AmeriCorps VISTA Grants

AmeriCorps VISTA Grants

AmeriCorps VISTA Concept Papers - VISTA Concept Papers are now being accepted. Applicants are recommended to contact their local CNCS Field Office to discuss project ideas and questions prior to submitting a concept paper. Please note that local CNCS Field Offices may conduct additional webinars not listed below. To find out about additional webinars, ...

AmeriCorps Competitive Grants

AmeriCorps Competitive Grants

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) has posted in eVA the AmeriCorps 2020-2021 Competitive Request for Applications (CVS-20-045) for AmeriCorps competitive funding. You may access the link here:  CVS-20-045 2020- 2021 AmeriCorps Competitive RFA. Submissions are due in eGrants with additional documentation to VDSS by 11:59 PM, No ...

AmeriCorps Kicks Off Program Year

AmeriCorps Kicks Off Program Year

Virginia's AmeriCorps members joined together for a day-long training and kick-off celebration on Friday, September 27, 2019, in Midlothian. More than 150 members and staff also celebrated the 25th Anniversary of AmeriCorps at the opening day event. The highlight of the day took place when members from every corner of the state took their oath for a ye ...

Local Leaders Honor National Service

Local Leaders Honor National Service

Virginia's local leaders and elected officials honored and celebrated AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members on April 2, National Service Recognition Day. In Richmond, Mayor Levar Stoney created a special video message and Chesterfield County Deputy Administrator Bill Dupler welcomed nearly 100 AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps VISTA, and Senior Corps members a ...

NCCC Teams in Virginia

NCCC Teams in Virginia

This February and March, AmeriCorps NCCC teams will be deployed to four separate areas in Virginia from the AmeriCorps Southern Regional Campus in Vicksburg, MS. Projects in Abingdon, Lynchburg, and Suffolk are new to Virginia with one returning project in Harrisonburg.  In Abingdon, members will help with the Critical Home Repair Program ...

AmeriCorps Week 2019

AmeriCorps Week 2019

AmeriCorps Week 2019 (March 10-16, 2019) is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations, to the members who have pledged to “Get Things Done” since the program’s inception in 1994. The weeklong celebration also honors the contributions and sup ...

VISTA Leader Position Open

VISTA Leader Position Open

The Virginia Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Office in the Virginia Department of Social Services is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA leader. The CSBG Office is dedicated to helping individuals and families move from poverty to self-sufficiency.  This mission is fully aligned with the anti-poverty mission of the AmeriCorps VISTA program, whic ...

Stories of Service: Haden Parrish

Stories of Service: Haden Parrish

Meet Haden Parrish, Virginia's AmeriCorps Brand Ambassador for December 2018! Haden, who is currently serving as an AmeriCorps member with the Virginia College Advising Corps (VCAC) program, says his own high school experiences influenced his decision to join AmeriCorps. "When I graduated high school I was able to attend the University of Virginia and ...

Fall Fun in Carroll County

Fall Fun in Carroll County

This fall, Carroll County Public Schools Lift Up AmeriCorps members have been busy with several exciting interactive activities for their students. In October, 27 AmeriCorps members partnered with the ESL staff of Carroll County Public Schools to host the annual Multi-Cultural Festival attended by more than 200 students and their families. Members ...

Apply to join AmeriCorps NCCC

Apply to join AmeriCorps NCCC

AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, residential, team-based program for young adults, age 18-24 (with no upper age limit to serve as a team leader). Members develop leadership skills and strengthen communities by completing service projects and gaining life experience. Teams, comprised of 8-10 members, complete multiple projects that address essent ...

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