What is Maryland Corps/Service Year Option?
If you are looking for a way to serve your community, consider joining Maryland’s new Maryland Corps/Service Year Option. Maryland Corps/Service Year Option offers a year of professional growth and career exploration where you can earn a salary, gain new skills, and identify where your talents and purpose intersect, all while serving your community with your fellow Marylanders. Service roles will provide you with job training, an on-site mentor, and resources to be successful (personal money management training, career exploration, etc.) all while earning at least $15 an hour in your role. Upon successful completion of the program, members earn $6,000 toward tuition costs or as a cash stipend.
How does an organization become a Host Site (Employer) Partner for Maryland Corps/Service Year Option?
Maryland Corps/Service Year Option Host Site Partners are nonproﬁts, government agencies, or businesses of all sizes and industries. We seek to develop a cohort of Host Site Partners that is diverse and representative of the State of Maryland. The common denominator among all successful Host Site Partners is a commitment to Partnership with our Department, and to supporting our Members.