NCCC- Leave Your Mark - National Service Inclusion Project

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AmeriCorps
National Civilian Community Corps
Corporation for National and
Community Service
Senior Corps
National Civilian
Community Corps
“NCCC”
AmeriCorps
VISTA
State &
National
Organizational Structure
Regional Campuses
National Headquarters
(Washington, DC)
Mission Statement
To strengthen communities and develop leaders
through team-based, national and community service.
The premise behind AmeriCorps NCCC is the belief
that helping communities “get things done” provides
valuable opportunities for young people to learn
practical skills and how to be civically engaged
citizens, while contributing to a better America.
The NCCC Experience
Team
Projects
Travel
Training
Benefits
Life After AmeriCorps
New Legislation
• Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act was
signed April 21, 2009.
• The Serve America Act will expand opportunities
for Americans to serve by dramatically increasing
AmeriCorps from its current 75,000 to 250,000
by 2017.
Disadvantaged Youth
The Serve America Act defines “disadvantaged youth”
as those youth who are economically disadvantaged
and one or more of the following:
• Who are out-of-school youth, including out-of-school youth
who are unemployed.
• Who are aging out of foster care.
• Who have limited English proficiency.
• Who are homeless or who have run away from home.
• Who are at-risk to leave secondary school without a diploma.
• Who are former juvenile offenders or at risk of delinquency.
• Who are individuals with disabilities.
Recruitment Partners
National Recruitment Partners
• National Guard Youth Challenge
• National Job Corps Association
• Casey Family Programs
• Covenant House
• YouthBuild USA
Campus Level/Regional Partners
Selection and Placement
NCCC uses a demographic survey to identify youth
from disadvantaged circumstances within our applicant
pool who do not come to us from our recruitment
partners.
The survey is used to identify:
• Economically Disadvantaged
•Free and Reduced Lunch
• Zip Codes
• Serve America Act Criteria
Applicant Numbers
Total New Profile Applicants
Winter 2010
Casey Family
Fall 2010
Winter 2011
Fall 2011
6
1
2
9
9
6
15
30
81
142
174
427
12
20
76
31
139
72
107
114
121
460
8
5
20
14
47
128
223
360
340
Covenant
House
Job Corps
Youth Build
Youth
Challenge
46
Regional
Total
Applicants
46
Winter 2012
Total
Member Numbers
Total New Profile Members
Winter 2010
Casey Family
Covenant House
Job Corps
Youth Build
Youth Challenge
23
Regional
YDC Survey
Total
Members
23
Fall 2010
Winter 2011
Fall 2011
Total
2
1
1
5
0
0
1
1
10
26
58
112
7
13
32
46
28
41
43
156
2
3
5
10
0
0
40
34
49
84
180
Total Member Numbers
Total Members
Winter 2010
Partnering
Organizations
Atlantic
North Central
Fall 2010
Pacific
Casey Family Programs
Winter 2011
Southwest
Southern
Atlantic
1
1
1
North Central
Fall 2011
Pacific
Southern
1
Covenant House
1
Job Corps
4
4
Youth Build
5
2
9
3
Youth Challenge
Southwest
19
4
Regional
2
16
2
14
12
17
31
10
4
9
14
15
3
26
15
23
14
6
1
2
YDC (Survey)
5
11
9
20
Total YDC Per Campus
19
4
18
12
19
46
38
65
76
39
Total CMs Per Campus
212
79
282
285
139
205
168
277
294
72
% YDC Per Campus
8.96%
5.06%
6.38%
4.21%
13.67%
22.44%
22.62%
22.38%
24.15%
54.16%
Total YDC Per Term
23
49
84
180
Total CMs Per Term
291
706
373
643
% YDC Per Term
7.90%
6.94%
22.52%
27.99%
% YDC Per Class
7.90%
12.98%
27.99%
Member Demographic
Snapshot
Ethnicity
• 9.4% African American
• 2.4% Asian
• 72.8% Caucasian
• 2.1% Hispanic/Latino
• 7.4% Multi-Racial
• 0.7% Native American
• 5.2% Not Provided
Gender
• 44.4% Male
• 55.6% Female
Education
• 4.5% Less than High School
• 21.7% High School Diploma or GED
• 23.3% Some College
• 50.5% College Graduate
based on Class XVII(2010-2011)
How to Apply
Apply online at AmeriCorps.gov/NCCC
or
Toll free: 800-942-2677 (TTY 800-833-3722)
AmeriCorps NCCC is a program of the Corporation for National
and Community Service, the federal agency that improves lives,
strengthens communities, and fosters civic engagement through
service and volunteering. NCCC offers service opportunities to
those 18-24 without regard to race, color, national origin,
disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, political affiliation,
and other non-merit factors. Applicants must be U.S. citizens,
U.S. nationals, or lawful, permanent resident aliens.
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