AMUS Youth

AMuS youth

our goals



Youth AmeriCorps members engage in their community through beautification projects, educational leafletting, and installing safe route signage.


build skills

Youth members participate in weekly learning seminars to provide education geared towards career and college readiness, including mock interviews and resumes. 


Get Paid

Members receive a bi-weekly living stipend and an educational award upon successful completion of service, and ongoing academic and professional support.


Want to bring us to your neighborhood?

block clubs

Members can assist with neighborhood block clubs to create change block by block. Click on the icon for more info.

Car Safety

To learn more about our free wheel lock initiative, VINetching events and other tips to deter vehicle thefts, click on the icon.

Safe Route

To find out more about how to create safe routes to public transit and schools for children, click on the icon.

Home safety assessment

Members conduct free assessments and give supplies to keep your home safe and deter theft. Click on the icon for more info.

what it takes

  • Detroit Resident
  • 17-24 years old
  • 10 weeks in summer
  • Commitment to Detroit

What you get

  • Biweekly Living Stipend
  • Money for College
  • Skill Building
  • Educational support


College/Career Readiness Seminars


Safety Leaflets Distributed


Residents engaged in change

To find out more about how to bring our services to your neighborhood, or how to become a member with the Urban Safety Program, please click the link below.