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AmeriCorps is a national service program that provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds with educational awards in exchange for a year or two of community service. AmeriCorps members help meet the nation’s critical needs in areas of public safety, education, human needs and the environment. Read more about the AmeriCorps program.

Each year, AmeriCorps members from across the country join Habitat Charlotte, allowing the organization to accomplish much more than would be possible without these young men and women.

habitat charlotte & AmeriCorps

Habitat Charlotte’s AmeriCorps mission
  • To get things done by building and renovating houses with low-income families
  • To strengthen communities by enabling Habitat Charlotte to utilize volunteers more effectively, bringing together diverse partners in a common cause
  • To increase Habitat Charlotte’s ability to serve more families through resource development
  • To develop a sense of citizenship through service, reflection and the inspiration gained by working alongside homeowners, volunteers and donors
Benefits of the AmeriCorps program
  • Skills for the future
  • A living allowance
  • Child care, if eligible
  • Education award
  • Forbearance of qualified student loans and payment of interest that accrues during the term of service (visit the AmeriCorps site to see if your student loan qualifies)
  • Habitat Charlotte also provides the possibility of low-cost housing
What We look for in AmeriCorps members
  • A sincere desire to serve
  • Past history of service participation
  • Leadership experience and ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability and interest in working with a team
  • Patience and flexibility
  • For office positions, experience with Microsoft Office programs and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

more questions?

Please contact Stephanie Murphy at smurphy@habitatcharlotte.org or 704.641.5965.

americorps openings

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