What is an AmeriCorps member?

Civic Works AmeriCorps members spend one year or one summer serving Baltimore’s communities. In return, they receive a stipend, training, and an education award that can be used for college, trade school, or to repay qualified student loans.

Our AmeriCorps members tutor students, grow food, create community gardens, repair homes, provide energy education, and more. They represent a diverse range of ages and backgrounds.

Open Positions

Youth Educator: 1700 Hour AmeriCorps Member
Civic Works, Inc. seeks an individual with a demonstrated passion for youth education, food justice, community development and the environment to help coordinate Baltimore Orchard Project’s Youth Education program. The Youth Educator will develop curriculum involving science, art, and culture to teach students how to properly care for their orchards. Daily tasks will include teaching classes k-12, writing curriculum, designing schoolyard landscapes, collaborating within the BOP team and developing BOP’s educational partnerships.

Orchard Organizer: 1700 Hour AmeriCorps Member
Civic Works’ Baltimore Orchard Project seeks an outgoing individual with a passion for food justice, community development, and the environment. The BOP Americorps Orchard Organizer will serve with community members throughout Baltimore to provide assistance with growing community orchards. They will foster new relationships with potential planting partners as well as strengthen relationships with past stewardship partners.

A listing of open AmeriCorps positions at Civic Works can be found here.

Who is eligible to join AmeriCorps?

In order to be a Civic Works AmeriCorps member, you must be:
• At least 17 years old;
• A U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident alien; and
• Able to pass a drug test and sex offender registry check