AmeriCorps @ NAU
The AmeriCorps @ NAU program offers the opportunity to make a difference in your community while developing professional skills and growing your resume. Every year our AmeriCorps members partner with nonprofits and educational institutions to address the needs of those around them through programs focused on college readiness, opioid prevention, and STEM education.
What Are The Benefits?
As an AmeriCorps member you will receive:
- A 3-12 month opportunity to serve with us, full or part time
- A bi-weekly living stipend
- A Segal Education Award upon completion of your service term
- Optional health coverage & childcare assistance (for Full-time positions)
What Are The Programs?
Northern Arizona University’s AmeriCorps programs focus on three main areas: college readiness, opioid prevention, and STEM education:
Arizona Ready for College & Career (ARCC) AmeriCorps Accordion Closed
The Arizona Ready for College and Career AmeriCorps Program housed on the campus of Northern Arizona University is a multi-site, statewide project. Each year the ARCC AmeriCorps project places 60 plus AmeriCorps Members in different agencies throughout Coconino, Maricopa, Yavapai, Mohave, Navajo, Gila, Pima, and more to focus on increasing the on-time high school graduation, post-secondary enrollment and career exploration options for youth and families in need.
Alternatives to Pain Managment (AMP) AmeriCorps Accordion Closed
The Alternatives to Pain Management AmeriCorps program is a statewide project aimed at educating older adults on alternative ways to manage their pain in place of taking prescription opioid medication.
AmeriCorps VISTA Accordion Closed
The NAU VISTA STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics) AmeriCorps project aims to serve low income youth in the greater Flagstaff area by placing VISTA members at community nonprofits and schools to help improve and develop STEM education programs and curriculum to encourage youth from lower-income backgrounds to be involved in STEM education and aim for secondary education, post-secondary education and careers in the STEM fields.
How Do I Get Involved?
Whether you are interested in becoming an AmeriCorps member yourself, know someone who’d be a great fit, or just want some more information, submit our short contact form below and we’ll be in touch with you soon!