What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. More than 75,000 Americans across the country participate in AmeriCorps each year. All of them are tackle different community needs in different ways.

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Interested in an opportunity with AmeriCorps? See if the Literacy Tutor Position is right for you. Read the Corporation for National Service Community Service Fact Sheet to see how AmeriCorps has been getting things done for America since 1994.

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The Brockton Public Schools - AmeriCorps Early Literacy Project is seeking 20 AmeriCorps members to serve as tutors to lead daily, small group early literacy tutoring in five elementary schools. These are full-time volunteer positions, requiring one year of service. An annual living allowance of up to $13,732 is available for volunteers.

Interested Candidates should send a resumé and cover letter to Karen Watkins-Watts at


We will be happy to help. Please contact:

Karen Watkins-Watts
Grants Manager
Brockton Public Schools
Telephone: 508-894-4366