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UNITED WAY AMERICORPS SERVICE

UNITED WAY OF DOUGLAS COUNTY AMERICORPS

AmeriCorps is a national service program that connects over 80,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet community needs. United Way of Douglas County runs a state AmeriCorps program which places full-time AmeriCorps members in host sites in Douglas County for a 12-month period, typically starting August 1st.  AmeriCorps members work to improve the health of our community's most vulnerable members.  Upon completion of their service, members receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,8155 to pay for college, graduate school or to pay back qualified student loans.