AmeriCorps Now Accepting Applications for 2021 – 2022 Program Year

The AmeriCorps program of Northwest Florida State College is now accepting applications for 12 full-time positions for the 2021 – 2022 program year.

AmeriCorps is a component of the National Service Network. Its goal is to engage Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help meet communities’ critical education, public safety, environmental and other human needs.

AmeriCorps is an opportunity for individuals to make a big difference in their own lives and in the lives of those around them. This program gives members a chance to apply skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.

This year-long program will serve Okaloosa and Walton Counties. The program focus is environmental stewardship with an educational component of an environmental STEM curriculum and restoration. The program has 3 primary focus areas: 1. the implementation of the Grasses in Classes STEM curriculum, 2. restoration, beautification, maintenance and the development in our unique coastal dune lakes and 3. Environmental Field support to restore habitat for threatened and endangered species.

For a full list of member responsibilities and qualifications, visit For more information about the AmeriCorps program, contact Program Director Laurie Von Kaenel at (850) 729-6037 or

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