Term AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps
Code ND-9200.0300-050
Definition A 10-month, full-time residential program administered by AmeriCorps that provides an opportunity for men and women between the ages of 18 and 24 to serve on a variety of team-based environmental, educational, public safety and disaster relief projects. Members are assigned to one of five campuses located in Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Perry Point, Maryland; Vicksburg, Mississippi; and Vinton, Iowa; serve in teams of eight to twelve; and work on projects throughout the region served by their campus. AmeriCorps NCCC members receive a living allowance, housing, meals, limited medical benefits, child care (if necessary), member uniforms and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of the program.
Created 10/9/03
Changed 5/4/10
Use References AmeriCorps NCCC
See Also References
External Classification Terms Community Service (NPC T05.02)
Employment (AIRS EM-180)
Employment (CAN EM-180)
Employment Preparation & Procurement (NTE J20)
Job Training & Employment (NPC J02)
Public Service Employment (UW 1.1.03.02)
Related Concepts Foster Care Transition Services
Labor and Employment
Named Programs
Philanthropy and Volunteerism
U.S. Services/Targets
Facet Named Programs
Comments
Bibliographic References “What is AmeriCorps?”, AmeriCorps website, http://www.americorps.org/

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