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Center for Community Engagement

Indiana State University
Tirey Hall 136A
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809

Phone: 812.237.2334
Fax: 812.237.2525

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Sycamore Service Corps

AmeriCorps is a network of programs throughout the US that allows individuals to serve at nonprofit organizations in their communities, while being compensated for their time.  The program at Indiana State University is called Sycamore Service Corps.

The Sycamore Service Corps places volunteers with local nonprofit organizations to complete service terms of 300, 450, or 675 hours. The program is a great opportunity for local residents or students to provide meaningful service to nonprofit agencies and to make a difference in the community. Volunteers accepted into the AmeriCorps program become members and most receive a living allowance in exchange for their service. Members also receive an education award upon successful completion of the program. Education award amounts range from $1,175 - $2,114. Training and professional development are also benefits of the program.

Information on the national program is available at http://www.americorps.gov.

Sycamore Service Corps information sessions:

January 19th - 11am- HMSU 316
January 22nd - 3pm- Tirey Hall 134A

January 25th - 10am- HMSU 316
January 28th - 3pm- Tirey Hall 134A

February 3rd - 10am- HMSU 316
February 4th - 4pm- Tirey Hall 134A

February 9th - 12pm- HMSU 316
February 12th - 4pm- Tirey Hall 134A

February 16th - 11am- Tirey Hall 134A
February 17th - 3pm- HMSU 316

February 24th - 12pm- HMSU 316
February 25th - 2pm- Tirey Hall 134A

For more information about Sycamore Service Corps, contact:

Jennifer Christian
AmeriCorps Program Coordinator