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What is PMSC?

Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps, PMSC, is a local initiative of AmeriCorps. This National Service Movement engages thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds in a domestic Peace Corps. Members serve their communities in the areas of education, environment, public safety, and human needs and receive a living stipend, educational monies, and a wealth of experience.

Located in Southwest and South Central Pennsylvania, PMSC provides service opportunities through nonprofit or government organizations across a 16,000 square mile region.

PMSC AmeriCorps engages individuals in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the Alleghenies.

 Learn how to become a member | Learn how to become a host

Learn about our twenty year history of service

What We Do

  • Education: Tutor and mentor k-12 students and provide educational enrichment programs
  • Environment: Address water quality issues, restore and maintain environmental infrastructure
  • Social Services: Support victims of violence and abuse, connect disadvantaged to services, empower people with mental illness
  • Capacity Building: Conduct community meetings, recruit and train volunteers