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 the Michigan Financial Opportunity Corps! Provide direct service to your community at one of these excellent host sites:

Join the Rural Opportunity VISTA program! Fight poverty by building nonprofit capacity at one of these excellent host sites:

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

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!