AmeriCorps Employee Reviews about "great experience"

Updated 6 Dec 2020

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AmeriCorps Director Rosie K. Mauk
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291 Ratings
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  • "Bi-weekly living stipend- difficult to live off(in 72 reviews)

  • "Long hours, some members are not fully committed mentally or physically which makes it difficult(in 54 reviews)

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  1. "AmeriCorps VISTA"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Helena, MT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Year long, great team that helps you out, meaningful work, great experience for nonprofit work

    Cons

    The wage is very low

  2. "job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teacher 

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    great experience working with kids

    Cons

    hours of working at site


  3. "N/A"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Healthcare Data Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    i was a great experience

    Cons

    not very organized and lack community feel

  4. "Great Experience but Pay is low"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AmeriCorps Member in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Definitely builds great experience to help you progress in your career. Great networking opportunity between the site you work at and your AmeriCorps team

    Cons

    Very low pay for 10 months. Becomes mentally challenging after a few months.

  5. "Great experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Healthy Food Access Coordinator in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great experience learning within a non profit setting

    Cons

    Long hours, very little pay, education reward is taxed heavily (at least in my case-- don't know if its the same across the board)

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  6. "DPC member"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Dudley Promise Corps in Boston, MA

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Great experience for many different fields

    Cons

    The Salary/stipend is very low

  7. "Great experience low pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AmeriCorps full-time

    Pros

    Great experience in non-profit world

    Cons

    Low low bi weekly pay

  8. "Good experience but low pay grade"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great experience - Establish connections depending on your career aspirations

    Cons

    - Expectations too high for someone - Very low pay for all the work a VISTA does

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  9. "Great Experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in Vinton, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great experience travel too different locations across America and it’s territories

    Cons

    Overworked, Never a thought out plan

  10. "-"

    4.0
    Former Intern - AmeriCorps Member in Dallas, TX

    I worked at AmeriCorps for less than a year

    Pros

    Great experience. Perfect for college students.

    Cons

    Short terms and low pay

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