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About the Habitat for Humanity of Iowa AmeriCorps Program:

What is AmeriCorps?

Habitat AmeriCorps members help local affiliates and nonprofits across the state of Iowa engage communities, build homes, and mobilize volunteers to expand opportunities for low income families to have safe and affordable housing in Iowa. Example positions

AmeriCorps is a government funded program designed to engage Americans in full or part time service to help their local communities and build the skills and experience of the member. Habitat for Humanity of Iowa has worked in collaboration with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and Volunteer Iowa to provide service opportunities across the state of Iowa since 2001.

Habitat for Humanity of Iowa operates two AmeriCorps programs; AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps State. The AmeriCorps State members focus on providing direct services. The AmeriCorps VISTA program focuses on building capacity and sustainability in the program. Both programs offer unique learning experiences for the members. Differences between AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps State . 

For more information about AmeriCorps, contact our office at 515-266-6886.

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