The BRIDGES AmeriCorps program provides summer and full year service opportunities for individuals passionate about youth empowerment.

“I love creating safe and healthy spaces where youth can express their ideas, and just exist as they are and not feel judged. AmeriCorps at BRIDGES gives me the chance to create meaningful connections with the youth of the community I love.” — Jake Lacy, 2021-2022


BRIDGES AmeriCorps team members:

  • Develop and empower 6th-12th grade youth in the Greater Memphis area to become engaged within their communities. 
  • Receive extensive training as experiential educators and in youth development during their service year.
  • Receive a living allowance ($2,900-3,100 for summer members and $21,500-25,000 for year round members). 
  • Qualify for a Segal Education Award upon completion of the service term. 
  • With qualifying student loans are able to go into forbearance.
  • Serving year round qualifies for healthcare benefits.

See below for current open positions. Click the link in the position description section – “How to Apply” – to submit an application along with a cover letter and resume.”

Year Round Positions:

Bridge Builders Specialist Position