn more, visit www.joinamericorps.gov.