Full-Year Members

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

  • August 24, 2021 and go through July 9, 2022 for 1700 hours

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Full-Time Part-Time
Amount of Service: At least 1700 Hours (40 hours per week) At least 900 Hours (about 22 per week)
Stipend: $17,400 (approximately $756.50 every two weeks before taxes) $9,061 (approximately $400 every two weeks before taxes)
Education Award: $6,345 $3172.50
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.

Forbearance

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.

Training

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.

Schedule

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

Clearances

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

 

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