FEMA Corps – Making a Difference When it Matters MostNovember 21, 2016 Every year, millions of individuals suffer the effects of natural and man-made disasters. FEMA Corps is an excellent way for those who have an interest in a career in emergency management or a related field to help.
Members are involved in projects within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). They are assigned to one of the four campuses:
- Pacific Region FEMA - Sacramento, CA
- North Central Region FEMA - Vinton, IA
- Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS
- Atlantic Region FEMA - Baltimore, MD
FEMA Corps Members receive a living allowance of about $4,000 for the 10 months of service; an education award of $5,730; housing; meals; basic medical benefits; and up to $400 a month for childcare, if necessary.
To apply, go to www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/fema-corps.