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

  • 2018 Michigan's AmeriCorps Member Celebration

    More than 650 Michigan's AmeriCorps State, VISTA, and National members will come together in Lansing on November 15, 2018 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 2019 for a 12-month program cycle.

Member/Site Supervisors of the Month

AmeriCorps Alums/Alum of the Month

  • MI AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight - April 2019: LaToya Colts, Playworks Michigan's AmeriCorps Alum Spotlight

    MAY 2019: From 2016-2018, LaToya Colts served in AmeriCorps as a Playworks Michigan AmeriCorps member helping students in Detroit develop social and emotional health each day through the power of play.  LaToya used simple, fun, interactive games to teach the ...

  • 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.