The 2015-2016 Civic Corps Member Application is now closed!


About NYC Civic Corps

The NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by NYC Service, unites a diverse group of professionals to serve full-time with partner organizations, working to increase organizational capacity to engage volunteers, build sustainable volunteer initiatives, and directly serve community members.

Members will serve for 10 months and be placed at nonprofit organizations and City agencies with projects focused on Disaster Preparedness, Economic Opportunity, Environment, Education, Health, and Veterans and Military Families and also aligned with select NYC Service – Volunteer Impact Initiatives.

The 2015-2016 program began on September 8, 2015 and ends on July 15, 2016.

NYC Civic Corps Member Benefits:

  • Monthly living stipend of approximately $1,200 (pre-tax) 
  • Basic medical plan will be available at no cost to Civic Corps members.
  • $5,730 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program 
  • Child care voucher (if income eligible) 
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment on eligible loans while in service 
  • Monthly professional development opportunities

NYC Civic Corps Members

Current and past corps members represent a diverse groups of individuals. Corps members range in age from 21 to 72 years old and have hailed from 40 states and nearly 30 different countries.

Civic Corps members are required to:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree prior to program orientation
  • Commit to 10 months of full-time service (approximately 42 hours per week) 

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