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Programs in Pennsylvania

PennSERVE administers the majority of AmeriCorps programs in Pennsylvania; programs funded by PennSERVE are described below. Use our directory to learn more about each program by clicking on the program name. Want to join AmeriCorps? Click here for a snapshot of benefits, required qualifications, and application deadlines for many AmeriCorps programs across Pennsylvania! Visit our AmeriCorps in PA page to learn more about AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps State Program Directory

AMERICORPS DIGITAL SERVICE FELLOWS

Philadelphia County

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF PHILADELPHIA dba LAUNCH OF PHILADELPHIA
Communities In Schools of Philadelphia (CISP) dba Launch of Philadelphia in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia proposes to have 24 AmeriCorps members who will provide computer science tutoring and mentoring to address the digital literacy skills gap among girls, students of color and low-income students to increase digital equity and economic opportunities for all. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for mentoring 288 students collectively, showing an increase in academic engagement, social-emotional skills and attendance in at least 230 of those students.

Shana Savage, Assistant Director
Launch of Philadelphia
AmeriCorps Digital Service Fellows
2000 Hamilton St., C100-A
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: (215) 687-1462

Email: ssavage5588@gmail.com
Website: www.cisphl.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/urbantechnologyproject
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/utp_philly


ARTISTYEAR PA

Philadelphia County

ArtistYear will have 35 AmeriCorps Members who will provide arts education access in Title I schools in Philadelphia, PA. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps Members will have facilitated completion of ArtistYear programs to economically disadvantaged youth and English Language Learners (ELLs), and the program will demonstrate improved academic engagement, increased artistic self-concept, and increased community engagement.

Rebecca Graham, City Lead
580 E Massachusetts Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Phone: (607) 351-6886

Email: Rebecca.graham@artistyear.org
Website: www.artistyear.org
Facebook: @artistyearNTL
Twitter: @artistyear
Instagram: @artistyear

CARBON CORPS AMERICORPS

Carbon County

UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY
The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley (UWGLV) will have 20 AmeriCorps members who will provide mentoring, Social Emotional Learning, and increased connection and access to resources in the five Carbon County, PA school districts of Panther Valley, Palmerton, Lehighton, Weatherly, and Jim Thorpe.  At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for: improved school day attendance, decreased behavioral incidents, and improved academic outcomes. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 10 volunteers who will be engaged in Carbon County Service Day activities..

Marsha Macalush, Program Manager
1110 American Pkwy NE, Suite F120
Allentown, PA 18109
Phone: (570) 657-5892

Email: marsham@unitedwayglv.org
Website: www.unitedwayglv.org
Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @UnitedWayGLV
Youtube: UnitedWayGLV


CITY YEAR PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia County

CITY YEAR, INC.
City Year Philadelphia will have 215 full-time AmeriCorps members who will provide full-day education services to students in 18 public schools in metropolitan Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the end of the program year, as Student Success Coaches, the AmeriCorps members will provide academic and youth development mentoring to 2,100 students of which 348 students will improve literacy skills, 342 will improve math skills, and 189 will improve attendance. Members will also provide extended day and school climate activities. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 1,460 volunteers who will be engaged in service projects at our schools and on national service days.

Darryl Bundrige, Executive Director and Vice President
211 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (267) 471-6191

Email: dbundrige@cityyear.org
Website: www.cityyear.org
Facebook: @cityyear
Twitter: @cityyear
Instagram: @cityyear
Snapchat: @cityyear

COMPASS AMERICORPS

Allegheny County

LITERACY PITTSBURGH
Literacy Pittsburgh will have 23 AmeriCorps members who will provide adult education and social services to immigrants and refugees to reduce barriers to employment in Allegheny County. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for placing 80 clients in jobs.

Jan Paul, AmeriCorps Program Manager
411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 550
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-393-7622

Email: jpaul@literacypittsburgh.org
Website: www.literacypittsburgh.org
Facebook: @CompassAmeriCorps

CORE SUSQUEHANNA AMERICORPS

Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties

UNION-SNYDER COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
CORE Susquehanna AmeriCorps (CORE) will have 22 full time and 11 quarter time members who will serve through the consortium's nonprofit partner sites (community centers, organizations, schools) and conduct community service projects. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for at least 925 youth and adults receiving new or expanded services. At least 494 receiving intensive services will increase knowledge and/or skills to address challenges to education, healthy development and/or functioning. Members will gain civic leadership development skills through training, site service, and service project organization, and will engage the community in at least six service projects that address local needs. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 250 volunteers who will be engaged in the partner site service and/or community service projects addressing local needs.

Lacy Kreider, Program Director
713 Bridge Street, Suite 10
Selingsgrove, PA 17870
Phone: (570) 374-0181 ext. 125

Email: kreider@union-snydercaa.org
Website: www.coreamericorps.org/
Facebook: @CORESusquehannaAmeriCorps


CORO CORPS

Allegheny County

CORO CENTER FOR CIVIC LEADERSHIP
Coro Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps will have 12 AmeriCorps members who will be engaged with the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps. CCCC AmeriCorps members will develop and implement public health education and awareness projects, and directly serve in community organizations to meet ongoing and emergent needs due to COVID in the areas of youth education and mental health and meeting basic needs in the Pittsburgh region.

Selena Schmidt, Executive Director
26 South 27th Street
Pittsburgh PA 15203
Phone: (412) 512-7104
Email: sschmidt@coropittsburgh.org
Website: www.coropittsburgh.org
Facebook: Coro Pittsburgh, Public Allies Pittsburgh, Public Allies, Inc.


FAMILY SERVICE CORPS AMERICORPS

Butler and Lawrence Counties

BUTLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FAMILY SERVICES
Family Service Corps will have 18 half-time members and 5 minimum-time members that include veterans and those with disabilities. These members will be placed with non-profit agencies in Butler and Lawrence Counties in rural PA to help citizens in need of assistance due to opiate use, provide mentoring, and provide summer children's programming. The partner agencies include the Butler Memorial Hospital's Center of Excellence for Opiate Dependence, Recovery Project, Center for Community Resources, Catholic Charities, and the Veterans in Need. By the end of the service year, Family Service Corps will have enrolled 23, of which, 6 or 3 MSY will be veterans. Through the combined efforts of the members and monthly service projects, 50 volunteers will be leveraged.

Ruthane Durso, Supervisor of Behavioral Health Programs
216 North Washington Street
Butler, PA 16001
Phone: (724) 284-6289

Email: Ruthane.durso@butlerhealthsystem.org
Website: www.butlerhealthsystem.org

HOMEWOOD CHILDREN'S VILLAGE AMERICORPS

Allegheny County

HOMEWOOD CHILDREN’S VILLAGE
Homewood Children's Village (HCV) will have 17 AmeriCorps members who will provide in-school and out-of-school academic and social support to students in the Homewood community of Pittsburgh, serving through the Full-Service Community Schools program HCV maintains at two neighborhood public schools, Lincoln PreK-5 and Faison K-5. In addition to improving student outcomes, the AmeriCorps Members will leverage an additional 10-15 University of Pittsburgh volunteers who will be engaged in providing academic support at the schools and at least 10 episodic volunteers who will assist with specific activities.

JaLissa D. Coffee, Director of Youth Development
801 North Homewood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: (412) 727-7605 x13

Email: jcoffee@hcvpgh.org
Website: http://hcvpgh.org
Facebook: @hcvpgh

IMMIGRANT WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AMERICORPS

Chester, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York Counties

CASA DE MARYLAND
Through the new Workforce and Economic Empowerment AmeriCorps program, CASA will have 20 AmeriCorps members who will provide economic empowerment services in the City of York, the City of Harrisburg, the City of Lancaster, Hanover, Elizabethtown, West Chester, Lebanon, Mechanicsburg, and Camp Hill. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 350 economically disadvantaged individuals demonstrating knowledge gains regarding financial literacy and 300 economically disadvantaged individuals demonstrating knowledge and confidence gains regarding employment opportunities in their community which match their skill set and their ability to obtain and retain a job. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 130 volunteers who will be engaged in delivering financial literacy workshops, preparing citizenship applications, assisting participants in creating résumés and conducting mock job interviews.

Earvin Gonzalez, Services Manager
225 E. Princess Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: (240) 491-5705

Email: eagonzalez@wearecasa.org
Website: https://wearecasa.org/

KEYS SERVICE CORPS AMERICORPS

Allegheny County

ALLEGHENY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services, KEYS Service Corps AmeriCorps program will have 137 AmeriCorps members who will mentor, provide academic engagement, and implement service projects in Allegheny County. At the end of the first program year, the members will be responsible for: improving identified life skills for targeted youth through mentoring; improving targeted students' academic performance/ academic engagement; and engaging youth in service to their communities. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 350 volunteers who will be engaged in service projects to improve local communities.

Helen Wachter, Program Coordinator
Human Service Building
1 Smithfield Street, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 350-5227

Email: Helen.Wachter@alleghenycounty.us
Website: www.keysservicecorps.org
Facebook: @KEYSAmeriCorps

KEYSTONE SMILES AMERICORPS

Beaver, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter and Venango Counties

KEYSTONE SMILES COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER, INC.
Keystone SMILES (Service Making an Impact through Learning Experiences with Students) Community Learning Center will have 161 AmeriCorps members who provide expanded learning and service-learning activities to students in 30 schools and 8 non-profits located in 8 rural counties throughout Northwestern PA. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing the academic engagement of 4,250 students. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 750 volunteers who will be engaged in service-learning projects and expanded learning activities.

Joyce Fosdick, Executive Director
525 Main Street
P.O. Box 352
Knox, PA 16232
Phone: (814) 797-1184 or (814) 797-2127

Email: jfosdick@smilesamericorps.org
Website: www.keystonesmiles.org
Facebook: @KeystoneSMILESAmeriCorps

NATIONAL NURSE-LED CARE CONSORTIUM (NNCC)

Adams, Lancaster, and Philadelphia Counties

NATIONAL NURSING CENTERS CONSORTIUM - AmeriCorps State Opioid Outreach and Education Program

The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium will have 10 AmeriCorps members who will connect community members and patients at health centers and community organizations with services related to opioid use disorder in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for presenting workshops to 500 community members about opioid use disorder and resources in the community and increasing health knowledge about these resources to 350 community members.

Christine Simon, Public Health Project Manager
Centre Square East, 1500 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: (215) 731-2177

Email: csimon@nncc.us
Website: http://nurseledcare.org
Facebook: @nursingclinics
Twitter: @NurseLedCare


NATIONAL NURSE-LED CARE CONSORTIUM (NNCC) COVID RESPONSE CORPS

Philadelphia County

NATIONAL NURSING CENTERS CONSORTIUM
The NNCC COVID Response Corps - will have 25 AmeriCorps members who will be engaged with the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps (CCCC). CCCC AmeriCorps members will support contact tracing, isolation and quarantine, COVID-19 education and outreach for community health centers, and food collection and distribution in Philadelphia County. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing education and awareness of COVID-19 preparedness and improving access to healthcare for underserved communities in Philadelphia.


NEXT STEPS AMERICORPS & PROMISE CORPS

Berks, Delaware, Lancaster, and Philadelphia Counties

TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
The University of Pennsylvania will implement two AmeriCorps State programs, Next Steps AmeriCorps and Promise Corps. Through these initiatives, 86 AmeriCorps members will provide near-peer coaching and mentoring to high school and college aged low-income youth in select West Philadelphia high schools as well as four participating Institutions of Higher Education. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 480 low-income high schoolers setting and accomplishing one post-secondary goal, of which 150 will be seniors who will complete at least one college application. Additionally, 45 first year college students will receive mentoring and pass at least four college courses.

Malikah Cliett, Program Manager
3624 Market Street, Suite 5W
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2615
Phone: (215) 573-2379

Email: malikah@phennd.org
Website: http://www.phennd.org
Facebook: @NextStepsAmeriCorps
Twitter: @AmeriCorpsNxStp

Promise Corps
Zoraida Cordero, Program Manager
Phone: (610) 751-1027

Email: Zoraida.cordero@phila.gov
Website: https://promisecorps.com/
Facebook: @PromiseCorpsPHL
Instagram: @PromiseCorps

OLIVET COMMUNITY BUILDERS AMERICORPS PROGRAM

Berks and Montgomery Counties

OLIVET BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Olivet Community Builders AmeriCorps will have 68 AmeriCorps members who will support the delivery of afterschool and summer academic initiatives including homework help, high yield learning activities, reading enrichment, and STEM programming for K-8 club members across 10 club locations in Reading, Robesonia, and Shillington. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for serving a total of 600 youth and improving academic engagement, literacy skills, and STEM identity/awareness. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 500 volunteers who will be engaged in improving academic achievement, participating in community service projects and strengthening community partnerships.

Katharine Royer, AmeriCorps Director
1161 Pershing Blvd.
Reading, PA 19611
Phone: (610) 478-8885 ext. 211

Email: katharine.royer@olivetgbc.org
Website: www.olivetbgc.org
Facebook: @Olivet.Boys.Girls.Club

PENNSYLVANIA MOUNTAIN SERVICE CORPS AMERICORPS

Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties

APPALACHIA INTERMEDIATE UNIT 8
Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 will have 80 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 1,500 economically disadvantaged and underperforming K-12 students; treating and constructing 20 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.

Carol Overly, Program Manager
119 Park Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-7690

Email: pmsc@pmsc.org
Website: www.pmsc.org
Facebook: @PennsylvaniaMountainServiceCorps
Twitter: @PMSCAmeriCorps
LinkedIn: @PMSCAmeriCorps

POWERCORPSPHL

Philadelphia County

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
PowerCorpsPHL will have 145 AmeriCorps members who will significantly impact the City of Philadelphia's environmental stewardship and youth workforce development goals. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for revitalizing 600 acres of public land and planting 1,000 trees Additionally, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 500 community volunteers who will be engaged in projects that support PowerCorpsPHL's overall sustainability goals.

Julia Hillengas, Executive Director
990 Spring Garden Street, Suite 601
Philadelphia, Pa 19123
Phone: (215) 221-6919

Email: juliahillengas@educationworks.org
Website: www.powercorpsphl.org
Facebook: @PowerCorpsPHL
Twitter: @PowerCorpsPHL
Instagram: @PowerCorpsPHL

STEP AMERICORPS

Lycoming, Clinton, and Tioga Counties

LYCOMING-CLINTON COUNTIES COMMISSION FOR COMMUNITY ACTION, (STEP) INC.
The Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action (STEP), Inc. will have 28 AmeriCorps members who will support schools and local non-profit organizations in Lycoming, Clinton, and Tioga counties. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for expanding the capacity of non-profit organizations, who care focused on addressing community needs as well as enhance the knowledge of customers as it relates to various health related programs. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 300 volunteers who will be engaged in service projects throughout the community.

Lori Boos Program Manager
2138 Lincoln Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
Phone: 570-601-9672

Email: laboos@stepcorp.org
Website: www.stepcorp.org
Facebook: @STEPPathways

TEACH FOR AMERICA-GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia County

TEACH FOR AMERICA
Teach For America-Greater Philadelphia will have 80 AmeriCorps members who will be responsible for teaching for two years in low-income and disadvantaged schools in Philadelphia. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing the academic achievement of the over 4,725 students they teach. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 174 volunteers who will be engaged in supporting students in classrooms and schools.

Caitlin Wood Sklar, Managing Director
100 W. Oxford St., Suite E-3000
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215)-284-7515

Website: www.teachforamerica.org
Facebook: @TFAGreaterPhilly
Twitter: @TFAPhillyPham
Instagram: @TFAPhillyPham


UP2US SPORTS COACH

Philadelphia

UP2US SPORTS
The Up2Us Sports Coach Program will have 20 AmeriCorps members, who will be identified from their local communities, serve as coach-mentors to provide sports-based youth development mentoring in North and West Philadelphia. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for 1,600 young people served in a variety of athletic and holistic educational development activities that are designed to improve physical fitness and social dexterity, with the ultimate goal of leveraging these improvements to better themselves and their community. p>

Julie Angulo, Reg. Dir. of Programs & Dev., East
DaTwan Bolden, Program Director
3890 N. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: (267) 440-0070

Email: dbolden@up2ussports.org
Website: www.up2us.org
Facebook: @Up2UsSports

YW3CA AMERICORPS

Pottstown and Norristown

YWCA TRI-COUNTY AREA
YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) will have 10 full time AmeriCorps members who will provide direct service as 1:1 Workforce Navigators in an individualized workforce development program in the Pottstown and Norristown area. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improved job readiness of 110 program participants. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage a minimum of 10 volunteers who will be engaged in client career exploration.

Buddy Hall, Program Manager
315 King Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: (610)323-1888

Email: Buddy.Hall@ywcatricountyarea.org
Website: www.ywcatricountyarea.org
Twitter/Instagram: @yw3ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ywcatricountyarea