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AmeriCorps: Are You Ready?

Please note: when you complete your application, you will be redirected to a login page. This means your application has been received; you do NOT need to log in.

Our AmeriCorps members improve public lands while also improving their lives. Crews of 7-8 young people meet daily, work mostly outdoors in natural resource conservation projects, and return home each night. They can learn to use a chainsaw, build a fence, and maintain hiking/biking trails. During their 3-month term, learn natural resources job skills and celebrate accomplishments. Following the successful completion of a 3-month term, members are eligible to enroll in a 9-month term. AmeriCorps members earn a living stipend and a Segal Education Award for college or industry certifications. Afterward, HOC supports our young adults to begin a career path, post-secondary education, or both.

If you are done with high school or your GED, can commit to 5 days/week, and live in Jefferson, Deschutes, or Crook County, in Oregon, Heart of Oregon AmeriCorps might be for you! Fill out an online application, give us a call, or stop by our offices in Bend and Prineville.

Age Location Program Length Compensation
17-24 Bend & Prineville 3-months; 5 days a week $325/week living stipend; $4,225 over 3 months!

When Next hiring Scholarship Offered Education
November 2021 Apply by 10/25 $1,678.54 AmeriCorps Education Award College Exploration, Natural Resources Certificates

See our COVID-19 Updates page for info on our safety guidelines.  

Please note: this program is for current residents of Jefferson, Deschutes, and Crook counties, and is not a residential program!