2020-2021 JFM Members during Close of Service training

Are you ready to be part of something BIG?

Then join AmeriCorps through the Justice for Montanans Project. National service includes everyone. The Justice for Montanans Project is committed to including all in service to our communities. By actively recruiting persons with a broad range of backgrounds and abilities to help improve services and programs, we raise awareness about the value of diversity in our communities.

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AmeriCorps State Justice for Montanans Available Service Opportunities

Benefits of Service

2022-2023 Cohort

  • Living allowance of $20,827 divided equally over 48-week term of service
  • An AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,495 upon successful completion of 1,700 hours of service. Members aged 55 and over may transfer the education award to a child, grandchild or foster child
  • Eligible for deferment on qualified student loans
  • Guaranteed health benefits, as well as child care assistance if qualified
  • Relocation allowance of up to $550 if the service site is 50 miles or more from current residence.
  • Hands-on experience and training working in the legal field with lawyers, judges, and other professional staff
  • Practical law and social services related experience
  • Opportunity to live, serve, and be part of the AmeriCorps team in the state of Montana

Summer 2023 Internships

  • Living allowance up to $4,338.95-$6,074.53 divided across the 9 or 13 week term of service.
  • An AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,459.26-$1,824.07 upon successful completion of 300-450 hours of service. Members aged 55 and over may transfer the education award to a child, grandchild or foster child
  • Eligible for deferment on qualified student loans
  • Hands-on experience and training working in the legal field with lawyers, judges, and other professional staff
  • Practical law and social services related experience
  • Opportunity to live, serve, and be part of the AmeriCorps team in the state of Montana

2023-2024 Cohort

  • Living allowance*
  • An AmeriCorps Education Award*
  • Guaranteed health benefits, as well as child care assistance if qualified
  • Relocation allowance of up to $550 if the service site is 50 miles or more from current residence.
  • Hands-on experience and training working in the legal field with lawyers, judges, and other professional staff
  • Practical law and social services related experience
  • Opportunity to live, serve, and be part of the AmeriCorps team in the state of Montana

*Stipends and education award amounts will be updated in June. Typically these amounts are the same or slightly higher than the previous cohort year