Service Year Webinar

Service Year Webinar

Service Year Alliance will host a "Benefits of Hosting with Service Year Alliance" webinar, Wednesday, February 28th at 1pm EST. Service Year will be walking through all the current and future benefits of hosting and being a member with Service Year Alliance. Service Year Alliance has many current offerings, including a regular webinar series, the Serv ...

Tax Info You Need to Know

Tax Info You Need to Know

Many of your clients and members may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax credits, but they must file a tax return in order to claim the credits.  Clients who worked in 2017, and earned less than $54,000 may be able to have their tax returns completed for FREE by an IRS-certified volunteer at a Volunteer Income Tax Ass ...

Tax Info to Know & Share

Tax Info to Know & Share

Many of your clients and members may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax credits, but they must file a tax return in order to claim the credits.  Clients who worked in 2017, and earned less than $54,000 may be able to have their tax returns completed for FREE by an IRS-certified volunteer at a Volunteer Income Tax Ass ...

Upcoming Facilitation Training

Upcoming Facilitation Training

Attention Southwest Virginia programs! Don't miss "Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills," March 13-14, in Galax. Learn how to overcome frustrating group meetings and discover how to build a discussion process that leads to productive conversations and decision-making. "Organizations and community leaders want to know how to facilitate discussions tha ...

National Service Awards Extended!

National Service Awards Extended!

The deadline to nominate an outstanding National Service member, volunteer, or alum has been extended to Friday, February 23, 2018, 5pm EST!! Does your organization have a secret weapon? If you have individuals currently and/or formerly serving in National Service programs through AmeriCorps State, AmeriCorps VISTA, and Senior Corps, you know they are ...

2018 National Service Awards

2018 National Service Awards

The deadline to nominate an outstanding National Service member, volunteer, or alum has been extended to Friday, February 23, 2018, 5pm EST!! Does your organization have a secret weapon? If you have individuals currently and/or formerly serving in National Service programs through AmeriCorps State, AmeriCorps VISTA, and Senior Corps, you know they are ...

Stories of Service: Audia Harris

Stories of Service: Audia Harris

Audia Harris, who is currently serving as an AmeriCorps member with Dan River Year AmeriCorps at the Institute of Advance Learning and Research in the Danville area has been named the February 2018 Virginia AmeriCorps Brand Ambassador. Audia who was born in Danville, is 32 years old and currently serving a third term as an AmeriCorps member. "I live in ...

AmeriCorps Week 2018

AmeriCorps Week 2018

AmeriCorps Week is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations across the country, to the members who have committed to "Get Things Done" since the program’s inception in 1994. As part of the 2018 festivities, programs across Virginia and t ...

Targeted AmeriCorps Funding

The AmeriCorps Team will soon be releasing another Request for Applications that will focus exclusively on activities related to reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid use; child wellness related to reducing or preventing child abuse, improving outcomes for child victims of abuse, and improving outcomes for foster youth, including yout ...

AmeriCorps Formula Grants

Grants assist groups in recruiting, training, and placing individuals to address critical needs in your community. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018. http://virginiaservice.virginia.gov/americorps-national-service/americorps-funding-opportunities/americorps-state-application-process/ ...

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