AmeriCorps is a National Service Program that engages community members into volunteer service opportunities throughout the nation. Our local KCR AmeriCorps program supports a myriad of nonprofit community organizations throughout Kitsap County. If you are interested in becoming a Host Site for KCR AmeriCorps members please contact the Program Coordinator at 360-473-2015. AmeriCorps team members serve full-time at these host sites, completing 1700 hours of service in one of the following service areas:
- Tutoring and mentoring students in elementary and middle schools
- Helping families learn skills to overcome education or employment barriers
- Advocating for survivors of domestic violence
- Identifying, planning and participating in a variety of monthly service project
- Recruiting, training and managing volunteers
If you have a passion for serving your community and a strong desire to address unmet needs, AmeriCorps could be the program for you. You will gain meaningful service experience, build your resume and grow personally as well. You will also have the opportunity to explore your interests, impact the lives of those you serve while also developing lifelong friendships with other AmeriCorps volunteers.