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North Carolina - Activating Citizenship Through Service (NC-ACTS) is an AmeriCorps Program in which current students can participate.

NC-ACTS is a great opportunity for students who are dedicated to helping in their community (who are either already involved or looking to get involved).


Students have a calendar year to complete 300 hours of service in one of the following areas (Education, Human Needs/Services, and Volunteer Recruitment/Capacity Building). Participating students will receive a $1,000 education award through the Corporation for National and Community Service  after completing their volunteer hours and exit paperwork.

Participating students are required to complete a commitment agreement, enrollment and exit paperwork, serve their volunteer hours every week, turn in a monthly time log and participate in at least two reflection sessions.

Submitting an application and going through an interview does not guarantee your ability to participate in the program.

Please click here to view the NC-ACTS website. This site also has commonly used forms for the program.

 Please click here to dowload the Elon University NC-ACTS Commitment Agreement


For more information about this opportunity, contact Katharine Baas of the Kernodle Center for Service Learning. She can also be reached at 336-278-7249.