Become a Member

By the end of a Member’s term of service, the NJ Bonner AmeriCorps program is committed to providing Members with a positive service experience designed to not only produce the desired community impact, but also provide them with marketable job skills and instill a life-long service ethic. NJ Bonner AmeriCorps Members will be trained to implement effective evidence based practices related to youth education, job training and food security. They will also undergo high-quality training to gain and refine the skills necessary to meet their service objectives.


To serve in the NJ Bonner AmeriCorps Program, an individual must: 

  • Be a US Citizen, National or Legal Permanent Resident;
  • Successfully complete a three-part criminal history check which includes the National Sex Offender Public Website, a check of the designated state repository in New Jersey and in the state the Member resides at the time of application, and a Self-Certification.  Please contact Program Manager, Kristi Cordier, if you have an applicant who resides in a state other than IL, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN or VA.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED or be actively working towards a diploma or GED; and
  • Be at least 17 years of age

Application: click here for the application packet to become a New Jersey Bonner AmeriCorps Member. 


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