AmeriCorps – The Federal Agency

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, provides opportunities for Americans to serve their country domestically, address the nation’s most pressing challenges, improve lives and communities, and strengthen civic engagement. Each year, the agency places more than 200,000 AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers in intensive service roles; and empowers millions more to serve as long-term, short-term, or one-time volunteers. Learn more at


Our Ambition 
Make service to others the cornerstone of our national culture and an indispensable part of the American experience.

Our Positioning 

We are uniting America by bringing people together to serve communities.



We bridge divides by bringing people together: connecting individuals and organizations to help communities tackle their toughest challenges.


We provide resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities.


We enrich lives of those who serve.

We empower an entire ecosystem committed to the betterment of communities across America.