Starting Your Term
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Your MyAmeriCorps Account
Using MyAmeriCorps -- a helpful tutorial on accessing your MyAmeriCorps account, applying for loan forbearance, and directing your AmeriCorps Education Award money.
Login to your my.americorps.gov account for:
Loan Forbearance: Complete at the start of your term.
Loan Interest Accrual Payback: Complete at the end of your term
Access to your Education Award
How to Access USU Employee Banner Account
Access pay stubs, direct deposit, tax forms, personal information.
1. Go to Banner
2. Click the "Banner SSB" link to login using your USU Employee A#
3. Click "Employee"
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USU & State Resources
UCC & USU strive to create a learning and working environment free from sexual misconduct. If you have experienced sexual misconduct (sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, or sex-based stalking), USU offers many resources and services to help you heal and succeed at USU.
For Information on USU resources, community resources throughout Utah, confidential and reporting resources visit usu.edu/sexual-respect/resources#community
USU Sexual Assault and Anti-Violence Information (SAAVI)
The Sexual Assault & Anti-Violence Information (SAAVI) Office is a campus-based office providing safe, confidential counseling, advocacy, and information to the USU community. SAAVI’s services are open to all USU students, staff, and faculty.
Learn more at https://www.usu.edu/saavi/ or call the crisis hotline 435-797-7273.
Utah Sexual Violence Crisis Line
The Utah Sexual Violence Crisis Line is a safe, confidential service offered to survivors of sexual violence anywhere in the state. If you or a loved one are looking for support, please call Utah's 24-hour Sexual Violence Crisis Line at 1-888-421-1100.
Talk to a confidential therapist 24/7.
Call 801-587-3000. You can download the app for a private chat.
AmeriCorps & National Resources
The MyLifeExpert program provides access to thousands of up-to-date articles, videos and worksheets on topics including health and fitness, financial, career, family, college
Sign up for www.mylifeexpert.com on your desktop mobile device.
Company access code: americorps
Member Assistance Program (MAP)
To access counseling for support on any topic or issue small or large call the toll-free number at: 1-800-451-1834 and state that you are an AmeriCorps member with the Utah Conservation Corps.
You will be connected with a professional, licensed counselor with AllOne Health. In-the-moment support is provided for topics such as substance abuse, stress, depression, anxiety, grief counseling and many other areas. Whatever the question or challenge, please do not hesitate to call - anytime of day. You may be provided information or referrals for in-person counseling, childcare, housing, and other local information that may be useful to you.
National Service Hotline
AmeriCorps members have the expectation and the right to serve in a safe environment, and to be treated with dignity and respect. AmeriCorps expects all program leaders and grantees to create safe service environments for our members and volunteers.
If you are experiencing a threat to your safety or security, and you are not comfortable discussing the matter with your program leaders, sponsor supervisors, or local law enforcement officials, you can contact our National Service Hotline at: 1-800-942-2677
Learn more at https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/safety-security
National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call 1-800-656-4673 to talk with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider. Additional resources available at https://www.rainn.org/resources
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support, prevention and crisis resources for you or others in distress. Learn more at https://988lifeline.org/.
PLC Hiring Authority
If you serve at least 640-hours with Utah Conservation Corps, you may be eligible for the federal Public Land Corps Hiring Authority. Find out more by reviewing the resources below. Contact your UCC Regional Field Staff if you have questions.
UCC PLCHA Process
PLC FAQ Powerpoint (March 2020)
PLC FAQ Sheet (October 2019)
PLC Participant Work Hours Verification Form - General
PLC Participant Work Hours Verification Form - BLM
PLC Participant Work Hours Verification Form - NPS
PLC Verification Instructions - NPS version (October 2019)
PLC Hiring Contact Sheet - Intermountain Region (April 2019)
Life after UCC Federal Hiring tips powerpoint
The Patricia Sagawa Corpsmember Relief Fund
The Corps Network established The Patricia Sagawa Corpsmember Relief Fund. This fund is designed to provide critical financial support to young adults facing barriers during their term of a service.
Funds can be requested to support short-term relief including, but not limited to: childcare, clothing, food, housing, medical expenses, transportation, utilities, unforeseen need to travel home, etc. Learn more at https://corpsnetwork.org/our-impact/patricia-sagawa-corpsmember-relief-fund/
Life After UCC
Check Out Our Alumni Page!
The Utah Conservation Corps Alumni Facebook Page has all sorts of job resources for you to continue your career after UCC. Request to join!
Visit the alumni page!
Check out the Life After AmeriCorps Guide
Want to work for the National Park Service, the Forest Service or the BLM? The place to look for all of those jobs, and more, is USA Jobs!
Applying for jobs on www.usajobs.gov can be a little tricky. It is highly recommended that you read up on some tips before creating a profile. The USA Jobs help center has some helpful tips. There are also plenty of great tutorials on YouTube.
State Jobs: Also consider looking into state jobs! Most states have a website where state jobs, including jobs in state parks, are listed.
Want To Stay In Utah AND Go To College?
The Utah State University College of Natural Resources is one of the top natural resources colleges in the country, as well as one of the most affordable. Most of our fulltime seasonal members can even get in-state tuition relatively quickly! Find out more about the QCNR!
Want To Keep Working For Conservation Corps?
There are conservation corps all over the country! Check out http://www.thecorpsnetwork.org/ to find out more!