The Ohio History Connection is now accepting applications for AmeriCorps Members to serve in the Ohio History Service Corps in 2023-2024!

Established in 2010, Ohio History Service Corps (OHSC) members provide service to Ohioans and their local history communities through collections management projects, strategic planning, community engagement, historic site survey, programming, and other capacity-building initiatives. Members provide coaching, assistance, and help organizations become more effective and sustainable. Members also assist communities take the first step in historic preservation through their completion of historic structure surveys.

The Ohio History Service Corps program has two components. Click the links below for the full individual position descriptions or visit and search for “Ohio History Service Corps”:

Local History Members

Community Surveyor Members

Applications must be submitted via MyAmeriCorps using the above links, not through the Ohio History Connection application process.

Locations: The 2023-2024 program year begins in September with members serving in and around: Athens, Columbus, Lorain, Newark, Oberlin, Portsmouth, Warren, and Wilberforce. The host sites are: Community Surveyors: Ohio Department of Natural Resources; Local History Members: The Dawes Arboretum, Lorain Historical Society, National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Oberlin Heritage Center, Rickenbacker Woods Foundation, Shawnee State University, Southeast Ohio History Center and Trumbull County Historical Society.

Duration & Benefits: Members will serve one year in full time (35-40 hr/wk) capacity from September 13, 2023 to August 31, 2024. Throughout their term, AmeriCorps members will receive:

  • Living allowance (2023-24 stipend: $20,250)
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • Professional development
  • Travel reimbursements
  • Eligible for Eli Segal Education Award of $6,895 upon successful completion of 1700 hours of service

For more information: Visit the Ohio History Connection website to find out more. For questions, please contact us at

The Ohio History Connection is an equal opportunity employer. The Ohio History Connection does not discriminate in its employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, and veteran status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.