Strengthening America through Service and Conservation

Corps are locally-based organizations that engage young adults and post-9/11 veterans in service addressing recreation, conservation, disaster response, and community needs. Through a defined term of service, Corps participants – or “Corpsmembers” – gain work experience and develop in-demand skills.

Founded in 1985, The Corps Network is the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps. Our 130 Corps across the country provide young adults and veterans the opportunity to serve our country through projects on public lands and in rural and urban communities. The Corps Network supports Corps by advocating on their behalf, providing access to funding and projects, and offering expertise in Corps operations and programming.

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Health Insurance

The Corps Network Health Plan is an Affordable Care Act and Minimum Essential Coverage compliant health insurance plan geared towards AmeriCorps members. Learn more.

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Contributions and Donations

The Corps Network is a 501 (c)(3). The programs, services, and advocacy we coordinate would not be possible without the contributions of businesses, foundations, government agencies, and individuals.

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Conferences and Events

Our annual events include our National Conference (February), the Great Outdoors Day of Service (June), and the Corps Rendezvous (November). Click below to learn about the Rendezvous, Nov. 1-3, 2019.

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Members Only

Among other benefits, Member organizations of The Corps Network have access to resources, grant information, and the ability to post positions on our Jobs at Corps page. Access the Member Portal.

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Corpsmember Hub

Learn what Corpsmembers and Corps alums are up to. This page features blogs, photos and other original content submitted by Corps staff, as well as young adults and veterans serving in Corps across the country.

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Latest Corps News VIEW ALL

  • 08/15/19– Participate in the “Moment of Voice” Blog Series... READ MORE
  • 08/02/19– Get Involved in National Public Lands Day 2019... READ MORE
  • 07/11/19– Save the Date: 2019 Corps Rendezvous... READ MORE
  • 07/08/19– Corpsmembers Help Prepare New Cabins at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite... READ MORE
  • 07/01/19– Join Us in Having a Moment of Voice... READ MORE
  • 06/27/19– Corpsmembers with Mile High Youth Corps share why they #ServeOutdoors... READ MORE
  • 06/25/19– Why Corpsmembers choose to #ServeOutdoors... READ MORE

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