Being a part of the Iowa College AmeriCorps Program is a special honor at BVU. We currently have 25 AmeriCorps members in action. Students are selected to be apart of the program through an application and interview process during the fall semester. For more information please contact the Director of Civic Engagement, Dr. Ashley Farmer Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org
BVU's Application - Deadline for Applications is September 13th at noon.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is AmeriCorps?
An opportunity to volunteer on and off campus in a variety of ways! The program was started in 1993, over 500,000 AmeriCorps Members have volunteered with local, state, and national non-profit agencies. Those serving in AmeriCorps provide needed assistance to millions of Americans to meet critical needs in:Education, Public Safety, Health, Homeland Security, and the Environment.
What are the benefits?
Not only do volunteers who complete the program receive leadership, communication, disaster/ emergency, and many other trainings. The students are awarded with $1,132 or $1,415 education stipend upon completion!
How can I get involved?
Contact the Director of Civic Engagement, Dr. Ashley Farmer-Hanson.