AmeriCorps NCCC

AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is the only full-time residential program through AmeriCorps. 

Overview:

  • A 10-month, team-based program
  • Open to men and women between the ages of 18 and 24.
  • NCCC members serve in teams based out of five campuses located across the country, including one in Vinton, Iowa.
    • Each team receives basic training before embarking on a series of short-term (six to eight week) service projects in their region. Projects may address needs related to disaster relief, public safety, environmental concerns, education, and unmet human needs.
    • Members serving in AmeriCorps NCCC are provided with housing, meals, medical benefits, uniforms, and may be eligible for child care assistance, if necessary.
    • They receive a limited living allowance and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award once they successfully complete their term of service.
    • Applicants to NCCC must meet the same education and citizenship requirements of other AmeriCorps programs.

Ready to join AmeriCorps NCCC?  Apply online at www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps or contact the North Central Region Campus at 319.472.9664 or jburns@cns.gov for more information about recent and upcoming NCCC service sites.

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