AmeriCorps members serve directly with nonprofit organizations to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges. Every year, more than 270,000 individuals serve in organizations making a difference in communities across America.
AmeriCorps at University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
UA Wildcat Corps improves lives and communities by serving as a statewide network that provides lifelong educational programs for all Arizonans. AmeriCorps Members focus on the AmeriCorps priority area of education by providing experiential learning opportunities for youth. Community needs are addressed with service that strengthens the capacity of individuals to increase educational attainment and fosters positive development.
For more information on the UA Wildcat Corps program, contact Christina Lipin at email@example.com
For more on AmeriCorps and how you can get involved in Arizona, check out AmeriCorps.gov.
Open Positions 2021-2022 Service Year
Currently we are recruiting for 70 AmeriCorps members in 10 Arizona counties and 3 tribal communities.
Go to My AmeriCorps to view open positions. Type in UACE in the Program Name section.
Individuals that qualify can apply to one or both of these opportunities. Applications will be available in January 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic school year.
The University of Arizona will provide up to ten undergraduate AmeriCorps alumni, who are newly admitted to the university, with up to $1,000 in match to their Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. Preference is given to those who have served with the AmeriCorps UA Wildcat Corps program.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona will provide up to ten $1,000 undergraduate scholarships for AmeriCorps alumni who are newly admitted to the University or newly transferring to CALS. Preference will be given to those who have served with the AmeriCorps UA Wildcat Corps program.
Graduate Students The University of Arizona Graduate College will provide up to a $5,000 fellowship match to the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for up to 3 students newly admitted to a graduate degree program at the University of Arizona.