AmeriCorps St. Louis

Founded in 1994, AmeriCorps St. Louis (ACSTL) is a non-profit organization, engaging AmeriCorps National Service Volunteers in community service initiatives addressing critical unmet needs in the areas of Disaster Response, Environmental Conservation, & Wildland Firefighting. ACSTL focuses on the training and development of the next generation of public service leaders while building the capacity of partner agencies to achieve impactful community results. AmeriCorps St. Louis Members serve within a 42-Member Corps for 11-month terms, earning a monthly living stipend and an AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of their term. Through training and partnerships with conservation agencies, Members gain the personal and professional skills needed to carry out a variety of stewardship projects. More importantly, Members gain skills needed to become economically and socially self-sufficient, benefit their communities, and recognize that they can make a positive difference.

ACSTL operates as many as 8 crews at a time primarily throughout Missouri, completing projects in partnership with non-profit, local, state, and federal agencies. Staff focus on program development, equipment and logistics support, and Member development.