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​​​​2023-24 Kentucky AmeriCorps Programs​

​All AmeriCorps programs have open ​positions for the 2023-24 program year. Contact the listed AmeriCorps program director ​or search for openings on

Governor Beshear announced funding for the 2023-24 Kentucky AmeriCorps programs on May 18, 2023.​ Programs begin either August 1 or September 1, 2023. ​

​​Click on the program name below for service locations​ and contact information.​

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members provide housing development and repair, emergency utility and crisis assistance, hunger relief, affordable clothing, preschool, in-school, after-school, and summer education, teen leadership development, companionship and transportation for the elderly and individuals with disabilities, disaster relief, and volunteer generation and support in or for residents in the service locations. (Economic Opportunity and Education)
Member Positions: 88 part-time
Service Locations: Southeastern and Eastern Kentucky (Jackson, Rockcastle, McCreary, Owsley, Magoffin, Johnson, Floyd, Knott, Pike, Clay, and Martin counties)

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Christian Appalachian Project (Paintsville)
Amy Schill, (606) 392-4495​​ or Bailey Bennett​

Environmental Education Leadership Corps

AmeriCorps members provide environmental education programs and activities to the public in various locations throughout Kentucky. (Environmental Stewardship)​
Member Positions: 26 full and part-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Kentucky Environmental Education Council (Frankfort)
Ashley Mike, (502) 564-0690 or Willa Bayne​

Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC) Corps

AmeriCorps members provide literacy tutoring and address food insecurity in economically disadvantaged schools in Central and Eastern Kentucky. (Education)
Member Positions: 70 full- and part-time
Service Locations: Ballard, Barren, Boyd, Bullitt, Casey, Crittenden, Daviess, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Gallatin, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Laurel, Lincoln, Logan, Madison, McCracken, McCreary, Mercer, Owen, Pulaski, Russell, Spencer, Taylor, Wayne, Webster, and Whitley counties

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (Shelbyville)
Heather Musinski, (502) 564-4986, Ext. 3831, April Hess(502) 564-4986, Ext. 3844 or Maya Owens​

Global Game Changers AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members teach students in Global Game Changers Expanded Learning Programs in Jefferson County, providing enrichment instruction resulting in gains in social-emotional skills, power skills, and academics. 
Member Positions: 21 full and part-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Global Game Changers Children’s Education Initiative (Louisville)
Alyssa Zediker (502) 558-5732 or Anne Walker ​​

Homes for All

AmeriCorps members provide housing services to individuals experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, or are in search of affordable housing opportunities in Kentucky. (Economic Opportunity)​
Member Positions: 39 full-time
Service Locations: Statewide 

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (Frankfort)
Holly Dennis, (502) 223-1834, Ext. 103​​ or Valerie Roberts​

iFoster TAY AmeriCorps Kentucky

AmeriCorps members serve as Peer Navigators and provide outreach to 14- to 24-year-old transition-age foster and kinship youth (TAY) and connecting to existing resources and support systems designed to help them achieve self-sufficiency success with a focus on daily living, education, employment and health and well-being. ​(Economic Opportunity)
Member Positions: 12 full- and part-time
Service Locations: Clay, Leslie, Perry, Letcher, Harlan, Bell, Knox, and Whitley counties​​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

iFoster​ (California)
Jordan Collins​ or Summer Rogers​, (213) 429-7015​

Kentucky College Coaches

AmeriCorps members coach and mentor high school and college students. These activities will take place in 50 high schools and Area Technology Centers and 6 higher education institutions throughout the state of Kentucky. (Education)​
Member Positions: 206 part-time
Service Locations: Statewide 

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation (Highland Heights)
Shellie Baker or Gayle Hilleke, (859) 572-7634​​

​Kentucky Intervention Team​

AmeriCorps members tutor students scoring at the novice level on standardized, research-based benchmark tests and Kentucky State KSA tests in mathematics and reading in Western Kentucky school districts. (Education)
Service Locations: Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, and Webster counties
Member Positions: 22 part-time​

​Program Sponsor and Contact:

Fulton Independent School District
Noah Croak​ or Rachel Crisman​​

Kentucky Public Health AmeriCorps​

AmeriCorps members will serve as Community Health Workers (CHW's) in local health departments in communities across Kentucky in core public health programs, including HANDS, WIC, and Harm Reduction. (Capacity Building)
Member Positions: 75 part-time
Service Locations: Statewide​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Kentucky Health Departments Association
Todd Rogers​ or Michelle Darsey​

KY ​Health Corps

AmeriCorps members will provide healthcare support to seniors and disabled individuals in 50 healthcare facilities. (Capacity Building)
Member Positions: 200 part-time​
Service Locations: Statewide​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Megan Eldridge​, (502) 265-6955 or Sarah Brady​

PartnerCorps PRI (Partners for Rural Impact)

AmeriCorps members mentor and tutor students in the Promise Zone Counties to increase math achievement. (Education)
Member Positions: 66 full- and part-time
Service Locations: ​Bell, Knox, Leslie, and Perry counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Partne​rs for Rural Impact (Berea)​
Rob Bowers,(859) 200-3280,Beverly Strange, (859) 985-4102 or ​ Erin Connor


AmeriCorps members mentor students in elementary, middle, and high schools in Jefferson County Public Schools to improve student attendance and/or behavioral outcomes. (Education)
Member Positions: 20 part-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Jefferson County Public Schools (Louisville)
Ben Langley, (502) 485-3926


AmeriCorps members provide tutoring and other intervention services in public school classrooms and community-based settings for students in grades K-12 with one or more dyslexia indicators in five Eastern Kentucky counties. (Education)​
Member Positions: 40 full-time
Service Locations: Floyd, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, and Perry counties​

Program Sponsor and Contacts: 

Senior Connections

AmeriCorps members provide a variety of nutritional services and social support to senior citizens throughout the seven-county GRADD region to lower food insecurity. (Healthy Futures) ​
Member Positions: 28 full-time
Service Locations: Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Green River Area Development District (Owensboro)
Brad Alley, (270) 926-4433 or Mary Ashford​, (270) 636-3166​​

​Southeast Conservation Corps Kentucky​

AmeriCorps members engage in disaster response and public lands maintenance activities in the state of Kentucky. (Environmental Stewardship)
Member Positions: 10 part-time​
Service Locations: Statewide​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Fiscal Agent: Conservation Legacy
Darcy Welch​ or April Elkins Badtke​

Teach For America - Appalachia

Professional Corps AmeriCorps members are responsible for teaching for two years in low-income and under-resourced schools. (Education)
Member Positions: 28 full-time
Service Locations:  Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Knox, Leslie, Letcher, Martin, Menifee, and Perry counties​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Teach For America (Hazard)
Rosie Ballinger or Rachel Weber Jones​ ​

Teach Kentucky AmeriCorps

Professional Corps AmeriCorps members teach in high-needs content areas such as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Special Education, and other content areas needed to address school staffing shortages in local public schools in Jefferson and surrounding counties. (Education)
Member Positions: 56 full-time
Service Locations: Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Meade, Nelson, and Oldham counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Teach Kentucky (Louisville)
Rowan Claypool​​​

UNITE Service Corps

AmeriCorps members tutor students in mathematics, teach "Too Good for Drugs" drug prevention curriculum, and sponsor UNITE drug prevention clubs in Eastern Kentucky schools. (Education)
Member Positions: 62 part-time
Service Locations: Bell, Boyd, Carter, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Whitley, and Wolfe counties​

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Operation UNITE (London/Somerset/Prestonsburg​)
Crystal Smallwood, (606) 369-4408 or ​​Benji Hammons​, (606) 330-1400

YouthBuild Urban Conservation Corps​

AmeriCorps members participate in hands-on Environmental Education and Career Readiness service activities that engage opportunity youth in meaningful, urban projects and service while building workforce skills for the green job sector in Louisville. (Environmental Stewardship)
Member Positions: 34 full- and part-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contact: