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First and second hurdles cleared. Third hurdle looms ahead.

Ms. W didn’t make me wait until tomorrow. She called me this afternoon to let me know that she has chosen me for one of the two available positions! 188 more words


One down, one to go.

The interview went well. The woman I spoke with (I’ll call her Ms. W) was friendly, down to earth, efficient, and dedicated to the populations she serves. 121 more words


I'm ready!

I’m not sure if I want to laugh or cry:  I’ve been on any number of interviews just to be told that I’m either over-qualified or that I need to have a degree. 53 more words


Learning To Live On Less Than $800/Month

Nonprofits are generally pretty tight for money and hiring staff can be anywhere from fairly easy to literally impossible.  This is one of the reasons that BiGAUSTIN hires AmeriCorps VISTA members to do a variety of the projects that need to be done.   1,219 more words


Celebrating 20 Years of AmeriCorps

Since its inception 20 years ago, AmeriCorps has engaged Americans in intensive service at nonprofits, schools and other community organizations throughout the country. More than 900,000 people have taken the AmeriCorps pledge, with over 20,000 committing to serve through City Year. 452 more words

City Year

AmeriCorps Alum serving third year with City Year Sacramento

Name: Kelly Besmer
Age: 22 years old
AmeriCorps Experience: NCCC FEMA Corps – North Central Region Base 2012-2013
City Year Sacramento – AmeriCorps Member 2013-2014… 735 more words

Americorps Service Members Spruce Up Tacony Library

Americorps service members helped clean up the Tacony Library and plant flowers. AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects over 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet community needs in education, the environment, public safety, health, and homeland security. 25 more words