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 - February 2017: April Johnson, Cherry Health Michigan's AmeriCorps Member of the Month

    FEBRUARY 2017: After many years of working at the Grand Rapids Press, April Johnson found herself needing something new. She wanted something that allowed her to give back to the community while making new connections in an entirely different career field. That’s when April discovered the Cherry Health AmeriCorps program where she signed on to become a full-time AmeriCorps member and committed to a year of service.

  • AmeriCorps Site Supervisor - January 2017: Onetress Robinson, Peckham Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    FEBRUARY 2017: As the Core Learning Trainer at Peckham Inc., Onetress Robinson conducts a variety of training and educational activities for Peckham team members and staff related to professional development and vocational training. She is also a site supervisor for the Economic Opportunity Coaching AmeriCorps program. 

  • MI AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month - February 2017: Tony Lasher, Red Cross Michigan's AmeriCorps Site Supervisor of the Month

    FEBRUARY 2017: As the Executive Director for the East Central Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross, Tony Lasher is responsible for overseeing humanitarian services operations in Arenac, Bay, Genesee, Gladwin, Huron, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, and Tuscola counties. He is also a site supervisor for the Together We Prepare AmeriCorps program. 

AmeriCorps Alums/Alum of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight - February 2017: Greg Fenech, AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    FEBRUARY 2017: During the 2011-2012 program year, Gregory Fenech joined the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program at the Center for Urban Studies at 

  • 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.