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AmeriCorps Farm to School Program

 

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Enrollment is open for the 2018-2019 service year
 
To apply for an AmeriCorps Farm to School service position, please fill out our application and return it to kara.helget@dpi.wi.gov.  A complete list of available service sites are listed in the AmeriCorps Member Application.
 

Member Benefits

Full-Time Members:

  • Total living allowance – $13,750
  • Education award (upon successful completion) - $5,920
  • Health insurance
  • Child care benefits
  • Attendance to a professional conference
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and training
  • Student loan deferment

Half-Time Members:

  • Total living allowance – $7,000
  • Education award (upon successful completion) - $2,960
  • Attendance to a professional conference
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and training
  • Student loan deferment

To learn more about what it’s like to be a member, check out AmeriCorps members, Alyssa Morris and Amberle Schwartz, along with their program director, Kara Helget, on 90FM Tuning Fork station's Farm to School episode!

AmeriCorps Contracts and Position Descriptions

2018-2019 contracts are coming soon!
 

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Thank you to all of our hard-working members this year!
You have made such a great impact on Wisconsin’s students.
 

Contact for more information:

Kara Helget, MS, RDN, CD
Phone: (715) 214-6080
E-Mail: kara.helget@dpi.wi.gov or AmeriCorpsF2S@dpi.wi.gov
 
This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or in most instances, religion. It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that, files a complaint about such discrimination. In addition to filing a complaint with local and state agencies that are responsible for resolving discrimination complaints, you may bring a complaint to the attention of the Corporation for National and Community Service. If you believe that you or others have been discriminated against, or if you want more information, contact:
 
Office of Civil Rights and Inclusiveness
Corporation for National and Community Service
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20525
(800) 833-3722 (TTY and reasonable accommodation line)
(202) 565-3465 (FAX); eo@cns.gov (email)