AmeriCorps National Community Service Mesa United Way

Did you ever think you could get paid for volunteering read our latest Press Release?

With Operation Second Wind you can; with a minimum 320 hour a year commitment (part-time) you could receive a “living allowance stipend” plus an education award at the end of your service to be use toward student loans or continuing education for doing good work in the community, if you are 55 or older you can even assign the education award to a direct decedent.  Bridging AZ is working with Mesa United Way to offer full and part time positions.  It works like the PeaceCorps but you would work on domestic issues right here in Mesa Arizona.  Veterans encouraged to apply.

Positions available supporting The Veterans Furniture Project:

VISTA Positions

Apply: NOW starts September 1 2017 for one year of service

 AmeriCorps Positions (part-time)

Funding cycle: Starts Sept. 1st 2017

Woodshop Instructor/Facilitator Grant research and writer Networking Professional  Furniture Builder Furniture Designer
Welder Metal working trainer  Program Development Ebay and sales Welder Metalworker Ebay and Craigslist seller Special Event Coordinator

Full time positions (minimum 1,700 hours a year) start September 1st 2017, applications being accepted NOW.  Pay (living allowance stipend) $910 per month plus an additional $200 for living expenses and $5,775.00 education award.  For more information contact or

Part-time positions are a minimum of 10 hours per week and you can receive a stipend of $100-$200 per week plus portion of the education award.

Other Benefits:

The AmeriCorps loan forbearance benefit allows members to postpone regular monthly loan payments while serving as an AmeriCorps member.