The AmeriCorps Experience: Transformation through Service

Reports and Publications
May 2018
Andrea Whitsett, David Schlinkert, Sofia Mastikhina

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) helps over 80,000 AmeriCorps members find a service placement annually. CNCS also conducts research on the outcomes of its programming at universities across the country and has partnered with Morrison Institute for Public Policy for a second time to better understand the employability and employment outcomes of AmeriCorps members. This year's study expands upon Morrison Institute’s 2016 analysis of Arizona's AmeriCorps programs to five states across the country. The findings from this study suggest that strong personal and professional networks emerge within the AmeriCorps program, which leads to positive employment outcomes.