"Being in AmeriCorps was the best experience I've ever had.
It wasn't just about a paycheck and going to work every day.
It was about making a difference!"
-- High School AmeriCorps Member
What is AmeriCorps?
AmeriCorps is a National Service Organization committed to making an impact in the community. The Amarillo ISD AmeriCorps program is an amazing opportunity for high school seniors and college students to gain valuable job skills and give back to their community.
Who Can Apply?
High School Juniors (who attend one of the four AISD High Schools) can apply to serve in their senior year as long as they will turn 17 by the August start date and meet criteria listed on application.
College students who meet criteria listed on application.
What do AmeriCorps members do in their service?
Our AmeriCorps members tutor elementary students who need an extra boost in literacy. Members tutor in classrooms and after school programs offering activities which benefit elementary students emotionally, academically, physically and socially.
What are the benefits?
Successful completion of the AmeriCorps Service Program and the required number of hours benefit the members by providing:
This sounds great! How do I apply? (more detailed instruction in application link)
To learn more about the necessary qualifications and how you can be a part of AmeriCorps,
please click: AmeriCorps Application Link (PDF opens in a new window).
We Promise to Help All Students Engage and Achieve!
If you have questions about the Amarillo ISD AmeriCorps program, please contact:
Nic Williams, Program Director