The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is accepting applications to be an AmeriCorps Affiliate sponsor organization. AmeriCorps Affiliate began in 2016 as a pilot initiative to engage more youth in service and to increase the number of national service positions available through local support. Through AmeriCorps Affiliate, individuals as young as 14 can serve and there is a new 100 hour service positions unique to AmeriCorps Affiliate. CNCS is now expanding the Affiliate pilot and will consider additional requests to designate positions as National Service Positions. Applicants may only request designation of positions as National Service Positions; CNCS will not award financial resources to applicants.
Applications for the second and final 2017 round of AmeriCorps Affiliate selection are due on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Selected applicants will be notified in August 2017. Originally three rounds of application review were planned for 2017. The third round of review has been combined with the second round.
Access technical assistance including upcoming calls and contact information for questions specific to this opportunity by visiting: https://www.nationalservice.gov/affiliate