What does AmeriCorps stand for?
One branch, AmeriCorps VISTA, is Volunteers in Service to America. It is a yearlong commitment and its members work to “bring individuals and communities out of poverty” (AmeriCorps). Another branch is AmeriCorps NCCC, which stands for the National Civilian Community Corps.
Is there an age limit for AmeriCorps?
The minimum age requirement for most programs is 18. However, some accept applications from 16-17-year-olds. While a few programs are designed specifically for young adults, the majority of our programs have no upper age limit.
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How much do you get paid at AmeriCorps?
The average AmeriCorps monthly salary ranges from approximately $1,415 per month for Americorps Member to $1,759 per month for Youth Specialist. The average AmeriCorps salary ranges from approximately $15,000 per year for Case Manager to $27,985 per year for Program Coordinator.
Do you get a 1099 for a stipend?
The IRS explains that your stipend may be reported on Form W-2 or Form 1099-MISC. You are responsible for determining whether you were paid as an employee or independent contractor and whether or not the income is subject to self-employment taxes.
What is it like working for AmeriCorps?
Stipend provided and money for school tuition as compensation. Working with AmeriCorps was a great experience, it provided a way to be innovative while caring for people. The position allowed for flexibility and creative expression which I enjoyed. Must be prepared to live within a low budget range during your term.