Johnson Service Corps

  • NC


PO Box 71
Chapel Hill
United States

About Us

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. Our 2018-19 Partners are:

  • Ears Eyes Nose and Paws
  • Pauli Murray Center
  •  The Rural Advancement Foundation International’s (RAFI-USA)
  • Center for Responsible Lending (CRL)
  • Anathoth Community Garden
  • Club Nova
  • Compass Center for Women & Families
  • East Durham Children’s Initiative
  • Threshold
  • Uniting NC

You will:

  • Gain professional skills working at a non-profit 32 hrs/wk
  • Gain leadership skills through trainings
  • Be matched with a mentor
  • Live in intentional community with awesome housemates

How to Apply

You must apply through the HireTouch site at

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