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 - September 2017: Tom Hunton, Habitat for Humanity Michigan's AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    September 2017: After receiving a degree in interior design from Kendall College of Ferris State, Tom Hunton was looking to gain some practical experience that would allow him to put his skills to good use. Tom became an AmeriCorps member through the Michigan Habitat’s AmeriCorps program, which is administered by Habitat for Humanity of Michigan. 

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

    SEPTEMBER 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

    SEPTEMBER 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 - September 2017: Robb Morford, Together We Prepare Red Cross Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    SEPTEMBER 2017: Community service has always been an important part of Robb Morford’s life. From a very young age, his parents had his siblings and him helping to better the community. Robb continued that trend by serving as a full-time AmeriCorps member with the Together We Prepare AmeriCorps program during the 2012-13 program year. Today, Robb’s AmeriCorps experience helps him as he travels the country assisting ...

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