Why Join AmeriCorps?


Be a part of something bigger.

Gain real-world experience and develop professional skills with a purpose. Help solve community problems on the ground level and make a difference in the lives of those around you.


Pathway to education and employment.

Serving with AmeriCorps allows you to make a difference in Wyoming while receiving a monthly stipend, money to pay for college, student loan deferment, training, health benefits, and future job opportunities with leading employers.

Find your purpose.

Serving with AmeriCorps is your opportunity to open doors for your future while making a tangible impact throughout Wyoming communities.

Wyoming Needs YOU

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a way to serve Wyoming and our country while supporting your goals and finding your purpose. AmeriCorps members make things safer, stronger, and healthier for our communities by tutoring children, rebuilding after disasters, protecting the environment, feeding the hungry, and so much more.

Members of all ages and backgrounds tackle different problems to help communities succeed. AmeriCorps members can spend anywhere from three months to a year dedicating their time and skills to serve nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based organizations.

Through serving, AmeriCorps members can build their pathway to future opportunities and receive benefits including money for college, student loan deferment, training and skill development, health benefits, childcare support, and job opportunities with leading employers all while making Wyoming a better place.


Anyone can be a member and you have the power to make a difference by serving with AmeriCorps.

How to Get Started ​

Building a pathway to your future is easy with these four steps to becoming an AmeriCorps member.



Fill out an Interest Form



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Meet with Member Support 



Fill out an AmeriCorps application



Give back, be a part of something bigger, and create your pathway to education or employment by serving with AmeriCorps State. Members will solve community problems and gain real world work experience and professional development while inspiring learning, protecting the environment, creating economic opportunity, responding to disaster, improving community wellbeing, and honoring veterans.

Serving with AmeriCorps is a great opportunity for someone searching for their next step, interested in building professional skills, or looking to earn money for college. Along with making a direct impact in your community, members benefit through monthly living allowance, health insurance, childcare support, training, student loan deferment, a 10-point job preference for federal employment and more. Set yourself up for success by serving with AmeriCorps.


Serve where the need is greatest with AmeriCorps VISTA. Members who join AmeriCorps VISTA create and expand programs designed to empower individuals and communities in overcoming poverty. You’ll have the opportunity to work with organizations focused on education, public health, climate change, access to benefits, and more. Members further their unique, professional skills to build capacity in communities and pursue activities such as fundraising, grant writing, research, and volunteer recruitment.

Similar to AmeriCorps State, members who serve with AmeriCorps VISTA receive perks including a monthly living allowance, money for college, health insurance, childcare support, training, student loan deferment, a 10-point job preference for federal employment and more. Lift communities and fight poverty by serving with AmeriCorps VISTA.


Help others and find a sense of belonging by volunteering with AmeriCorps Senior. Available for people 55 and older, AmeriCorps Senior is your opportunity to stay active, use your unique talents, improve your wellbeing, and make a positive impact in your community. As an AmeriCorps Senior volunteer, you choose how you want to give back. Whether that’s helping a child learn to read, delivering groceries, or supporting a struggling family, you can give back in your own way.

There are many reasons to get involved in AmeriCorps Senior. Your hours dedicated to helping others through volunteering count towards Presidential Service Awards and Wyoming Jefferson Awards. AmeriCorps Senior members also receive mileage reimbursement for on-site travel and supplemental vehicle insurance. Discover your sense of belonging in your community and volunteer with AmeriCorps Senior today.

Serve. Learn. Grow.

Benefits of Joining

AmeriCorps members can spend anywhere from three months to a year dedicating their time to improving Wyoming’s communities. During this time, members make significant impacts in their community, build their own professional or educational pathway, and receive Member benefits including:

Serving Wyoming for over 25 Years.


Informed choice for your service journey

AmeriCorps FAQ

AmeriCorps is a national program that brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities.

ServeWyoming is your local connection to serving with AmeriCorps. ServeWyoming administers AmeriCorps opportunities throughout Wyoming connecting people to local and national service opportunities.

No previous qualifications, skills, or training is required. AmeriCorps acts as a learning or professional development opportunity.

No previous qualifications, skills, or training is required. AmeriCorps acts as a learning or professional development opportunity.

ServeWyoming Member Support can assist you with AmeriCorps questions, forms, and other inquiries. Contact us today with your questions.

ServeWyoming provides all available AmeriCorps programs in Wyoming here. Contact our Member Support for questions about available programs and how to join.

Check out ServeWyoming’s simple, four-step process to get started.


Stay connected

Stay connected with the distinguished group of 4,500 AmeriCorps members in Wyoming who, like you, have helped make a difference and solved difficult problems in their communities. Joining AmeriCorps Alumni network connects you to resources that support your lifetime of service. As an Alum, you can share your story to inspire others to serve and stay in the know about AmeriCorps events, news, and jobs. Take the next step in your journey after serving and join AmeriCorps Alumni.

ServeWyoming AmeriCorps Programs

The ARI Wyoming AmeriCorps Rural Intermediary Program partners with small, rural, and fledgling community-based organizations to transform emergency response efforts into programs that address the core issues that create poverty, health disparities, and food insecurity to begin with.

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The Antelope Butte Foundation works with AmeriCorps members to serve in the Antelope Butte Youth Recreation Corps, providing affordable and accessible youth recreation programming 20-30 hours per week in Big Horn and Sheridan County.

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The primary purpose of Excel Academy is to provide a safe and fun learning environment. Students will engage in daily enrichment opportunities that will allow them to grow and flourish in all aspects of their educational experience.

Excel Academy is a certified K-12, non-parochial, private school licensed by the Wyoming Department of Education, which meets all statewide requirements. Excel Academy utilizes a curriculum that is accredited.


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The Food Bank of Wyoming provides food and necessities to people in need through signature programs and by teaming up with over 160 Hunger Relief Partners to serve communities across the State with the help of AmeriCorps members.

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Valued for its ability to bring inspiration, accessibility, and equity to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, the SAE International A World In Motion® (AWIM®) program is highly regarded for its unrivaled efforts to increase teacher/volunteer capacity, confidence, and competence to facilitate STEM/STEAM learning. By combining experiential learning with volunteer mentorship, AWIM delivers measurable impact to increase student engagement and achievement. Through an inquiry-based learning framework, students engage in hands-on projects where they must directly apply creativity and skills to meet specified requirements. This provides authentic experience in a safe environment where ingenuity is encouraged and failure is a positive, enriching experience to spark curiosity, develop entrepreneurial spirit, and ignite STEM potential.

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At the Science Zone our members to support our mission to increase access to STEM educational opportunities for children and families. Our AmeriCorps program is one reason that we were able to offer 18 different camps during the summer for youth from the ages of 5-15.  We often tailor the camp offerings to the particular skill set of unique members such as Lego robotics, animal science, and adventure camps. One of the most significant impacts that our AmeriCorps members have had is that we now offer free Family Nights every Thursday. We provide onboarding and very robust professional training in classroom management, lesson development, servant leadership, communication, and Wilderness First Aid certification. Members we have the opportunity to work with are are always very excited that they will be able to utilize this program whether it be to learn a foreign language, increase their job skills, or just for personal educational purposes.

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The Teton Science Schools (TSS) AmeriCorps program develops service members as educators. Our service members are actively engaged in growing Science, Technology,  Engineering, and Math (STEM) literacy in the community. Through involvement with TSS and other local partners, service members develop resources, empower citizens, and enact lasting change in Jackson Hole. Service is split between TSS field education and project work with a partner organization local to Jackson, WY.  With TSS field education, the service term will progress through various stages of training, observation, co-teaching, planning, and implementing educational programs. The partner project provides an opportunity to serve with a local nonprofit to help strengthen the Jackson community and meet the community’s needs. These projects range from program and curriculum development to analysis and research, social media content creation, and more.

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The Wyoming Conservation Corps promotes individual development, stewardship, and education through localized national service, by carrying out the highest caliber of service for Wyoming’s public lands through AmeriCorps. Participation in the program provides members with an opportunity to learn firsthand the complexity involved with current natural resource management decisions in Wyoming.

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Providing a safe and stable home to develop sustainable independence for students ages16-20 experiencing homelessness.

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The University of Wyoming Extension proposes to have 24 AmeriCorps members who will expand the organizational capacity of extension offices within each county and the Wind River Indian Reservation offices of UWE. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for assisting Extension Educators expand capacity in regards to developing resources, policies, systems, and procedures in relation to volunteer coordination,
communication coordination and/or direct education, depending on the needs assessment from each county location.

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