AmeriCorps Student Success Program

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The AmeriCorps Student Success Program has AmeriCorps members in 75 schools across the state of Utah. Program members advocate for and support students who are struggling with literacy, attendance, academics, credit recovery, and social/emotional challenges. Members serving in these schools receive a monthly living allowance during their term of service and an education award at the close of their service year. 

Service Area
This program operates in the following school districts:
Alpine, Box Elder, Davis, Granite, Guadalupe, Logan, Millard, Morgan, North Sanpete, Ogden, South Sanpete, Salt Lake City, Washington, Wayne, and Weber.


Contact Information
Saren Loosli, AmeriCorps Program Director
sloosli@uwnu.org
801-399-5584
>Visit the AmeriCorps Student Success Program website


Apply to serve

Top reasons that members like serving with the AmeriCorps Student Success Program:


  1. Working with students and helping them to succeed
  2. Developing skills that will benefit a career path in education, social work, counseling, and many other fields
  3. Networking with schools and teachers (many members transition to other positions at their service sites after completing their terms)
  4. Making a difference in their communities
  5. Working with volunteers 
  6. Collaborating with peers, teachers, and specialists to increase their knowledge
  7. Education award
  8. Monthly living allowance
  9. Being a part of a solution to a problem
  10. Getting things done for America

Qualifications to serve with the AmeriCorps Student Success Program:


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • US Citizenship, Lawful permanent resident, and/or asylee*
  • Age 18+ years
  • Works well with children
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills preferred including experience with spreadsheets (training is available)
  • Able to serve during typical school hours
  • Able to work on-site at either elementary or secondary schools
  • Good organization skills
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Desire to make a difference in your community



*Citizens of the US include persons born in Puerto Rico, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Nationals of the US include persons born in America Samoa, including Swains Island.

**Generally, you are a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US if you are a US permanent resident with (i) a Permanent Resident Card, INS Form I-551; (ii) an Alien Registration Receipt Card, INS Form I-551, (iii) a passport indicating that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence; or (iv) an I-94 indicating that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence. NOTE: A student visa does not confer eligibility to enroll in an AmeriCorps program.

*** You are an asylee if you have a Form I-94 with asylum granted stamp; form I-766 with Category "A5", "A05", or "A-5"; or an Order of the Immigration Judge granting asylum.