AmeriCorps Guide


 
 

AmeriCorps Eligibility

Read this important information to determine if you are eligible to be an AmeriCorps member, including activities that may not be assigned to you as an AmeriCorps member.

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AmeriCorps Orientation

 

Once a student had been accepted into AmeriCorps, he or she should complete the online AmeriCorps Orientation Training before enrolling as an official AmeriCorps Member.

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Bonner Web Based Reporting System (BWBRS)

 

In order to receive your AmeriCorps Award at Siena you will need to become familiar with the Bonner Web Based Reporting System (BWBRS). When you log onto BWBRS you will land on the homepage where you can review any messages from the foundation as well as to keep track of your AmeriCorps paperwork.

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Create a New Position or Training

 

If you would like to create a new position or training and fit into one of the categories below, let us know about your idea by completing this survey.

  • To log hours against a position that is not available on BWBRS
  • Create a CLA against a position that is not available in BWBRS
  • To log hours for a Training or Enrichment Event that you attended

NEW POSITION OR TRAINING SURVEY >>

 

Community Learning Agreements

 

A Community Learning Agreements (CLA) is a key document that each Academic AmeriCorps Fellow must complete.You must describe your duties and their impact in the community, talk about the effect that you are trying to create in your target population, what are you hoping to learn from this experience.

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AmeriCorps Award

 

Once you have finished your hours it is important that you make an appointment with your BWBRS administrator WITHIN 5 DAYS. In this meeting you will do a brief evaluation of your AmeriCorps term and will submit the exit form. Once this is done you are on your way to recieving your AmeriCorps Award! An AmeriCorps Award is not money that you get in-hand; it is money that is set aside for you to apply toward tuition or student loans. In order to set this up, go to americorps.gov and create and account.

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AmeriCorps FAQ

 
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