Our Affiliate has been selected to host four (4) AmeriCorps members for the 2017-2018 program year! This will be the second year that our affiliate has participated in the AmeriCorps program. Our Affiliate has been selected to host four (4) AmeriCorps members for the 2017-2018 program year! This will be the second year that our affiliate has participated in the AmeriCorps program.
AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 900,000 AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.2 billion hours in service across America which tracking pressing problems and mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. This prestigious award will allow us to serve more families in Lincoln County which bring people to our community to learn about Habitat for Humanity, gain valuable work skills, earn money for future education and develop an appreciation for citizenship.
The four positions are: volunteer services coordinator, two construction crew leader positions, and a project development position. We have filled two positions and currently only looking for the two construction crew leader positions. The AmeriCorps program will start in August/September time frame of this year.