Become an
AmeriCorps Host Site

Host one or more full-time members of the Imagine Justice AmeriCorps team. These national service volunteers provide direct service to youth and young adults in youth-serving nonprofit organizations across Pierce County.

Host Site Requirements:

Minimum:
  • 501(c)3 or public entity
  • Serve Pierce County youth and/or young adults ages 12-24
  • Capacity to provide AmeriCorps supervision and coaching
  • Currently or able to start tracking participant data
  • Commitment to anti-racism and cultural responsiveness
  • Impact one or more positive youth development domains: caring, confidence, connection, competence, character, contribution
  • Commitment to treat AmeriCorps members fairly, with respect, and as equal team members
Preferred:
  • Serve justice-involved or at-risk youth
  • Serve BIPOC youth and/or other vulnerable populations and/or populations disproportionately represented in the justice system
  • Priority for organizations that are led by people of color or women
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Host Site Commitments:

  • Sliding scale financial contribution based on organization size (ranges from $500 – $10,000)
  • In certain cases, the financial contribution can be waived. If this is a barrier for your organization please reach out.
  • Provide supervision and coaching to AmeriCorps member(s)
  • Attend required host site activities (approx. 1 hour per month)
  • Support recruitment of AmeriCorps members
  • Sign partnership agreement with Imagine Justice Project
  • Provide necessary equipment and supplies
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AmeriCorps Benefits

Benefits to Hosting AmeriCorps Members:
  • Opportunity to help develop local leaders in youth development and social justice
  • Full-time position(s) to support your youth programs and services
  • Fresh ideas and perspectives to help your organization and programs engage youth
  • Support from Imagine Justice Project staff
  • Networking with other host site organizations
Benefits AmeriCorps Members Receive:
  • Living allowance during service (ranges from $18,000 to $23,000 depending on position)
  • Education award of approximately $6,500 for successful completion of service term
  • Healthcare insurance during service
  • Member assistance program benefits during service
  • Childcare assistance during service for eligible members
  • Optional student loan forbearance
  • Personal and professional development coaching, with a focus on youth development and social justice
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Host Site Interest Form

Interested in learning more about having one or more AmeriCorps members serve with your organization? Click below for more information.

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