Definitions for "AmeriCorps"
See National and Community Service.
Federal program that provides funds to pay "volunteers" for community-based work.
AmeriCorps is a network of volunteer and community service programs throughout the United States which works to meet needs in education, public safety, health and the environment. Members of AmeriCorps gain valuable work experience and, after completing a term of service, are eligible for education awards to attend college or pay back student loans.