#MadeinAmeriCorps – Sarah Perkins

This week, we are highlighting AmeriCorps Iowa members. Follow us all week to learn more about how AmeriCorps members #getthingsdone.


AmeriCorps Program(s): AmeriCorps VISTA – Riverview Center

Are you a current AmeriCorps member or alumni? Current member

What were you doing before joining AmeriCorps? Attending the University of Iowa to get my Bachelors degree.

Who encouraged you to join AmeriCorps and what advice did they offer? N/A – I found it on Hirehawk.

Why did you decide to join AmeriCorps? I didn’t get into graduate school the first try, so I am now getting experience.

What has made your AmeriCorps experience meaningful and worthwhile? What I am learning, and when you hear you have helped reach clients through my outreach.

What advice would you give someone interested in joining AmeriCorps? Do research on your host site.

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