Every day, Ohioans are making extraordinary contributions to the communities where they live, work, and play. Learn more about the impact AmeriCorps members and volunteers have on the communities they serve, stay current on service and volunteerism trends, and be the first to know about upcoming funding opportunities, events, and special initiatives.
While most AmeriCorps programs start in the late summer or fall, some programs recruit members all year long. Learn more about a few Ohio AmeriCorps programs that are always looking for members to join their team.
Charles Williams, AmeriCorps member with the DaytonCorps program, shares a moving story about his service experience at Saint Vincent DePaul’s Women and Families Gateway Shelter in Dayton.
LeaderCorps is a new initiative for at least one current AmeriCorps member from each State Program to participate in during their service year. Participants gain additional leadership training and promote awareness of AmeriCorps across Ohio through effective outreach, regional collaboration and member engagement.
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) strengthens communities and develops leaders through a federal full-time, team-based, residential national service program. NCCC partners with a variety of nonprofit organizations, federal, state, and local agencies, and tribal organizations to complete projects typically lasting 6-8 weeks which address a compelling community need that would not be fully addressed without additional assistance.
Recent data released via Volunteering in America provides some insights on volunteer trends in Ohio and our three major metro areas – Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. The data explores both traditional volunteer activity, as well as, general civic and community engagement.