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Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff!

Welcome New AmeriCorps Staff!

Vickie Johnson-Scott joins the Office on Volunteerism and Community Services as AmeriCorps Disaster Readiness and Response Coordinator. She is a retiree of the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) where she worked in numerous management positions. Her last position was the Northern Regional ...

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 ...

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer!

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer!

Do you know someone who is always putting others first? How about an organization or business that never hesitates to help out whenever there's a problem in the community? There are volunteers all over Virginia making a difference in our neighborhoods and schools -- tutoring students, conducting foo ...

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 f ...

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month during September is an opportunity for us to shine a light on efforts to eradicate social and economic inequality. "Hunger stands out as a uniquely solvable problem," states Duke Storen, Commission of the Virginia Department of Social Services.  "The resources we need are av ...

9/11 is Opportunity to Give Back

9/11 is Opportunity to Give Back

Virginia residents will join in patriotic acts of service to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks during the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Volunteers will all across the Commonwealth will join hundreds of thousands of citizens across the country in this American traditi ...

Volunteer Leaders Needed!

Volunteer Leaders Needed!

Want to develop your leadership skills and get more people involved in building your community? Become a HandsOn RVA Volunteer Leader! Leaders are a volunteer team's host for the event. They work with a project for one year and set the tone, introduce volunteers to HandsOn and the nonprofit partner, ...

Could You Use the Help of NCCC?

Could You Use the Help of NCCC?

Does your organization have a project that could use the energy and might of an AmeriCorps NCCC team? NCCC engages teams of members in short-term (6-8 weeks) projects addressing critical needs relating to: Environmental Stewardship, Urban and Rural Development, Energy Conservation, In ...

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