This week, we are highlighting AmeriCorps Iowa members. Follow us all week to learn more about how AmeriCorps members #getthingsdone.
AmeriCorps Program(s): Green Iowa AmeriCorps – Sustainable Schools
Are you a current AmeriCorps member or alumni? Current member
What were you doing before joining AmeriCorps? Getting my BA in Environmental Policy from Luther College!
Who encouraged you to join AmeriCorps and what advice did they offer? My college advisor, Rachel Brummel, told me it would be great experience for the kind of work that I want to do!
Why did you decide to join AmeriCorps? I wanted to build up my resume and skills while helping people and the planet.
What has made your AmeriCorps experience meaningful and worthwhile? Getting to work with kids and revitalizing my passion for sustainability! The kids’ excitement about it really helps me to feel hopeful about the future of the planet!
What advice would you give someone interested in joining AmeriCorps? I would say DO IT! It is an awesome and supportive organization where you can do just about anything you want to do while helping people.