Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties
Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 will have 100 AmeriCorps members who will provide instructional support in reading and math to K-12 students who are at risk for failure and in rural or economically distressed school districts, treat and construct infrastructures that support healthy ecosystems and watersheds; and provide social services that enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities, throughout the Appalachian region of South-West and South-Central Pennsylvania. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for; improving the literacy or math scores of 1,400 economically disadvantaged and underperforming K-12 students; treating and constructing 25 miles of infrastructure projects on public use lands, and land that effect public land, to improve water quality; and providing 5,000 individuals with wellness outreach and life skills trainings. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 500 community volunteers who will be engaged in activities that promote and support school engagement, community wellness, and infrastructure improvements.
Carol Overly, Program Manager
119 Park Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-7690