AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s 19th service year will be from September 5, 2017 – July 26, 2018.
We wish to fill 32 service positions each service year. Please read through all position descriptions carefully to determine the best fit for you.
Year 19 General Member Position Description (26)
Year 19 Fire Corps Member Position Description (6)
Requirements and Benefits
- Must meet CNCS eligibility requirements including clearance on all required National Service Criminal History Checks
- Must be 18 years or older
- Be a United States citizen, a national, or a legal permanent resident
- Must have two years of college or equivalent work or volunteer experience
- Must be able to provide your own reliable motor-vehicle and valid driver’s license
- Must reside in program-provided residence for duration of term of service
Essential Functions of an AmeriCorps Member
- Demonstrated commitment to community service, volunteering and/or environmental service
- Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting
- Must possess initiative
- Extensive walking and climbing on equipment and through terrain
- Fieldwork requiring endurance and conditioning
- Ability to lift more than 50 pounds
- Ability to bend, stoop, pull, twist, and kneel
- Ability to perform demanding physical labor in all New England weather conditions (cold/hot/wet/dry/humid/snow/rain)
Benefits of Service
- Shared member housing in one of 3 residences
- Bi-weekly stipend ($6,650.00 over 11 months)
- Monthly fuel allowance
- Health insurance plan
- Federal school loan forbearance
- $5,775 Educational Award (upon completion of 1,700 hours of service)
- Extensive and ongoing training in natural resource management, environmental education, power tool use, volunteer engagement and event planning, etc.
AmeriCorps Cape Cod members are not employees. Members receive a stipend and are required to serve 1700 hours over 11 months contingent on grant funds awarded.
- AmeriCorps Cape Cod is committed to the inclusion of people with disabilities as members and can provide reasonable accommodations upon request
- Reasonable accommodations are also available for the application and interview process
We are an EOE/AA Employer
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
How to Apply
First, please read our Member Application Instructions 2017-2018 which will walk you through the process. There are two components you must submit to complete your application:
- You must create an account and apply online through My AmeriCorps. See the instructions on how to do this.
- General Corps Posting
- FireCorps Posting
- You must complete our Year 19 Supplemental Application and submit it as described in the instructions.
Only once you have submitted both components listed above, will your application be considered complete. You will be notified by email when both have been received. Applicants who meet program requirements will then be contacted by phone to schedule an interview.
AmeriCorps Cape Cod is committed to the inclusion of people with disabilities as members and provides reasonable accommodations for the application process, interviews and service upon request.
Request More Information
To get more information about AmeriCorps Cape Cod, you can contact us in the following ways:
Barnstable County Resource Development and AmeriCorps Cape Cod
3195 Main St. (P.O. Box 427)
Barnstable, MA 02630