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Become an AmeriCorps Member

Join Class 4 of the SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps program this summer!
May 28 – August 2, 2024

 Why Join? 

  • $3,000 living allowance distributed over the program term

  • Education Award of $1,459.26 upon successful completion of service

  • Network with service-minded individuals + join the prestigious AmeriCorps Alumni network

  • Apply classroom theories by addressing community needs

  • Project management and nonprofit operations experience

  • Grow your leadership and team building skills

  • Professional development and resume building activities

 Important Recruiting Dates 

  • Feb. 26, 2024 Application opens

  • March 18, 2024 Virtual interviews begin
  • April 29, 2024 Application closes

  • May 9, 2024 In-Person Project Site Matching Fair (no alternate dates available)

  • May 28, 2024 Program begins

 Applicant Selection Process 

  • 1. Apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.

  • 2. Attend a 15-minute 1-on-1 Zoom screening interview.

  • 3. Attend a 1-hour Zoom group interview.

  • 4. Receive, sign and return a conditional offer letter.

  • 5. Begin enrollment and submit proof of eligibility requirements.

  • 6. Attend in-person Project Site Matching Fair.

  • 7. Complete and pass background checks and drug screening.

  • 8. Receive Member Service Agreement (MSA) and begin service.

 Eligibility Requirements 

  • Be at a minimum of 18 years of age by May 28, 2024.

  • Provide proof of status as a U.S. citizen or national or of lawful permanent resident alien status in the United States.

  • Pass background checks and provide documentation required to verify background.

  • Complete and pass an at-random drug screening. This will be administered on any date before May 28, 2023, and will be required to be submitted within 24 hours.

  • Serve a minimum of 30 hours per week between May 28 – August 2, 2024.

  • Have no competing commitments (i.e. not taking full-time classes or having a full-time job).

  • Provide proof of a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Be able to serve in person at your assigned project site, with the flexibility to serve your community wherever and however you are called to do so!

  • Bilingual/Spanish is a plus!

To contact SERVE HOUSTON, send an email to servehouston@imgh.org.