Our Programs

Service site applications for program year 2021-22 are now being accepted.

Click the icons below for details on each of our AmeriCorps programs!

Washington Service Corps established 1983

Washington Service Corps

WSC partners with non-profit, government, community and faith-based organizations who are working to address unmet needs in their communities.

Washington Reading Corps

WRC partners with schools, community programs, and early learning centers to improve reading and literacy skills for Pre-K through Grade 4 students.

Washington Service Corps program

The program at a glance

In return for your investment in the WSC AmeriCorps program, your member(s) will come with a passion for serving others and making a difference in the community, while wanting to learn skills they can use in their professional career.

The member will be eligible for WSC health insurance, a monthly living allowance, childcare assistance, and -upon successful completion of a service term- an education award equal in value to the current Pell grant.

Who is eligible to be a WSC partner?

Where does your project fit?

Each project must address critical, pressing needs of the local community, focused on one of the following areas:

Interested in hosting WSC AmeriCorps members?

Click the link below to learn more about what it takes to be an AmeriCorps project site, and how to apply!

No longer accepting applications

All available WSC AmeriCorps slots have been awarded for PY20 -21.

Independent evaluations

For more information about our program support services, review our independent evaluation from 2020.

Washington Reading Corps program

The program at a glance

The Washington Reading Corps is actively engaged in improving literacy in communities, local schools, and learning centers throughout the state. In collaboration with the state’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, projects in this program focus on:

In this program, AmeriCorps member placements are awarded to your organization. We provide ParaReading training to members, while you provide project orientation, direct oversight, mentorship, and skill-building throughout the program year.

In return for your investment in the Reading Corps program, your member(s) will come with a passion for serving others and making a difference in the community, while wanting to learn skills they can use in their professional career.

The typical service term for a member is a minimum of 10.5 months and 1,700 hours.The typical program year begins in September. The member will be eligible for health insurance, a monthly living allowance, childcare assistance, and -upon successful completion of a service term- an education award equal in value to the current Pell grant.

Who is eligible to be a WRC partner?

No longer accepting applications

All available WRC AmeriCorps slots have been awarded for PY20 -21.

Independent evaluations

For more information about the Reading Corps program, review our independent evaluations from 2015 and 2019.