Making Veterans Priority (MVP)

"Be a part of a team to serve those who have served us"

MVP AmeriCorps, through TCAC, serves Veterans service communities and many non-profits throughout Tennessee, meeting the needs of veterans and their families.  MVP is Volunteer TN funded.

MVP serves many surrounding counties. The AmeriCorps funded program is geared to helping veterans and their families who are homeless or on the verge of becoming homeless due to a lack of income, physical and/or mental health issues, disabilities, trauma, substance, and weak social networks.

MVP AmeriCorps members may provide services for veterans and their families, such as:

Connecting veterans and their families with housing assistance programs

Providing financial literacy and budgeting assistance

Resume building, job search assistance, and interview skill building

Job skills training

Providing assistance and resources for college and financial aid application processes

Making homes more accessible

Assisting with disability and benefit claims

Providing referrals and connections with mental health services and counselors

Promoting education and awareness of PTSD, trauma, suicide, etc., through community events, workshops, and programs

Developing support groups

Youth services/programs for children of veterans and active duty military personnel

 

Terms, Conditions and Benefits

...5 different ways to join AmeriCorps  

 

Full-Time Benefits

Serve an average of 40 hours per week

Serve 52 weeks

Accrue 80 hours of personal leave and 80 hours of vacation leave

Members that serve the full 52 weeks of their signed Member Service Agreement that begin service at the beginning of a pay cycle and at the beginning of a full-two week period will receive a full living allowance $12,100.00 dispersed at the rate of $465.38 over 26 pay periods before taxes.  Members that begin or end service in the middle of a pay cycle, or in the middle of a service week will receive a pro-rated portion of the living allowance. 

Earn an educational award of $5,645.00 by completing 1700 hours of service

Receive health insurance and childcare assistance if applicable

 

Half-Time Benefits

Serve an average of 20 hours per week

Serve 52 weeks

Accrue 40 hours of personal leave and 40 hours of vacation leave

Members that serve the full 52 weeks of their signed Member Service Agreement that begin service at the beginning of a pay cycle and at the beginning of a full-two week period will receive a full living allowance $6,050.00 dispersed at the rate of $232.69 over 26 pay periods before taxes.  Members that begin or end service in the middle of a pay cycle, or in the middle of a service week will receive a pro-rated portion of the living allowance. 

Earn an educational award of $2,822.00 by completing 900 hours of service

 

Reduced Half-Time Benefits

Serve an average of 40 hours per week

Serve 24 weeks

Accrue 40 hours of personal leave and 40 hours of vacation leave

Members that serve the full 24 weeks of their signed Member Service Agreement that begin service at the beginning of a pay cycle and at the beginning of a full-two week period will receive a full living allowance $5,584.00 dispersed at the rate of $465.38 over 12 pay periods before taxes.  Members that begin or end service in the middle of a pay cycle, or in the middle of a service week will receive a pro-rated portion of the living allowance. 

Receive health insurance if applicable

Earn an educational award of $2,150.00 by completing 675 hours of service

 

Quarter-Time Benefits

Serve an average of 22 hours per week

Serve 22 weeks

Accrue 12 hours of personal leave and 12 hours of vacation leave

Members that serve the full 22 weeks of their signed Member Service Agreement that begin service at the beginning of a pay cycle and at the beginning of a full-two week period will receive a full living allowance $2,950.00 dispersed at the rate of $268.18 over 11 pay periods before taxes.  Members that begin or end service in the middle of a pay cycle, or in the middle of a service week will receive a pro-rated portion of the living allowance. 

Earn an educational award of $1,493.00 by completing 450 hours of service

 

Minimum-Time Benefits

Serve an average of 30 hours per week

Serve 10 weeks

Zero (0) hours of personal leave and zero (0) hours of vacation leave

Members that serve the full 10 weeks of their signed Member Service Agreement that begin service at the beginning of a pay cycle and at the beginning of a full-two week period will receive a full living allowance $1,986.00 dispersed at the rate of $397.20 over 5 pay periods before taxes.  Members that begin or end service in the middle of a pay cycle, or in the middle of a service week will receive a pro-rated portion of the living allowance. 

Earn an educational award of $1,195.00 by completing 300 hours of service

To apply: AmeriCorps Application

To find out how your agency can host an MVP AmeriCorps member, please contact:

 

Evonne Surber Green, AmeriCorps Program Director

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Shandi Hill

AmeriCorps Program Assistant

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Hayley Davis

AmeriCorps Program Assistant

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MVP AmeriCorps
P.O. Box 485
Morristown, TN 37815

Phone: (423) 586-7636
Fax: (423) 587-0783

"This material based upon work supported by the Corporation for National and Community service (CNCS) under AmeriCorps Grant No. 11AFHNT0010011.  Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of, or a position that is endorsed by, CNCS or AmeriCorps program.

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