AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps / NCCC


Email -- Wisconsin State Office

1-800-942-2677 -- National Service Hotline
414-944-7747  -- Sarah Brady at Wisconsin CNCS State Office

517 E. Wisconsin Ave., Room 462
Milwaukee, WI 53202

An environmental and community service program from Americorps, the President's national service initiative. Citizens or permanent residents ages 18-24 are eligible. Spend 10 months doing important community projects to help conserve and protect America's communities and their natural resources. AmeriCorps and NCCC focuses on six service areas- environment, education, public safety, human needs, homeland security, and disaster relief. Benefits include a living allowance of approximately $4,000 for the 10 months of service (about $200 every two weeks before taxes), housing, meals, limited medical benefits, up to $400 a month for childcare, if necessary, member uniforms, and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of the program. Call for deadline information. Members are assigned to one of five campuses, located in Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Perry Point, Maryland; Vicksburg, Mississippi; and Vinton, Iowa. 

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