What is AmeriCorps?

  • Michigan's AmeriCorps Logo, Small GIFMichigan's AmeriCorpsAmeriCorps is a national service program designed to strengthen citizenship and the ethic of service by engaging thousands of Americans on a full-time or part-time basis to help communities to address their toughest challenges. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) administers AmeriCorps at the federal level and works in partnership with states to develop service programs and create a community-based national service network. The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC) is the administrative agent for Michigan's AmeriCorps.

Spotlight

Member/Site Supervisors of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Member of the Month - July 2017 - Sara Scott, Cherry Health Michigan's AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    July 2017: During her last year at Aquinas College, Sara Scott discovered the perfect opportunity that would help her gain experience in her two main career interests of serving within a health care setting and utilizing her Spanish language skills. Sara applied and was accepted to the Cherry Health AmeriCorps program, where she currently serves as a full-time AmeriCorps member at the Burton Health Center in Grand Rapids.  

  • MI AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month - March 2017: Lisa Carter, AmeriCorps Urban Safety Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    APRIL 2017: Lisa Carter is a lifelong resident of the City of Detroit. She attended Detroit Public Schools and graduated from Cass Technical High School. Currently, she works as a Research Assistant and Member Coordinator for the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Project at Wayne State University’s Center for Urban Studies.

  • MI AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month - July 2017: Rawlan Lillard, Flint Comm. Schools Corps Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    JULY 2017: Rawlan Lillard’s passion for growing his hometown community is undeniable. As the Community School Director at Neithercut Elementary School, Rawlan is responsible for bringing community schools together with community partners to offer a range of supports and opportunities to children, youth, families and communities. He is also an AmeriCorps site supervisor for the Flint Community Schools Corps AmeriCorps program.

AmeriCorps Alums/Alum of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight - July 2017: Rachael Wilber, Superior AmeriCorps Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    JULY 2017: As an AmeriCorps member with the Superior AmeriCorps program from 2010-2012, Rachael Wilber realized her passion for teaching and working with youth. “During my time with AmeriCorps, I realized that I 'belong' in the school system,” Rachael stated. “I found that I could make a difference ...

  • AmeriCorps Alums logo AmeriCorps Alums Calling all friends of AmeriCorps! Join AmeriCorps alums, current AmeriCorps members, and champions of service in the AmeriCorps Alums network. Registration is free and entitles you to many benefits, including career search assistance, discounts, and networking opportunities.