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.
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
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.Learn more
Where You’ll Serve
You’ll serve in one of 17 states or the D.C. Metro Area. When you apply, you can choose up to three location preferences.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
|January 10, 2020||Application period opens|
|February to March 2020||Initial phone screenings begin|
|April 30, 2020||Application period closes; final deadline to apply|
|April to May 2020||Phone interviews begin|
|May to June 2020||Virtual site reviews take place|
|June 2020||Decisions and offers will be sent to applicants|
Want to make your application stand out? Check out our tips on what makes a stellar application. You can also preview or print the application here.
It’s time to submit your application to be a FoodCorps service member! Don’t wait to send it in—there’s one big reason to apply now.
Watch our Facebook LIVE to learn how to make your service member application shine! FoodCorps alumni and our recruitment staff answered questions about this year’s application and their respective experiences as former AmeriCorps service members.
Three alumni share how their experiences with FoodCorps led them to exciting and meaningful careers post-service.