vaamericorps

The Virginia State Service Commission is pleased to partner with the following AmeriCorps programs during 2018-19 to GET THINGS DONE IN VIRGINIA! Click here for a searchable map of service site locations across Virginia. 

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Aspire! Afterschool Learning - Learning Links

2611 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

Members reach across three aspects of a child's daily experience: during the school day, after school, and in the community. Partners w 4 local elementary schools & Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. Andrea Reigle | 703-379-6488 | andrea@aspireafterschool.org

Beans and Rice, Inc. - U Serv

246 N Washington Ave, Pulaski, VA 24301

Members provide afterschool and summer academic enrichment services & parent/adult outreach services including work preparation, adult education, and financial literacy. Pam Whitesell | 540-980-4111 | pwhitesell@beansandrice.org

Boys & Girls Club of Lynchburg - Academic Success Programming

1101 Madison St, Lynchburg, VA

Members will implement Brain Gain, Project Learn & Power Hour programs in Lynchburg with the goals of member retention, increased school attendance rate, increased reading on grade level, and students receiving a C or better in core subjects. Kayla Fuqua | 434-646-1111 | kfuqua@bgclynchburg.org

CARITAS AmeriCorps

1532 High St, Richmond, VA 23220

Members provide essential furniture and household items for adults/families moving from a shelter to permanent housing and provide an intensive job-readiness program to assist men w/ obtaining permanent employment. Susan Carminucci | 804-358-0964 | scarminucci@caritasva.org

Carroll County Public Schools - LIFT UP AmeriCorps

605-9 Pine Street, Hillsville, VA 24343

Tutors assist at-risk students in reading &/or math in Pre-K through 12th grade in 9 schools in Carroll County and in 5 schools in Floyd County. Tonyia Gibson | 276-728-9247 | tcgibson@ccpsd.k12.va.us

CASA Moving Forward NOVA

1455 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192

Members deliver a program of comprehensive citizenship support, financial literacy education, connection to health/social services, and youth leadership development in Northern Virginia. Pablo Blank | 240-491-5705 | pblank@wearecasa.org

City of Richmond - Richmond AmeriCorps Healthy Futures Project

900 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

The City of Richmond & several partners will utilize a coalition approach to expand opioid abuse and heroin use prevention and recovery services to help address the intensifying opioid crisis targeting Richmond. Jennifer Swinson | jennifer.swinson@richmondgov.com

Institute for Advanced Learning & Research

150 Slayton Ave, Danville, VA 24540

Members support improving STEM outcomes primarily focusing on K-12 students, job seekers & incumbent workers in Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry & Patrick counties, & cities of Martinsville & Danville. Julie Brown | 434-766-6711 | julie.brown@ialr.org

Institute for Advanced Learning & Research - ServeIT

150 Slayton Avenue, Danville, VA

Members will address digital literacy & young adult employment issues in the region through mentoring students in Computer Science (CS) and STEM-related activities and providing daily technology support to 2 school districts. Julie Brown | 434-766-6711 | julie.brown@ialr.org

Literacy Lab - Virginia Reading Corps

623 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC

Members trained & coached by literacy experts serve as full-time literacy tutors in Alexandria and Richmond area, significantly adding to the instructional capacity of early childhood centers & elementary schools in high-need areas. Weadé James | 804-537-2474 | wjames@theliteracylab.org

Rappahannock Goodwill - Goodskills Literacy Corps

4701 Market St, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Members will build literacy, numeracy, and basic computing skills for youth & adults across the state. Shanna Boutchyard | 540-371-3070 | shanna.boutchyard@fredgoodwill.org

The Advancement Foundation

227 S Pollard St, Vinton, VA 24179

Members will execute a mutually beneficial/collaborative approach to starting & expanding small businesses as well as coaching assist with self-sufficiency skills of job search & placement, personal financial literacy & emphasizing utilization of soft skills needed for successful long term employment in Roanoke, Salem, and Roanoke, Alleghany, Bedford & Botetourt counties. Judy Wood | 540-345-1292 | judyw.taf@gmail.com

UVA - Virginia College Advising Corps

P. O. Box 400889, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Members provide near peer College Advising to low-income, underrepresented, and first generation students in 28 high schools across the state. Joy Pugh | 434-982-3993 | joypugh@virginia.edu

VCU - Professional Corps

Richmond, VA 23284

Members who are graduates of the Richmond Teacher Residency Program teach in Richmond Public Schools working to increase rates of RTR Alumni retention in RPS schools & improve student academic outcomes. Tamera Sober, PhD. | 804-926-3277 | sobertl@vcu.edu

Virginia Department of Education

101 N 14th St, Richmond, VA 23219

A committee will develop a recommended method & identify ways to support technical assistance for implementation in future years to support healthy/fresh food options for students. Sandra Curwood | 804-225-2074 | sandra.curwood@doe.virginia.gov

Virginia State Parks - DCR

600 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219

This program mobilizes young Americans & veterans to protect at-risk ecosystems and improve natural resources in Virginia State Parks & on Natural Heritage sites. Jen Allen | 804-887-8932 | Jen.Allen@dcr.virginia.gov

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