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Choose Service, Be The Change: Serve in Maine AmeriCorps

Collage of five individuals who are AmeriCorps members

Watch the replay!

Wanted to attend, but couldn't make it? Check out the replay from the Oct. 15 info session below. Like what you hear? Browse the rest of the page for additional information and resources to get you started on your service journey.

PLEASE NOTE: A good portion of the AmeriCorps program photos used in the video were captured before the pandemic.

Get to know the programs!

Short on time? Have an idea of which program you want to learn more about? We've got you covered! Hear from each of the programs currently recruiting, and access an additional information on Service Year. P.S. scroll down below to learn more about Service Year!

AmeriCorps Resilience Corps

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: jbreul@gpcog.org

LearningWorks Aim High AmeriCorps

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: louellette@learningworks.me

Maine Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: Corps.Conservation@maine.gov

Maine Energy AmeriCorps Program

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: sally@mainecompact.org

Maine RecoveryCorps AmeriCorps Program

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: paige@healthyacadia.org

Seeds of Hope AmeriCorps

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: rev.shirley@seedsofhope4me.org

Skowhegan AmeriCorps Outdoor Recreation Program

Apply on Service Year -- click here.

Questions? Email the program: kristina@mainstreetskowhegan.org

Be the change in Maine

Are you someone who takes the lead? Runs to take on a challenge while others wait for a solution?

Do you want to help Maine communities get back up and running after the pandemic?

AmeriCorps programs in Maine are looking for the next class of individuals to get things done! Are you ready to accept the challenge?

Hear all about open service opportunities, the application process and life in AmeriCorps from Maine program representatives and alumni during our virtual info session on Thursday, Oct 15! It's your chance to ask questions and learn how each program serves its respective community.
   

Who is AmeriCorps service for?

  • Recent high school graduates looking for a gap year;
  • College students looking to reduce the cost of tuition;
  • College graduates looking to build skills;
  • Adults looking for a new direction or challenge;
  • Anyone 18 or older looking to do some good in the world.

Which programs will be in attendance? (please note: list is subject to change)

Benefits of serving

Serving in AmeriCorps will allow you to be a helping hand to those in need, build valuable skills, and earn money for post-secondary education or training. So, are you ready to get things done?

Why serve in Maine?

  • Transform communities
  • Earn an education award
  • Experience Maine's natural resources
  • Gain skills 
  • Receive benefits during service 
    (living allowance, health coverage, childcare)
  • Be part of the COVID-19 relief effort

     
Click the link to learn more about Maine AmeriCorps programs.

Click the link for additional information on joining AmeriCorps.

See if your school is on the list! Click the link to learn about the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Matching Program.

Life after service: Click the link to learn about the "Employers of National Service" program and the companies that participate.

Downloadable resources

All resources are PDF files and are courtesy of AmeriCorps.

Next step: Create a profile on Service Year

Service Year is your hub for AmeriCorps opportunities in Maine. Create a profile, save your information, and easily apply to any position that fits your interests. Browse AmeriCorps openings in Maine on Service Year.

AmeriCorps videos

Want a better understanding of what it's like to serve in Maine? View the Maine AmeriCorps member profile below to hear from current program members how AmeriCorps service has transformed their lives for the better.

Maine AmeriCorps member profiles: First4 AmeriCorps program

AmeriCorps: The Best of America