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Corps Member Resources

Corps Member Resources


What is a service year?

An opportunity to develop real-world skills through hands-on service. It’s an extraordinary year that transforms your life and your community. It gives you the opportunity to spend a year serving within a community, gaining valuable skills, networks, and perspectives while driving change from the ground up. Sounds great, but still have questions? This should help!

Types of Service Year Programs

Service years are available through a variety of nonprofits, community organizations, and public schools and agencies. In urban and rural areas communities across the country, opportunities are available in a wide array of issue areas, including: education, the environment, disaster relief, health care, and many more.

How it works

Finding a service year opportunity that is right for you can take some time, but here are three easy steps to help you find your way.

Descriptions of Service Year Focus Areas

What kind of service year opportunities are available? Learn more by exploring our focus areas.