Each year, Johnson Service Corps recruits young adults (age 21-28) to participate in an 11.5-month intensive and transformational program of service and social justice work, leadership training, vocational discernment, and intentional community living. Corps members arrive in mid-August and commit to participation through July of the following year. Johnson Service Corps provides corps members with housing, a community food stipend, a small personal stipend, and health insurance if needed. Johnson Service Corps maintains two homes – one each in Chapel Hill/Carrboro NC and in Durham NC – housing up to 10 Corps Members between them.
Each corps member works 32 hours/week at a local social justice placement in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham, NC and participates in JSC's leadership development curriculum. We match corps members in a variety of internships, including working with: