COVID-19 UPDATES

The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

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AmeriCorps Program

COVID-19 UPDATES

Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

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The AmeriCorps Program is funded by a federal grant and created by the Corporation for National and Community Service. AmeriCorps was established in the Chickasaw Nation in 2018.

Chickasaw Nation AmeriCorps members provide lifesaving disaster preparedness trainings to citizens, elders, veterans and families within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries. Members also staff informational booths at local events.

The program has full-time and part-time service positions available. Members must be able to work 17 to 40 hours per week and willing to serve in the focus area of disaster relief services. Positions are available in emergency management and child care, working with children, ages one to 12.

You Provide

  • Completed Application
  • One form of ID; driver’s license or tribal citizenship card
  • CDIB/citizenship card (if applicable)
  • Social Security card
  • Permanent resident alien card (if applicable)

Eligibility

  • Age 17 or older
  • High school diploma, GED or HSE or in the process of receiving a GED, HSE or high school diploma
  • Must submit to and clear background check from U.S. Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website Registry, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal history check and FBI fingerprint criminal history check
  • Must be a citizen of the United States or legal permanent resident alien

Other Information

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, consisting of three primary programs each taking a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Members commit their time to address critical community needs including increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters and more.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 559-0963