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.
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.
In addition to delicious food and quality time with loved ones, Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and giving thanks. Four AmeriCorps members reflect on their service and express appreciation for the opportunity to serve others.
At their annual retreat, ServeOhio Commissioners got a closer look at the extraordinary service AmeriCorps members provide to high school students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
Every year across the country, over 80,000 Americans commit 9-12 months to serving their communities through AmeriCorps programs. The first few days of their service are critical to their success, that’s why a robust AmeriCorps Orientation program is crucial!