How to Apply

To become a LifeBridge Member, apply online!

LifeBridge AmeriCorps is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 program year. 

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Opportunity

  • Healthy Future members will facilitate an opioid prevention program to students in grades 6-12;
     

  • Economic Opportunity members provide Money Smart financial literacy training to low-income adults in West Virginia and provide informational and referral assistance to those in need; and
     

  • VetCorps members provide peer-to-peer support for veterans and military families across the state of
    West Virginia.

LifeBridge AmeriCorps members provide services within their communities through service projects, information and referrals, outreach events, and so much more. Our members receive training and gain life-long marketable job skills.

Benefits

Members will serve approximately

35-40 hours per week. With a signed contract committing to one year of service, LifeBridge AmeriCorps members receive many benefits, including:

  • Living Allowance of $16,000
     

  • Educational Award $6,345
     

  • AmeriCorps Member Health Care Plan (individual member plan only)
     

  • Leadership training
     

  • Federal college loan forbearance
     

  • Childcare (income based eligibility requirements)
     

  • Travel reimbursement to LifeBridge training and events

Eligibility

To enroll in the LifeBridge AmeriCorps program, an individual must:

  • Be a United States citizen,
    a United States national, or a lawful permanent resident alien
    of the United States

     

  • Be at least 18 years of age
     

  • Have a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
     

  • Submit to a FBI criminal background check
     

  • Submit to a nation sex
    offender check

     

  • Valid Driver's License
     

  • Be a veteran or an immediate family member of a veteran
    (Vet Corps ONLY)

 

Slots still available for nonprofit agencies & schools

There are still member slots available. If your organization or an organization you know of could benefit from AmeriCorps, please contact us at

304-340-3593.

 

Looking for individuals who want to make a difference in their communities

If you or someone you know is interested in committing one year to making a real difference in the lives of individuals and families living in YOUR communities, please contact us and find out how you can become an AmeriCorps member - 

304-340-3593.

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