Register for the Oregon AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary!

Register for the Oregon AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary!

Registration is now open for the Oregon AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Join us on September 12th for a celebration of twenty years of AmeriCorps service in Oregon and across the nation! Oregon Volunteers will host a celebration for current and former AmeriCorps members, program staff, commissioners and other supporters of AmeriCorps in Oregon.

In the past twenty years, over 16,000 AmeriCorps members provided over 20 million hours of service to enrich the educational experiences of Oregon's children, increase access to healthcare for families, provide relief to victims of disaster, preserve the environment, build the capacity of community organizations and much, much more! We salute these members and the dedicated staff and partners who supported them in their service and we hope you will join us to do the same!

Visit the Oregon AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Celebration website for more information and to register today.

Posted on July 22, 2014 in Events, AmeriCorps.

Now recruiting! Join AmeriCorps today!

Hundreds of AmeriCorps members are making a positive impact across the state of Oregon every day and you can join them! AmeriCorps programs in Oregon are recruiting members RIGHT NOW to address critical needs in our state in the areas of education, environmental stewardship, disaster services, healthy futures and capacity building.

As an AmeriCorps member, you'll receive extensive training and support to build your skills and connect you to communities and individuals that need a little extra support to realize their potential. You'll receive a modest living stipend to help support you during your term of service and once you complete your service you'll receive an education award to enable you to further your education or pay off student loans! Full-time AmeriCorps positions offer access to health care benefits and you may be eligible for child care benefits as well.

Click below to learn more about the programs that are currently recruiting!

Read more: Now recruiting! Join AmeriCorps today!

Posted on August 12

AmeriCorps members' 'We are St. Helens' videos highlight town character

AmeriCorps member Blake H. has found that his position in the town of St. Helens has given him, and other AmeriCorps members, the perfect opportunity to publicly highlight the town's character. Blake helped start a YouTube Channel called "We are St. Helens."

He is serving through the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments program, and he is based at the Port of St. Helens.

His story of service:

Read more: AmeriCorps members' 'We are St. Helens' videos highlight town character

Posted on June 30

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