Ninety members of the Delaware AmeriCorps will be sworn in during a public ceremony that begins at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12 in the Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover.
The members will serve at Delaware Habitat for Humanity, New Castle County Emergency Services Corps, the Ministry of Caring, Connecting Generations and Public Allies. In exchange for a year of service in Delaware, AmeriCorps members receive: work experience in their chosen field, $5,550 to pay for college or graduate school, health coverage and more.
The members will be sworn-in by the keynote speaker, Dr. Henry Smith, deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services. For more information, call (302) 255-9745 or visit www.dhss.delaware.gov.