Join AmeriCorps through CEDAM

CEDAM is looking for community-minded, enthusiastic individuals to join our AmeriCorps programs! CEDAM’s AmeriCorps members work to alleviate poverty and increase financial stability in their communities. During their year of service, they receive in-depth CED field training and access to our statewide network of professionals.

Join CEDAM’s AmeriCorps Summer Associate program! Fight poverty by increasing community food security at one of these excellent host sites:

Deadline to apply is May 17 at 5 pm.

VISTA Summer Associate Benefits:

  • $2,361.10 living allowance
  • Choice of $1,289 education award or $345 cash stipend
  • Training opportunities including CEDAM’s Developing Vibrant Communities Conference

Year-long AmeriCorps Member Benefits:

  • Modest living allowance of around $13,000 annually
  • $5,920 Eli Segal Education Award
    • Choice of $1,500 cash award for VISTA members
  • Federal student loan forbearance
  • Health care
  • Child care (if eligible) and
  • Many training opportunities

All AmeriCorps members must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national or legal permanent U.S. alien
  • Be at least 18 years of age (there is no upper age limit!)
  • Have a willingness to serve full time for a year
  • Possess an education or life-skills that will help you be successful in your placement and
  • Have a passion for giving back!