Government Supported Organizations Careers

Government-Supported & Non-Profit Organizations Careers--AmeriCorps

A Psychology degree can lead to working for AmeriCorps

Americorp is a government supported agency (part of the Corporation for National and Community Service) created by President Clinton in 1993. It involves over 50,000 Americans each year. Americorps was designed to offer young workers a stipend (a set amount of money paid for services) in order to have these workers provide support to non-profit agencies, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups. They cover work in education, public safety, health care and environmental protection. Members are expected to complete 1,700 hours of service, work well with others from diverse backgrounds, must be willing to work longer than an 8-hour day, and be willing to work in locations across the US. Some people mistakenly think that you just sign up for Americorps and you automatically get in--that is far from the truth. You must apply for AmeriCorp and they are quite selective about choosing who will join the organization.

Salary Information

indeed.com lists the average yearly income for an Americorps worker at $22,000. In addition, there are education awards that can be used later for college--click here to read about these awards.

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Government-Supported and Non-Profit Organizations Careers--Peace Corps

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Government-Supported & Non-Profit Organizations Careers--Peace Corps

Working in the Peace Corps after earning your Psychology degree

The Peace Corps is a government-supported organization that was started during the administration of President Kennedy, and its mission involves Americans working in other countries. It provides technical assistance in the areas of social and economic development to these countries, at the same time working to have Americans understand other cultures and vice versa. Peace Corps volunteers typically serve for two years and can ask for an extension of service. It must be noted that getting selected to be a Peace Corps volunteer is very selective. One thing you can do to improve your selection chances is to be fluent in a foreign language.

Salary Information

glassdoor.com lists the average yearly income for a Peace Corps worker at $4,000.

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Government-Supported and Non-Profit Organizations Careers--AmeriCorps

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