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If you are looking to work full-time year after graduation, this is a perfect opportunity to gain experience, get paid, and give back! Post Grad service is a long-term volunteer opportunity. While programs vary in length and location, they all trickle down to one mission: supporting communities facing adversity.
While they are volunteer positions, post-graduate service opportunities include plenty of benefits:
- Biweekly living allowance (amount determined based on location)
- Childcare allowance*
- Free housing*
- Education award (up to $6,195) or cash stipend
- Limited health insurance
- Non-competitive eligibility
- Professional development
- Student loan deferment
AmeriCorps State and National pairs members with government funded organizations and programs that work to address critical community needs. These members engage in civic engagement through indirect service.
- Positions are located across the nation, including Rochester, New York.
Positions are located across the nation, including Rochester, New York
Positions are located around the world.
|Dan Grinthal, AmeriCorps NCCC||"I'd spent six months at Hasbro Toys and six months at a packaging coporation. It was a lot of fund and I'm really grateful for those experiences, but it left me a little bit jaded about a career path in corporate America. I wanted to find something more with my life." Read more...|
|Morgan Barron, AmeriCorps VISTA||"As a Rochester, NY native, Morgan thought she knew about everything the city had to offer. But two weeks after graduating from Monroe Community College with her associate's degree, she was thrust into a new world of opportunities courtesy of AmeriCorps. Barron, a now-undergraduate student at RIT, was recently recognized by the City of Rochester and Mayor Lovely Warren as an exceptional woman." Read more...|
|Alex Tubridy, AmeriCorps NCCC||"Four years ago, a slow-moving storm system crept over Louisiana bringing flooding unlive ever before. The natural disaster now know as the "thousand year flood," devastated several parishes, killed 13 people, and yielded a national response. One of thosands who answered the call for help was Alex Tubridy, civic engagement coordinator for the CLCE, who then was an AmeriCorps NCCC team leader." Read more...|
|Alessandra Santarosa, Peace Corps||"After a brief summer study abroad in Kosovo, Alessandra knew she wanted to return... Two years later, when the Youngstown, NY native came across a Peace Corps program in Kosovo, she lunged at the opportunity. Within weeks of graduating from RIT, she was on a flight headed east for several months of training." Read more...|
|Carol Reed, Jesuit Volunteer Corps||"Strolling through the Center for Campus Life, you've likely walked past her hundreds of times. Carol Reed, senior associate director and manager of Campus Life Facilities (retired), is a redheaded woman with glasses and a bright smile. What you might not know about her is that she served two years as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps on the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Native American reservations in Montana." Read more...|