People. Animals. Love. (PAL)

People. Animals. Love. (PAL) Washington, D.C. PAL strives to give low-income children living in disadvantaged neighborhoods the opportunity to explore their interests in the animal kingdom through a STEM animal-based curriculum in which students learn about big themes. AmeriCorps members will assist the site coordinator with the preparation of materials for the teachers, create supply…

U.S. Dream Academy

U.S. Dream Academy Washington, D.C. U.S. Dream Academy is based on the pillars of skill-building, character-building and dream-building. AmeriCorps members will supervise youth in a safe and caring environment with daily homework assistance and academic enrichment activities, including a variety of lessons, from one-on-one tutoring to development and coordination of different “classes” such as financial…

International Rescue Committee

International Rescue Committee Atlanta, GA The International Rescue Committee (IRC) resettles refugees moving from nearly 50 countries to the Greater Atlanta area. IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 800 refugees in Georgia annually and provides additional services to another 1,500 refugees and asylees. NDA members assist with several main IRC services. They help with…

The Neighborhood Academy

The Neighborhood Academy Pittsburgh, PA http://www.theneighborhoodacademy.org/ The Neighborhood Academy provides a holistic college-preparatory education for students in grades 8-12. NDA members serve alongside master teachers. They assist with lesson planning, athletics, homework help, student advisories, and tutoring.

Mission Grammar School

Mission Grammar School Boston, MA Mission Grammar School is an urban, college prep Catholic School dedicated to reaching individual excellence in a faith-based community rooted in Gospel values. The strength of a school is in its community. Families, the administration, faculty, staff, and scholars work in partnership to accomplish and strengthen academic and social success.…

Steps to Success

Steps to Success Boston, MA The mission of Steps to Success is to help students from low-income families defeat the cycle of poverty. Steps to Success supports students involved in their programs, which provide services to students of different age groups. Steps to Success assists students to become college-ready. The Steps to Success team helps…

Catholic Charities (Laboure Center)

Catholic Charities (Laboure Center) Boston, MA Catholic Charities shows its commitment to youth through programs that support health, wellness, and education. Catholic Charities mentoring and tutoring programs help create positive self-esteem. Programs focus on teaching life skills. For more information, visit: http://www.ccab.org/youth

Julie’s Family Learning Program (JFLP)

Julie’s Family Learning Program (JFLP) Boston, MA Julie’s is a family support and education program that is committed to the growth of strong, stable, and healthy families. Julie’s serves at-risk mothers and children so that they can become healthy, successful and financially independent members of their communities. For more information, visit: http://www.juliesfamily.org/

Harbor House – Domestic Violence Organization

Harbor House  – Domestic Violence Organization Apopka, FL NDA members at Harbor House serve in one of two capacities: Working with children living at the shelter. This includes providing academic support, supporting youth in adapting to the shelter, and answering the abuse hotline Working at the Orange County Courthouse includes assisting survivors (bilingual English/Spanish highly…

Stetson University

Stetson University Apopka, FL At Stetson University, NDA members serve at the Multicultural Student Council. The member advises leaders and members of student organizations. Stetson University is located in Deland, FL. For more information, visit: www.stetson.edu/administration/cross-cultural-center/

Seminole State College

Seminole State College Apopka, FL NDA members at Seminole State organize a student Citizen Scholars program and increase student engagement. The member also plans civic and campus community events with other volunteers. Members work with other social justice initiatives to host civic events on campus and create the civic engagement website and assist First Generation…

Self-Help Federal Credit Union

Self-Help Federal Credit Union Apopka, FL The NDA member creates a strong network of referral sources for credit union services (mortgage loans) in the low income communities, conducting outreach to academic, religious, immigrant and in other settings that serve low-income communities. Member will also work to identify natural allies working against predatory lending (payday lending,…

Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation

Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation Apopka, FL NDA members support low-income residents living in ONIC communities. They coordinate activities with residents, such as after-school tutoring, youth enrichment activities, financial literacy for adults and they perform outreach. Members meet with parents and youth to provide feedback and discuss progress. For more information, visit: www.orlandoneighborhood.org/

Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF)

Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) Apopka, FL The FWAF is a grassroots community organization that provides services to farm worker communities. The NDA member serves as a contact for the FWAF and colleges, service organizations, volunteers and other groups interested in learning more about serving the community. This member coordinates events hosted by the FWAF.…