AmeriCorps

Our Big Bend Hospice AmeriCorps Program allows Volunteers to spend time with local Veterans and give their loved ones much-needed support!

Our Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 AmeriCorps Team celebrating Veterans Day at Big Bend Hospice!

Legacy Corps is a national AmeriCorps program administered by Arizona State University that supports family caregivers with respite care.

Big Bend Hospice’s Legacy Corp program offers caregiver support services to Veterans and military members of our Hospice patients-families and Transition clients. Volunteer members provide support services in an effort to decrease caregiver burden and stress.


Member Volunteers Benefits

  • A MONTHLY stipend of $175
  • An Education Award of $1,678 upon successful completion of the year of service
  • Extensive training & professional development
  • Loan Forbearance (with paid interest)
  • Members 55 and up can pass on their education award to a family member!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be 18+ y/o and a US Citizen, National or Legal Resident
  • Requires a 1-year commitment (Sept-Aug) of 8-12 hours a week (450 total).
  • Must pass 2 background screenings & 2-step TB Test
  • Must have reliable transportation & proof of insurance; personal cell phone

Want to learn more?
Fill out our BBH AmeriCorps Volunteer Interest Form!

Ready to Apply?
Download the AmeriCorps Online Application instructions here!

Please submit copies of the following documents along with your completed AmeriCorps application:

  1. Driver’s License/State Issued ID
  2. Birth Certificate, or US PASSPORT, or LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT ALIEN CARD
  3. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, or GED, or COLLEGE DEGREE, or HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA VOUCHER, if any are complete
  4. Social Security Card
  5. Auto Insurance
  6. Driving Record (this document can be obtained through the DMV)

For more information on how you can help support our local Veterans, contact
Taylor Casper
(850) 671-6037
TMCasper@BigBendHospice.org

For more information on AmeriCorps, visit https://www.americorps.gov

For more information on Legacy Corps, visit https://legacycorps.asu.edu

For more information on Arizona State University, visit https://www.asu.edu