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Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 7:45 PM EDT
The Department of Labor recognizes that active volunteering can help expand opportunity for unemployed individuals by enabling them to develop and maintain skills, expand their professional networks, and enhance their resumes while helping in their community.
Posted byon April 18, 2012 at 3:36 PM EDT
Neha Gupta, a 15-year-old from Pennsylvania who built a library for underprivileged youth, is a national honoree for the Make A Difference Day awards
Posted byon April 17, 2012 at 3:45 PM EDT
Christopher Gergen discusses the positive impacts of volunteering on individuals and society as a whole.
Posted byon April 16, 2012 at 1:54 PM EDT
Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, kicks off National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize the extraordinary benefits of service to individuals, communities, and our nation.
Posted byon April 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
In support of Summer Jobs+, Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) will partner with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fresno County to provide summer employment opportunities for underserved youth from Central Fresno.
Posted byon March 16, 2012 at 7:04 PM EDT
After serving during the Gulf War, working as an AmeriCorps member offerd Todd Schnittke the unique opportunity to serve others in his community—especially active duty personnel and veterans—while earning the money he needed to attend college.
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 6:53 PM EDT
AmeriCorps provided the support Ely Flores needed to lead a life of success and integrity after spending four years in and out of prison.
Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 4:17 PM EDT
For Bizunesh Scott, Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel, the AmeriCorps program offered hope in a time of economic and personal struggle and prepared her for leadership through a full-time nonprofit apprenticeship and rigorous leadership training.
Posted byon March 13, 2012 at 7:02 PM EDT
Rhonda Ulmer, an AmeriCorps alum, created University for Parents to provide parents with the family education and mentoring needed to improve student success.
Posted byon March 12, 2012 at 5:02 PM EDT
Since its founding, more than 706,000 men and women have joined AmeriCorps and pledged to “get things done for America.” The selfless and caring citizens that join AmeriCorps confirm the adage that tomorrow can be better than today if we each extend a helping hand to our neighbors.