42 U.S. Code § 12620 - Status of Corps members and Corps personnel under Federal law
Except as otherwise provided in this section, members of the National Civilian Community Corps shall not, by reason of their status as such members, be considered Federal employees or be subject to the provisions of law relating to Federal employment.
For purposes of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5
In the application of the provisions of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5
A member of the Corps shall be considered an employee of the United States for purposes of chapter 171 of title 28
2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–13 inserted “National” before “Civilian Community Corps”.