We’re still accepting applications in select states.

As a FoodCorps service member, you can help kids learn what healthy food is, care where it comes from, and eat it every day.

FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities.

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Because you’ll make a measurable and visible change in a high-need community. Because you’ll meet amazing people. Because you’ll be challenged. Because you’ll grow.

— Graham Downey, former service member

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  • What You'll Do

    You’ll teach hands-on lessons to elementary school students and help make healthy food part of the whole school curriculum.

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  • Where You’ll Serve

    You’ll serve in one of our service states or the D.C. Metro Area. When you apply, you can choose up to three location preferences.

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  • Benefits

    Not only will you receive a stipend and educational benefits, but you’ll also make a direct impact in schools, gain professional skills, and become part of a network of changemakers.

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  • Eligibility

    In addition to some requirements for becoming a FoodCorps AmeriCorps service member, we are also seeking standout community leaders with a commitment to public service.

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Application Timeline

February 8, 2021 Application period opens
March 2021 States review applications as they are submitted
April 2021 First round of phone interviews begins
May 2021 Virtual site interviews take place
June 2021 Decisions and offers sent to applicants

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