How can I best prepare for the NCCC?

Members should be ready to live and serve in a community setting with a highly diverse group of people. There will be rules and regulations to follow. Flexibility, initiative, and an open mind are key to having a successful AmeriCorps NCCC experience.


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I’m confused about my benefits as an AmeriCorps NCCC member. What exactly am I entitled to?

Do AmeriCorps NCCC members wear uniforms?

Can I bring my pets and personal items like my cell phone and computer?

Can I bring my car to the campus?

Are members required to take a drug test?

Can I select my projects?

Will I be able to develop any projects?

How many projects will each team do?

Will I do a project in each of the service areas?

What does "spike" mean?

How do teams get to project sites?

Will I automatically be assigned to fire fighting?

What skills will I learn while in the program?

What are members' service hours?

Can the 80 independent hours be completed in my home state during my vacation or other leave time?

Will I have free time to do other things besides NCCC?

Can my parents visit me at the campus?

What kind of supervision is there at the campus?

What breaks or vacations do I get?

If I don’t have my high school diploma, will the NCCC help me get my GED?

Is it possible to receive college credit for participating in NCCC?

Are there other activities that will support my educational or personal development while in the program?

What is required of me to successfully complete the program and receive the Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award?