Members provide mentoring, academic support, coaching, program planning and implementation, and other varied activities to contribute to the success of Breakthrough students. More details are in the Service Activities Section.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
Full-time (year-round) members are required to accumulate 1700 hours and complete the full term of service period of September 1, 2021 through August 12 (or August 31, 2022 for College Team Members), with occasional Saturday or evening events. Members receive the following:
• First-time members (AmeriCorps Member) $15,100;
• Second-year returning members (AmeriCorps Leader) $22,357;
• Third-year and beyond returning members (AmeriCorps Senior Leader) $30,200
Education Award: Upon successful completion of the Member’s 1700 service hours and completion of the full term of service, members are eligible to receive an Education Award from the Corporation for National and Community Service of $6,345 to pay education costs at qualified institutions of higher education, for educational training, or to repay qualified student loans. Members may receive no more than the aggregate value of two full-time education awards.
Optional health insurance coverage
Monthly phone and vehicle-use stipend: Between $100 and $150 per month depending on placement
Non-monetary benefits: On-going support and professional development from experienced educators and non-profit leaders
Assistance with finding housing and other resources for members
Subject to criminal background check