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The Memphis Housing Authority is excited and honored to be part of AmeriCorps in partnership with the Tennessee Community Cares Association. Americorps offers thousands of opportunities to be the change you wish to see in the world. Over 75,000 Americans use their skills and experience to impact the community and become the solution to rising problems. Those who become AmeriCorps members directly engage with their community and spark a difference in the lives of others. Many members who spark this difference, can be involved in focuses such as education by mentoring and teaching students; or may combat poverty through rebuilding communities, or challenging food insecurity and food desserts. AmeriCorps is open to Americans of all ages to serve, live, and experience being part of a project that leads towards a 
greater good. 

The Memphis Housing Authority’s AmeriCorps members assists with community engagement and outreach activities to enhance the quality of life of its residents. Members receive training and professional development during their service year, serve an average of 20 hours per week, receive a living allowance, and are eligible for an education award upon completion of the service term. The application period for the following positions will resume April 2022.

 Community Engagement AmeriCorps Position

The Community Engagement AmeriCorps member designs and reviews MHA’s community engagement materials, assists with the management ofamericors MHA’s social media presence, and assists with the organization and execution of community engagement events designed to promote self-sufficiency and home ownership. 

 Youth Services AmeriCorps Position

The Youth Services AmeriCorps member will support youth engagement through leadership development and experiential learning activities. 

Both positions require the following:

  • 900 hours required
  • Complete a minimum of 20 hours per week 
  • Service term August 1, 2021– July 31, 2022
  • Resumes and applications being accepted now