Join Us

Who Can Apply?

  • At least 17 years old (No upper age limit)
  • Out of high school
  • Willing to commit one full year of service
  • Available to serve weekly, full time hours (40+ hours a week)
  • Evidence of community involvement
  • Demonstrated commitment to service
  • Interested in learning new skills and experiences
  • Willingness to use your time and abilities to improve the lives of others

How Are Future Members Selected?

  • Application is numerically scored
  • Selected candidates are interviewed and responses are numerically scored
  • Reference checks are completed
  • Police background check is conducted
  • Scores from the application and interview are totalled, background and reference checks are completed
  • Applicants that meet our threshold score, have positive references, and pass the background check are invited to serve

How Do I Apply?
Instructions for applying online can be found here. Please call or email the Rochester AmeriCorps office if you would like to request a paper application. Applications are accepted and screened on an on-going basis. Interviews are scheduled beginning in January and continue until all slots are filled. The 2017 - 2018 term of service begins on September 11, 2017 and runs through August 12, 2018.

We're pleased you're interested in applying to be a Rochester AmeriCorps member! Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.