Coro Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps (C5)

Build your career while creating healthy, thriving communities.

Application Deadline: April 30th

Program Start: Mid May 2021

The C5 Corps is a 10-month Americorps experience that brings together emerging, diverse leaders and local organizations to assist communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Members serve full time at local nonprofits where they help with research, outreach, contact tracing and more. Members also receive leadership training, coaching, and networking from our staff and top experts to maximize their ability to impact. Corps members come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds. Bi/multilingual, veterans, and BIPoC strongly encouraged to apply.

Serve at one of these amazing organizations

  • A+ Schools
  • The Forbes Funds
  • Latino Community Center
  • Women’s Shelter and Center
  • YWCA

 Here’s how it works

Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: Serve at a local nonprofit. Listen to the needs of your local residents. Assist with exciting projects aimed at meeting short and long-term community needs created by the pandemic.

Thursday: Expert Training. Learn from the best nonprofit and public health leaders in the area.

Friday: Create public health awareness campaigns. Increase knowledge of preventive measures, testing sites, and local resources.

Saturday & Sunday: Self-care. Rest, reflect, and get ready to do your best work again the next week!

Other Benefits You Will Love

  • $1500 Monthly Stipend
  • $6195 Ed Segal Education Award (after successful program completion)
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Health Insurance
  • Retain SNAP Eligibility
  • Childcare Subsides

How to Apply

Step 1: Submit an application by April 30th here.

Step 2: Find your Match. Interview with potential placements. Learn about their exciting projects and programs. Discover the best fit!

Step 3: Attend Core Training. Set expectations and goals, cover responsibilities, Get to know the incredible leaders you will be serving alongside.

Step 4: Serve. Start your role and begin making a difference!


  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • At least 17 years old (No age limit)
  • Able to commit 40-42 hours a week
  • Able to commit to 10 months of service (May 2022-April 2022)

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have previous experience in Americorps, nonprofit, or public health? No. We offer training, coaching, and on the job learning to help you gain the skills you need to succeed in the program.

Is this a remote program? There are a variety of in-person and virtual positions available. Our training and coachings will take place 100% online in compliance with local and CDC guidelines.

Speak To Our Recruiter

Interested in applying but still have questions? Reach out our program recruiter, Christian Moore at


Know an emerging leader that may be a great fit? Nominate them here.