Virginia Education Summits

Virginia Education Summits

Does your program work with students and youth?  Do your members work in Virginia's schools or in out-of-school time programming? Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from Virginia's education leaders! The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services will host three day-long sessions across the state featuring workshops and act ...

AmeriCorps Targeted Priority Grants

The Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS) has released a targeted priority Request for Applications focusing on (1) reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse; and/or (2) strengthening law enforcement and community relations. https://vendor.epro.cgipdc.com/webapp/VSSAPPX/Advantage, and then search for Solicitation: OVCS ...

Teach It Forward! Challenge

Teach It Forward! Challenge

The Center for Community Engagement & Career Competitiveness (CCECC) at Averett University started the Teach It Forward! Challenge (TIF!)  in the spring of 2016 as a way to meet an ongoing need for consistent tutors in the Danville community. The CCECC saw an opportunity to meet this need because Averett students identified tutoring as one of the m ...

Grants Address Opioid Crisis

Grants Address Opioid Crisis

The Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS) has released a targeted priority Request for Applications focusing on (1) reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse; and/or (2) strengthening law enforcement and community relations.  To see the RFP, go to https://vendor.epro.cgipdc.com/webapp/VSSAPPX/Advantage, and then searc ...

Celebrate AmeriCorps Week!

Celebrate AmeriCorps Week!

During AmeriCorps Week, April 4-11, 2017, individuals, programs, and organizations will honor and celebrate the contributions that 80,000 Americans make to their communities and the service of more than 1 million AmeriCorps alumni. Beyond showing appreciation for AmeriCorps members, one of the main goals for the week is to increase overall awareness of ...

AmeriCorps NCCC Applications

AmeriCorps NCCC Applications

Each year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages teams of members in projects in communities across the United States. Service projects, which typically last from six to eight weeks, address critical needs related to natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural developme ...

AmeriCorps Week is March 6-11

AmeriCorps Week is March 6-11

AmeriCorps Week is  a time to show the impact of national service programs in local communities, around the Commonwealth, and beyond! AmeriCorps programs will be sharing member stories and detailing how their programs have improved their communities. Programs will also take this time to thank members, volunteers, and partners. To share your support on ...

New AmeriCorps Background Check Guide

New AmeriCorps Background Check Guide

CNCS has launched a new resource on National Service Criminal History Checks (NSCHC), the NSCHC State by State Guide! This newly-developed resource provides the following for each state and US territory: For State Checks The CNCS-designated state repository for each state with contact information Information on the cost of state checks through ...

Fight Poverty with AmeriCorps VISTA!

Fight Poverty with AmeriCorps VISTA!

Back in 1963, when President Kennedy introduced the idea of AmeriCorps VISTA to Congress, he could have never dreamed of all the good AmeriCorps VISTA members have done to alleviate poverty all over America. AmeriCorps VISTA continues to bring individuals and communities out of poverty by partnering with and supporting organizations and initiatives tha ...

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