“AmeriCorps was a great option because the need for service increased due to COVID-19 and it was one of the few gap year options with a multitude of service options."
I am a disabled adult. But after I started volunteering with AmeriCorps, it was a nice surprise how everyone is so accepting and understanding and how flexible things are.
"I will carry with me the opportunities and interactions AmeriCorps has given me for the rest of my life.”
"I have been able to experience and contribute directly to a child's learning. Serving with AmeriCorps helped me realize that I want to advance in the field of Early Childhood Education."
Maria A Lopez Rodriguez
"I am fortunate to be able to help struggling readers. I know I am making a difference in the lives of these children."
Mary Kay Patters
"I hope the resources I am building will help this partnership continue its work into the future beyond my service. That they can use these stories to make lasting change in the community."