The AmeriCorps Benefits the Community Program, better known as ABC AmeriCorps, is a national service program sponsored by Sauk Valley Community College, and serving Lee, Whiteside, Carroll, Ogle, Bureau, LaSalle, Livingston, Henry and Rock Island counties in central and northwest Illinois.
The mission of ABC AmeriCorps
The mission of ABC AmeriCorps is to work with children, youth and families throughout the community through education programs and community-based agencies to increase academic and life skills.
As an AmeriCorps Member, you will receive a wealth of benefits. Perhaps the biggest benefit you will experience when you join AmeriCorps is the satisfaction of incorporating service into your life and making a difference in your community and your country. Whether you are tutoring kids, building homes, clearing trails or helping to start a local health clinic you will see the direct results of your work. But there is more. As an AmeriCorps member, you'll be eligible for a variety of benefits that make the dedication of a year of your life worthwhile.