The Christian Appalachian Project is pleased to welcome AmeriCorps members to serve with us for the the 2013-2014 service year. AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to address the most critical problems in our nation’s communities.
As a Catholic Volunteer Network member program, Christian Appalachian Project partners with AmeriCorps to develop new projects, offer services in new areas, and offer supplemental services which would not be provided without the service of AmeriCorps members. Upon the completion of their service, AmeriCorps members earn an education award of up to $5,550 to pay back qualified student loans or to finance college, graduate school, or vocational training. AmeriCorps members are eligible for deferment of qualified student loans during their service term. AmeriCorps also pays the interest accrued on qualified student loans during the service term.
We have accepted several AmeriCorps members already, but we still have positions available for the September 2013 and January 2014 classes. Our current long term needs can be found here.
Prospective AmeriCorps members with CAP complete the same application as all potential CAP Volunteers. To apply, submit your application by August 16 for the fall class and October 11 for priority consideration for the winter class.