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CAC AmeriCorps Members receive modest benefits to allow them to serve on a full-time basis with our community partners. 

NEW for 2020-2021 – Entire Corps

  • 20% Off Tuition at Carson Newman University – MBA Nonprofit Leadership (online)
    for CAC AmeriCorps Members and Alums!  Serve and earn your MBA concurrently.  Cost of tuition 100% covered by 2 full education awards.

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For AmeriCorps State (Environmental)

  • A modest Living allowance of up to $14,000 distributed over 47 weeks or $595.74 every two weeks (before taxes).
  • Health insurance premium subsidy paid by program for members who are covered by a Bronze, Silver, or Gold plan in the health insurance marketplace (healthcare.gov) and  are not already covered by a parent, spouse, Medicaid, Medicare, or Military healthcare benefits.
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Education Award of $6,195 (2020-2021) after completion of 1,700 hour service term (11 months).
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Access to an engaged base of Alums in the region.
  • Assistance with finding housing.
  • Learn More About State/National benefits.

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