AmeriCorps is a national service program initiated by President Clinton, often referred to as the "domestic Peace Corps." AmeriCorps provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds with education awards in exchange for their service to local communities. Nationally, over 85,000 AmeriCorps Members annually help to meet the nation's most critical needs in the areas of economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, disaster preparedness, veterans and military families and healthy futures.
Compact Service Corps
The Compact Service Corps AmeriCorps Program serves campuses in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota to meet critical community needs in the following focus areas: education, healthy futures and capacity building.
If your start date in AmeriCorps started on or after August 19, 2011 you are enrolled in the Compact Service Corps AmeriCorps Program.