1400 W. Augusta Blvd Chicago, IL 60642
773-278-7471
americorpsstaff@nush.org

Become a Junior AmeriCorps Member

The Project YES! Jr. AmeriCorps program provides an opportunity for highschool juniors, seniors ,and college students to become AmeriCorps members in order to provide education, mentorship, and service activities to school age children at local non-for-profit organizations in Chicago. 

To apply, please submit an application and the required documents to Program Coordinator Christry Fresas at cfresas@nush.org.

Required Documents

1

A Completed Application

-Project YES! Jr. Application
-Project YES! Jr. AmeriCorps Emergency Form
-Reference Form

2

Background Check Information

-Criminal History Authorization Form
-Child Abuse Neglect Tracking System Form

3

Government Issued Identification

-A State ID, Driver’s License, Passport, or Legal Permanent Resident Card

Minimum Applicant Requirements

– Be at least 17 years of age
– Be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

Compensation and Benefits

– Living Stipend of $1,200
– $1,100 Education Award given upon completion of the service
– Invaluable training and experience