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Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff

Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff

The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services (OVCS) is excited to announced two new staff members to the AmeriCorps team.   Shannon Girouard Shannon recently joined OVCS as Fiscal Officer for the AmeriCorps team. Shannon has a bachelor’s degree in government from the Co ...

Interested in AmeriCorps VISTA?

Interested in AmeriCorps VISTA?

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is seeking concept papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Please join us for a webinar on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 2:00 PM ET. to learn more about this opportunity and how to submit a concept paper. ...

Senior Corps RSVP Grants

Senior Corps RSVP Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released the Fiscal Year 2020 Senior Corps RSVP Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). For decades, Senior Corps RSVP has engaged older Americans in volunteer service that meets national and community needs and d ...

AmeriCorps Members DC Highlights

AmeriCorps Members DC Highlights

AmeriCorps members serving with the the Virginia Service and Conservation Corps traveled to Washington, DC, recently for a professional development workshop held by The Corps Network. Members were able to examine their strengths and abilities, learn how to apply to federal positions in natural resou ...

Stories of Service: Rachael Haines

Stories of Service: Rachael Haines

Rachel Haines came to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the United Way of Southwest Virginia (UWSWVA) as they had just received funding for three new initiatives (credential study, a speakers’ bureau, and internships). At first it was a challenge to comprehend the scope of the region’s 19 cities ...

Day to Serve & 9/11 Grants

Day to Serve & 9/11 Grants

The Virginia Service Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019 Service Project Mini-Grants. Qualifying organizations may be eligible for an award of up to $250 to use towards hosting a service project between September 11-October 10, 2019. These projects must be associated with either Day to ...

Refugee Resettlement Conference

Refugee Resettlement Conference

Plans are underway for the 2019 Virginia Conference on Refugee Resettlement: Weaving a Network of Services for Virginia’s Newcomers, July 25-26, at Delta Hotels Richmond Downtown by Marriott. The conference will offer workshops and interactive training sessions led by experts in the fields of empl ...

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