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Getting Things Done For Ohio


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.

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In the 2020-21 Program Year, we are delighted to welcome six new AmeriCorps programs into our portfolio. These programs will support 123 AmeriCorps members who will serve in schools, nonprofits, and community organizations throughout Ohio. Learn more about our new programs!


ServeOhio is pleased to welcome a team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members to Ohio! The AmeriCorps team will serve at Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families (SELF) in Hamilton. Learn more about their service!

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The impacts of COVID-19 have rippled across the nation, state, and communities large and small. But, AmeriCorps service must go on. Learn how Ohio’s AmeriCorps programs have adapted their service to meet the needs of their programs and communities during the coronavirus pandemic.


AmeriCorps members often solidify existing interests and work toward future career goals during their service experience. This was the case for 24-year-old Tucker Hlad. Currently performing his service through online video and chat features due to COVID-19 restrictions, Tucker shares about his experience with Mentors for Success in Columbus and how it has shaped him personally and professionally.


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on service and the communities in which AmeriCorps members serve. Many members have shifted their efforts to comply with the stay-at-home restrictions, including Barbara Hamilton-Mbambara. Currently serving in Parma Heights, Barbara shares about her experience as an elementary school tutor and how she has adapted her service to follow current health and safety guidelines.

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