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Recruitment and Requirements

Recruitment Timeline:

Date Activity Time and Location
April 9, 2024 Interest Meeting 4pm-5pm @ AmeriCorps Office
April 10, 2024 Interest Meeting 4pm-5pm@ AmeriCorps Office
TBA Group Interview  
TBA Group Interveiw  
TBA Individual Interviews  

**AmeriCorps Office is located at 206 Creamery St (behind the Ira Nelson Horticulture Building). 

Individual Interviews

You will be invited to schedule an individual interview date and time after you submit your online application.
Interviews will be held at the AmeriCorps Office.

Applicant Requirements:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Registered UL Lafayette student (at least 6 college hours per fall and spring semesters)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 (maintain for fall and spring semester)
  • Review Recruitment Timeline Above

Member Requirements:

  • Required to complete 300 or 450 hours of service in nine months
  • Must serve 12 hours per week for both fall and spring semester
  • Attend 2 Friday meetings every month for fall and spring semester
  • Recruit 5 unique volunteers for at least 20 hours of service
  • Attend all mandatory trainings throughout the service year

Receive benefits for your service:

  • Earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award worth over $1300
  • Receive a modest monthly living allowance of $225 (before taxes)
  • Receive FREE training on CPR/First Aid, Diversity, Project Management, Resume Writing, and Public Speaking