Become a TerraCorps Member

Apply to Serve

The TerraCorps program is 11 months, but it lasts a lifetime.

TerraCorps members work towards breaking down barriers to equitable land stewardship across rural, suburban and urban landscapes. As a Member, you will work directly with a local land stewardship organization to plant seeds of rejuvenation and build lasting relationships. Through your service, you will support the healthy growth of local communities and environments while building your professional network and skillset.

How Do TerraCorps Members Serve?

TerraCorps Members serve in a range of Coordinator positions within our Service Site partner organizations. These roles are focused on a range of activities including:

The Member Application Process

Learn About TerraCorps

Apply to Serve

Interview with Service Sites

Complete AmeriCorps Onboarding

Attend TerraCorps Orientation & Training

Serve With Your Host Organization

Benefits of Service

  • Up to $15,200 (pre-tax) over the 11-month term of service
  • $6,195 (pre-tax) Segal Education Award upon successful completion of service. 
  • Health insurance coverage. 
  • Partial child care reimbursements. 
  • Forbearance of most federally-guaranteed student loans, and payment of interest accrued during service. 
  • Qualified eligibility for SNAP benefits in RI and SNAP/HIP benefits in MA, 
  • Mentorship, training, and career development opportunities while serving directly with community-based nonprofits.
  • The personal rewards of national service and community engagement
  • Lifelong access to a diverse and growing community after service

Start your TerraCorps member application

Ready to become a part of the TerraSphere?
The journey starts here.

Service Sites in MA, RI, and CT are currently being recruited for the 21-22′ service year.  Please complete this form to receive an email with access to detailed information about the program service year, to view AmeriCorps Member Position descriptions and to complete an application.