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The Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism grows partnerships across the state using the resources and civic engagement of national service programming and volunteerism to solve community problems and improve lives.

GCSV currently funds 18 AmeriCorps programs in Georgia that will enroll 660 AmeriCorps members. The GCSV funds 12 Learn and Serve programs that will engage more than 15,000 Georgia school students in service-learning activities and manages a VISTA project that will place one VISTA member for each of Georgia’s 12 regions throughout the state, as well as one VISTA Team Leader at the GCSV office.

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House Sends Landmark

National Service

Bill to President

 
United States Congress

Washington D.C. – Seventy-five years to the day after President Roosevelt signed the Civilian Conservation Corps into law, the House of Representatives today sent President Obama a sweeping expansion of national service that will engage millions of Americans in meeting national needs and solving local problems through volunteer service.

The House voted 275-149 on March 31 to accept the Senate amendments to H.R. 1388, the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. The Senate passed the bill March 26 in a 79-19 vote and renamed the legislation after Senator Kennedy, a longtime champion of national service. The House action sends the bill to President Obama, who has said he will sign the measure.

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2010-11 GEORGIA AMERICORPS PROGRAMS

Printable List of Georgia*State AmeriCorps Programs

Albany Police Cadets

530 West Broad Avenue

Albany, GA 31701

Corporal Denise Barnes
Program Director

Clayton State University AmeriCorps

2000 Clayton State Blvd.

Morrow, GA 30260

Natasha Hutson, Program Director

Communities in Schools
600 West Peachtree St., Ste. 1200
Atlanta, GA 30308
Marie-Ella Williams, Program Director

Georgia Personal Assistance
Services Corps (GA PAS Corps)
4380 Memorial Drive
Ste. 200
Decatur, GA 30032
Marie Wandera, Program Director

Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Jekyll Island State Park Authority
Jekyll Island, GA
Jeannie Miller, Program Director

Gulfsouth Youth Action Corps
Operation Reach, Inc.
3006 Clairmont Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Nicole Payne-Jack,
Chief Compliance Officer

Hands On Atlanta AmeriCorps
600 Means St
Ste. 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
Walter Jackson, Program Director

Jumpstart Georgia
100 Edgewood Ave.,
Ste. 1080
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tiffani Gottlieb, Program Director

Macon Police Cadets AmeriCorps
2525 Pio Nono Avenue
Macon, GA 31326
Sgt. Sarita Thomas,
Program Director

Outward Bound Atlanta AmeriCorps
230 Peachtree St., NW
Ste. 950
Atlanta, GA 30303
Diamond LeSane, Program Director

Project Health Access
United Way Metro Atlanta
100 Edgewood Avenue,
Atlanta, GA 30303
Mary Spanburgh, Program Director

Refugee Family Services
5561-H Memorial Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Laretia Williams, Program Director

Refugee Resettlement Services and
Immigration Services of Atlanta
4151 Memorial Dr.,
Ste. 205D
Decatur, GA 30032
Amanda Dean, Program Director

Service to Families in Fannin County
P.O. Box 2715
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Doug Davenport, Program Director

Silver Corps
Hands On Atlanta
600 Means Street
Atlanta, GA 30318
Erin Littles, Program Director

TEAM (Technology, Environment, and
Mathematics Program)
30 Courtland Street
Rm. 217 Alumni Hall
Atlanta, GA 30303
Alexandra Cooley, Program Director

Y Corps
Georgia Mountain YMCA, Inc.
 2455 Howard Road
Gainesville, GA 30505
Mark Thomas, Program Director

Youth Villages Inner Harbour Campus
4685 Dorsett Shoals Rd.
Douglasville, GA 30135
Kayla Scrivner, Program Director

 


LINKS


AmeriCorps

GCSV Board of Commissioners
AmeriCorps Alums
Corporation for National & Community Service
Council of Volunteer Administrators of Metropolitan Atlanta

Department of Community Affairs (homepage)

Department of Justice's National Sex Offender Public Website (for AmeriCorps Background Checks)

eGrants
Georgia Association for Volunteer Administration, Inc.

OMB Circulars -- Applying OMB Circulars to AmeriCorps Grants

OnCorps Reporting System

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Contact Information

For more information, visit www.servega.org or contact John Turner.

 

Georgia’s AmeriCorps program creates

partnerships and opportunities

to participate in service programs in

education, the environment, public safety,

human needs, and homeland security.

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