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
Are you a current AmeriCorps member or alumni? Current member
What were you doing before joining AmeriCorps? Server at hotel/bar/grill
Who encouraged you to join AmeriCorps and what advice did they offer? Dewey McConville, NAMI president.
Why did you decide to join AmeriCorps? Faith and passion for helping others.
What has made your AmeriCorps experience meaningful and worthwhile? The relationships and knowledge that I’ve gained.
What advice would you give someone interested in joining AmeriCorps? If you stick with it, it’s definitely worth the experience.