Celebrate the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary with us!

Celebrate the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary with us!

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 3600 AmeriCorps members provided over 5 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!

More details will be available here soon.

Posted on July 22, 2014 in Events, AmeriCorps.

Nominate an Outstanding AmeriCorps Alum for the 20th Anniversary Leadership Awards!

Since 1994, nearly 1 million Americans have served more than 1 billion hours at more than 15,000 community-based organizations. Oregon Volunteers has partnered with AmeriCorps Alums to celebrate the legacy of AmeriCorps—and we want to hear from you! For the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary, AmeriCorps Alums is seeking nominations for outstanding alumni of AmeriCorps to win their AmeriCorps Alums 20th Anniversary Leadership Awards.

Nominations can be submitted at Twenty.AmeriCorpsAlums.org from now until August 1st—and it takes less than five minutes to complete. Twenty award recipients will be announced by AmeriCorps Alums on September 12th and Oregon Volunteers will also be recognizing alums at our 20th Anniversary Celebration in Portland!

Read more: Nominate an Outstanding AmeriCorps Alum for the 20th Anniversary Leadership Awards!

Posted on July 22

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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