What is AmeriCorps?

An Overview of AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that gives people the chance to serve in locations across the country.

OneStar Foundation administers AmeriCorps Texas, which pairs members with nonprofits, public agencies and faith-based and community organizations to help them tackle social challenges. AmeriCorps Texas gives members the opportunity to strengthen Texas communities while being part of a national service movement.

  • Is a cost effective solution to America's toughest problems
  • Expands education and economic opportunity
  • Strengthens the impact of our nations nonprofits

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is the federal agency created to connect all Americans with an opportunity to serve their communities and their country, in partnership with state service commissions like OneStar. AmeriCorps provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds with intensive full- and part-time opportunities to serve their communities and help grassroots organizations meet local needs. 

Become an AmeriCorps Member

Bring the AmeriCorps Program to your Organization

Additional Links

Below are links to more information about other streams of national service and related programs: