The American Red Cross has AmeriCorps openings in nine Ohio counties, including Delaware, Athens, Fairfield/ Hocking, Fayette, Franklin, Marion/Morrow and Washington.

The American Red Cross has AmeriCorps openings in nine Ohio counties, including Delaware, Athens, Fairfield/ Hocking, Fayette, Franklin, Marion/Morrow and Washington.

AmeriCorps service opportunities offer practical experiences for individuals interested in public service through the Red Cross. Team members participate in disaster response and preparedness activities, community disaster education and volunteer recruitment. Members receive a living allowance, healthcare coverage, free training and, after completing the service year, the Segal Education Award, which can be applied toward some higher education costs.

To apply, visit americorps.gov and submit a resume and cover letter to lynne.wise@redcross.org. The information also can be submitted to the American Red Cross – AmeriCorps, 995 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43205. Online applications may be found at redcross.org/ oh/Columbus/local-programs/americorps. Applicants must be available immediately.