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 our service 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
|February 8, 2021||Application period opens|
|March 2021||States review applications as they are submitted|
|April 2021||First round of phone interviews begins|
|May 2021||Virtual site interviews take place|
|June 2021||Decisions and offers 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.
Here’s what to expect from the rest of the application process and some tips and tricks for preparing for interviews.
Applying to serve with FoodCorps? Here’s what to highlight in your service member application.
Ready to apply to become a FoodCorps AmeriCorps service member? Check out our applications tips before you get started.