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

  • 2019 Michigan's AmeriCorps Member Celebration

    More than 600 Michigan's AmeriCorps State, VISTA, and National members will come together in Lansing on November 14, 2019 for a day of training, networking, and recognition. The event, hosted by the Michigan Community Service Commission, will help prepare AmeriCorps members for their year of service and celebrate the courage of their commitment.

  • Funds Available For New and Recompeting Michigan's AmeriCorps Programs

    Federal funds are available to support new and recompeting Michigan's AmeriCorps programs to start in the fall of 2020 for a 12-month program cycle.

Member/Site Supervisors of the Month

AmeriCorps Alums/Alum of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight - August 2019: Bea'trice Terrell, AmeriCorps Urban Safety Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    AUGUST 2019: While serving as an AmeriCorps member with the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program (AMUS) in 2017, Bea’trice Terrell was able to make a difference in the community in which she grew up. Her experience ...

  • 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.