#MadeinAmeriCorps – Olivia Sickelka

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

AmeriCorps Program(s): Iowa Campus Compact AmeriCorps Program

Are you a current AmeriCorps member or alumni? Current member

What were you doing before joining AmeriCorps? Pursuing college degree at UNI

Who encouraged you to join AmeriCorps and what advice did they offer? I didn’t really know anything about AmeriCorps, I just saw a job opening and decided to interview and then was thrust into the world of AmeriCorps.

Why did you decide to join AmeriCorps? I didn’t really know anything about AmeriCorps, I just saw a job opening and decided to interview and then was thrust into the world of AmeriCorps.

What has made your AmeriCorps experience meaningful and worthwhile? My service through AmeriCorps has changed how I view my own life. I was blessed to be born into a world of opportunity, this has allowed me to help others who may not have the same opportunities and choices as myself.

What advice would you give someone interested in joining AmeriCorps? Advice I would give someone interested in joining AmeriCorps is to just have patience and faith. Some days will be harder than others and some things will not go as you have planned but you need to stick with it and give it your all and great things will come of it.

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