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If you have questions about joining AmeriCorps or hosting a member, please contact Jann Seymour, Vice President of Operations, at email@example.com.
Full-time Partner Agencies & Service Opportunities:
Homelessness Engagement and Shower Bus Leader: The member will manage all aspects of the shower volunteer program, complete a program evaluation, and strategize ways to enhance the experiences of volunteers and clients. Learn more here!
Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership
FreeStore Community Resource Leader: This role is perfect for a member interested in equity, justice, and liberation who values building and maintaining relationships. The FreeStore Community Resource Leader will help neighbors access food, toiletry, and essential household items. This AmeriCorps Member will build the capacity of our FreeStore and expand FreeStore locations to high-need neighborhoods throughout the city. Learn more here!
Youth Empowerment Curriculum and Evaluation Leader: This AmeriCorps Member should have an interest in youth education and empowerment, value the lived experience of youth, and be able to develop a trauma-informed lens to better understand and effectively serve program participants. The Youth Empowerment Curriculum and Evaluation Leader will expand Edgehill Neighborhood Partnership’s curriculum to include adolescent boys and to incorporate emotional intelligence, leadership development, and academic support. Learn more here!
Tennessee Eco-Challenge Leader: If you can bring fresh energy to this pursuit, with a passion for sustainability, and creative ways to get people involved, this is a perfect service position for you. During this service term, you will immerse yourself in projects to gain insight, grow your ability to improve systems, and become a stronger sustainability advocate. This member will spend their time composting, recycling, planting trees and pollinator habitats, and working on stream restoration projects. Learn more here!
- $6,495 education award, upon completion of service contract
- Federal student loan forbearance and accrued interest payment
- Bronze-level health coverage through Healthcare.gov
- Training and professional development in nonprofit management
- $20,000 living allowance, paid in bi-weekly increments
Meet the 2022-2023 HON AmeriCorps Cohort
The Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program engages civic-minded individuals in yearlong terms of public service. This year's AmeriCorps members are part of a 23-person cohort serving at 18 Nashville nonprofits. Learn more about each member below!
The HON AmeriCorps Program is made possible through generous support from Volunteer Tennessee and The Dan and Margaret Maddox Fund. AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for volunteering, service, and civic engagement. CNCS engages millions of Americans in citizen service through its AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs and leads the nation's volunteer and service efforts. For more information, visit NationalService.gov.
Each AmeriCorps participant is part of a National Service cohort that builds nonprofit capacity through a partnership between Hands On Nashville and participating AmeriCorps host sites. Members receive skills training, professional development, and networking opportunities throughout their yearlong term.
To learn more about the HON AmeriCorps Program, contact program manager Kristen Keefer at (615) 298-1108 ext. 4070, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.