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2021-22 AmeriCorps Programs

Most of our AmeriCorps programs have open positions for the 2021-22 program year. Reach out to the listed AmeriCorps program director or search for openings on MyAmeriCorps.gov.

2021-22 KY AmeriCorps Grants Press Release

2021-22 AmeriCorps Program List

2021-22 AmeriCorps Program Map



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


ATEAM AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members are placed in elementary, middle and high schools that will be responsible for tutoring targeted remedial students, including migrant students, in K-12 in reading and/or math using research-based curriculums; mentor students; and assist high school juniors and seniors in the process of transitioning to college or the workforce.
Member Positions: 47 part-time
Service Locations: Allen, Ballard, Barren, Bullitt, Carlisle, Crittenden, Daviess, Edmonson, Fulton, Garrard, Graves, Green, Hancock, Livingston, McLean, Pulaski, Taylor and Webster counties
 

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Shannon Bailes, (270) 316-1005
Lisa Pack, (270) 381-0313

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.
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) 256-0973
Bailey Bennett

Economic Empowerment Corps

AmeriCorps members provide economic opportunity services, such as financial education, individual financial counseling, and case management services, to domestic violence survivors at Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence's member programs and other community partners across the state. 
Member Positions: 21 full-time
Service Locations: Boyd, Christian, Daviess, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Hardin, Jefferson, Kenton, Laurel, Mason, McCracken, Perry, Pulaski, Rowan and Warren counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Frankfort)
Carol Foy, (859) 221-8299
Lisa Gabbard

Environmental Education Leadership Corps

AmeriCorps members provide environmental education programs and activities to the public in various locations throughout Kentucky.
Member Positions: 21 full and part-time
Service Locations: Boyd, Breathitt, Bullitt, Campbell, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Hardin, Hopkins, Jefferson, Madison and McCracken counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Kentucky Environmental Council (Frankfort)
Ashley Mike, (502) 564-0690
Billy Bennett, (502) 564-9299

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. 
Member Positions: 44 full and part-time
Service Locations: Central and Eastern Kentucky (Boyd, Ballard, Barren, Bullitt, Carroll, Casey, Crittenden, Daviess, Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Gallatin, Harlan, Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Madison, McCreary, Pulaski, Taylor, Webster and Whitley counties)

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (Shelbyville)
Heather Musinski, (502) 564-4986, Ext. 3831
April Hess

Fayette County Schools Math Matters

AmeriCorps members provide tutoring to sixth-grade students using the computer-based Successmaker Math program, providing homework help, and tutoring in other classes at the following FCPS middle schools, Bryan Station, Crawford, Lexington Traditional, Tates Creek and Winburn. 
Member Positions: 12 part-time
Service Location: Fayette County


Program Sponsor and Contact:

​Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky

AmeriCorps members will serve as peer leaders and mentors in Hazard Community and Technical College, Southeast Community and Technical College, and Big Sandy Community and Technical College. (Education)
Member Positions: 18 part-time
Service Locations: Harlan, Floyd and Perry counties

Program Sponsor and Contact

Bobby Martin-Sullivan, (606) 216-5260

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: 16 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
Anne Walker, (502) 558-5732

Homes for All

AmeriCorps members provide housing-related services for individuals and families across Kentucky who are experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, or in search of affordable homeownership opportunities. Services include new construction, home repairs, housing-focused case management, homeownership counseling and housing navigation.
Member Positions: 39 full-time
Service Locations: Statewide (Boyd, Fayette, Franklin, Henderson, Jessamine, Jefferson, Kenton, Lee, Madison, McCracken, Nelson, Owsley, Rowan and Scott counties)

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (Frankfort)
Caitlin Bottoms, (502) 223-1834, Ext. 1117
Holly Dennis, (502) 223-1834, Ext. 103

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. 
Member Positions: 131 part-time
Service Locations: Statewide (Adair, Anderson, Bell, Boyd, Boyle, Breckenridge, Bullitt, Calloway, Carter, Casey, Christian, Edmonson, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Gallatin, Grant, Greenup, Hardin, Hart, Jefferson, Kenton, Knox, LaRue, Marion, McCracken, McCreary, Meade, Muhlenberg, Nicholas, Ohio, Pike, Powell, Union, Warren and Whitley counties)

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation (Highland Heights)
Gayle Hilleke, (859) 572-7634
Kyle Dorriere

Kentucky Conservation Corps (Planning Grant)

Southeast Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, proposes to utilize a Kentucky AmeriCorps Planning Grant to explore opportunities for the future utilization of AmeriCorps members to address conservation of public lands and disaster response throughout the state of Kentucky. 

Program Sponsor and Contact: 

Brenna Kelly, (423) 718-3467


​Kentucky Counselor Academy

AmeriCorps members will provide college access and student success training, coaching, and networking for professionals and pre-professionals in high schools, Area Technology Centers, and colleges/universities statewide in Kentucky.
Member Positions: 16 part-time 
Service Locations: Boyd, Calloway, Campbell, Fayette, Madison, Perry, Shelby and Warren counties

Program Sponsor and Contact: 

KY Ready Corps

AmeriCorps members identify and provide direct assistance to individuals and groups vulnerable to disasters, and conduct disaster planning in communities across Kentucky.
Member Positions: 60 part-time
Service Locations: Campbell, Daviess, Fayette, Garrard, Jefferson, Madison, Metcalfe, Nelson, Pike, Scott and Warren counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond)
Julie Struck, (859) 622-3525
Amy Hughes

Morehead State Unversity (MSU) Corps

AmeriCorps members provide evidence-informed math and reading tutoring in local elementary and middle schools to high-risk, economically disadvantaged students.
Member Positions: 30 full-time
Service Locations: Eastern Kentucky (Bath, Bourbon, Boyd, Bracken, Carter, Clark, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Harrison, Lawrence, Lewis, Magoffin, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Nicholas, Powell, Robertson, Rowan and Wolfe counties)

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Morehead State Unversity (Morehead)
Joe Rowe, (606) 783-2719

Partners for Education (PFE) AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members mentor and tutor students in rural Kentucky counties.
Member Positions: 80 full-time
Service Locations: Bell, Knox, Leslie, and Perry counties

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Partners for Education at Berea College (Berea)
Rob Bowers, (859) 200-3280
Beverly Strange, (859) 985-4102
Erin Connor,  (859) 985-3643

REACH Corps

AmeriCorps members mentor students in elementary and middle schools in Jefferson County Public Schools to improve student attendance, behavioral outcomes, and academic achievement. 
Member Positions: 24 full-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Jefferson County Public Schools (Louisville)
Ben Langley, (502) 485-3926
Jon Auslander-Price, (502) 485-3949

Reading Corps

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 three Eastern Kentucky counties.
Member Positions: 40 full-time
Service Locations: Knott, Perry and Leslie counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts: 

Senior Connections

AmeriCorps members socialize with seniors in senior centers, senior living facilities, hospice, Area Agencies on Aging, and other community and faith-based organizations.
Member Positions: 24 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

Teach For America - Appalachia

Professional Corps AmeriCorps members are responsible for teaching for two years in low-income and under-resourced schools. 
Member Positions: 30 full-time
Service Locations:  Floyd, Kenton, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Martin, Perry and Menifee counties

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Teach For America (Hazard)
Rosie Ballinger, (859) 358-5560

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. 
Member Positions: 75 full-time
Service Locations: Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Meade, Nelson and Oldham counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Teach Kentucky (Louisville)
Edris Humphrey
Rowan Claypool, (502) 458-0830

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.
Member Positions: 54 full-time
Service Locations: Boyd, Carter, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Laurel, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Owsley, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Whitley and Wolfe counties

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Operation UNITE (London/Hazard)
Crystal Smallwood, (606) 794-3938
Benji Hammons

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
Member Positions: 10 full- and part-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Emily Clayton(502) 290-6122
Lynn Rippy