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Welcome to the Camarillo Public Library!

We’re feeling excited and grateful to begin working with the Adult Literacy Center at the Camarillo Public Library in Southern California! The library offers three programs for adult English learners: basic literacy tutoring, a Laubach Literacy conversation class, and English as a Second Language.  Approximately 50 volunteers provide free, student-centered tutoring across these programs. Welcome!  

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06 Dec 2018 Posted by America Learns in News no comments

Welcome to For Love of Children!

We’re so excited to begin working with DC-based For Love of Children! FLOC provides educational services beyond the classroom to help students succeed from first grade through college and career. FLOC brings together students, volunteers, families, and community partners in proven programs that teach, empower, and transform. FLOC’s services are provided for free to students from low-income families in the District of Columbia and West Virginia. Our experience shows that when students are encouraged and prepared, they can overcome any challenges and complete their educations. In operation since 1965, FLOC has served more than 10,000 children and youth and has…

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05 Dec 2018 Posted by America Learns in News no comments

Welcome to the New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program!

We’re thrilled to welcome the AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program to the community of national service programs using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite. The AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Program, now in its 18th year, is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Monitoring & Standards. The goals of the program are to promote watershed stewardship through education and direct community involvement, and to monitor stream health through performing visual and biological assessments. Individual AmeriCorps members are assigned to each of New Jersey’s 20 watershed management areas to serve as “Watershed Ambassadors” to their watershed communities. The program’s…

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05 Dec 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to All of Mississippi’s AmeriCorps Programs!

We’re grateful to begin providing timesheet and HR record-keeping services to Mississippi’s AmeriCorps programs. For years, Mississippi’s state service commission has been using the Impact Suite to track its grantees’ performance.  Now, the commission is requiring that all of its programs use the Impact Suite so that AmeriCorps timesheet and HR record-keeping compliance becomes a breeze — not a dreaded thought. Volunteer Mississippi is especially taking advantage of the ability to create an unlimited number of custom fields on AmeriCorps member profile pages without having to deal with customization costs or delays. Welcome!

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05 Dec 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to American Red Cross in New York State

We’re thrilled to begin working with another Red Cross chapter: this time, American Red Cross in New York State. The organization just received a grant from the New York Commission on National and Community Service to start a new AmeriCorps program that’s focused on helping communities prepare for and respond to disasters. Similar Red Cross-based programs that we serve across the country do incredible work; we’re so excited to begin supporting this new program’s efforts to do the same in its region of the country. Welcome!

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03 Dec 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to the Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois

We’ve been serving both individual chapters and the national office of the Red Cross for a number of years.  Today, we’re so grateful to begin serving the Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois. The organization’s longstanding AmeriCorps programs are moving to the Impact Suite to handle their AmeriCorps HR records and timesheet needs. Illinois Safe Families AmeriCorps Safe Families AmeriCorps members serve to organize community members across Illinois in making their cities, schools, organizations and households more resilient to emergencies. The members’ primary responsibility is to present free American Red Cross courses on emergency preparedness, disaster-specific safety, and basic…

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22 Oct 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to Rend Lake College & Land of Lincoln AmeriCorps in Illinois!

We’re so grateful for the opportunity to begin working with Rend Lake College and its Land of Lincoln AmeriCorps program! Based in Southern Illinois, the program provides literacy tutoring for Kindergarten through eighth grade students in local schools.  The program is using the Timesheets portion of the AmeriCorps Impact Suite to help reallocate staff time from administrative work to mission-focused efforts. Welcome!

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06 Aug 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to CitySquare AmeriCorps in Texas!

We’re thrilled to welcome CitySquare to the community of organizations using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite! With the support of the OneStar Foundation, CitySquare operates one of the largest AmeriCorps programs in Texas, leveraging 350 AmeriCorps members who serve in the greater Dallas area and in Houston. CitySquare AmeriCorps members provide support to nonprofits working to: – Increase academic engagement among economically-disadvantaged youth through out-of-school time educational programming; – Alleviate food insecurity through the provision of emergency food assistance and summer meals; and to – Improve economic opportunity for adults through case management and workforce development. In addition to other services,…

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06 Aug 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to the Furman College Advising Corps in South Carolina!

We’re thrilled to welcome the Furman College Advising Corps to the community of programs using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite. Furman University College Advising Corps places seven full-time college advisers in all seven high schools in Lancaster and Chester counties to help students navigate the often complex college search and application process. The Corps is a part of the national College Advising Corps organization, which works to increase the number of low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete higher education.  To deliver on this mission, the organization places well-trained, recent college graduates from 24 partner programs…

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06 Aug 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments

Welcome to LifeBridge AmeriCorps in West Virginia!

LifeBridge AmeriCorps bridges gaps to improve the quality of life for West Virginia’s most vulnerable populations.  It’s a full-time AmeriCorps program that seeks to improve school readiness, academic achievement, job readiness, financial literacy, long term food access, and veteran/military peer-to-peer mentoring across the state. We’re thrilled that LifeBridge is now using the AmeriCorps Impact Suite to monitor, report on, and improve the quality of its services across the state.  LifeBrige is not only one of the oldest AmeriCorps programs in the country, but  is now the first AmeriCorps program based in West Virginia to use the Impact Suite. Welcome!

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06 Aug 2018 Posted by America Learns in AmeriCorps, News no comments