Full-Year Members

Full-year members serve in a 10-month capacity either full-time or part-time. Groups of members start on:

  • August 25, 2020 and go through June 25, 2021 for 1700 hours
  • October 6, 2020 and go through August 7, 2021 for 1700 hours – Community based organization
  • October 6, 2020 and go through May 8, 2021 for 1200 hours – School based sites

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Full-Time Part-Time
Amount of Service: At least 1700 Hours (about 42 per week) Available to August Members serving through June or October Members serving through mid August


1200 Hours (about 42 per week) Available to October Members serving through June.

At least 900 Hours (about 22 per week)
Stipend: $17,000 (approximately $756.50 every two weeks before taxes) for 1700 hours


$12,070 (approximately $756.50 every two weeks before taxes) for 1200 hours

$9,061 (approximately $400 every two weeks before taxes
Education Award: $ 6,195.00 for 1700 hours


$4,336.50 for 1200 hours

Child Care Subsidy: Available to eligible members. Not available.
Medical Care: Available to eligible members. Not available.

Education Award

A member who successfully completes his/her term of service will receive an Education Award which can be used to pay for the costs of attending a qualified institution of higher education or to pay back qualified student loans.


Qualified student loans typically can be placed into forbearance if they are federally backed, in your name, and not in default.

Payment of Interest

All or a portion of the interest on student loans (placed in forbearance) that accrued during the term-of-service are paid if the member successfully completes the term-of-service.


Members receive paid training throughout the term-of-service: conflict resolution, tutoring youth, mentoring youth, creating community service projects, etc.

Location of Service

Community-based organizations or schools in Allegheny County host sites

Type of Service

AmeriCorps members provide tutoring and/or mentoring for youth. They also assist youth with developing and implementing a community service project.


Schedules depend on the service site but are typically Monday through Friday during the day with evenings and weekends off.


KEYS will conduct clearances (National Sex Offender Database, PA Child Abuse History, PA Criminal Record Check, and FBI) for candidates.


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