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AmeriCorps Active Choices

AmeriCorps members will implement and coordinate Active Choices, a telephone-based physical activity program proven to increase physical activity in homebound older adults, in five planning and service areas. 
Member Positions: 20 full and part-time
Service Locations: Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (Louisville), Pennyrile (Hopkinsville), Kentucky River (Hazard), Lake Cumberland (Russell Springs), and Bluegrass (Lexington)

Program Sponsor:

CHFS Dept. for Aging and Independent Living (Frankfort)
Angie Hutcherson, (502) 564-6930, Ext. 3539

ATEAM AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members will be 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: 63 part-time
Service Locations: Western and Southern Kentucky (Allen, Barren, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Cumberland, Daviess, Edmonson, Fulton, Garrard, Graves, Hart, Larue, Livingston, Marshall, McLean, Metcalfe, Pulaski, Taylor and Webster counties)
 

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Shannon Bailes, (270) 316-1005

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP)

AmeriCorps members will 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: 54 part-time
Service Locations: Southeastern and Eastern Kentucky (Jackson, Rockcastle, McCreary, Owsley, Magoffin, Johnson, Floyd, Knott, Pike, Clay, and Martin counties)

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Christian Appalachian Project (Paintsville)
Amy Schill, (606) 256-0973
Bailey Bennett

Economic Empowerment Corps

AmeriCorps members will 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: 20 full-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Frankfort)
Whitney Reynolds(502) 209-5382

Environmental Education Leadership Corps

AmeriCorps members will provide environmental education programs and activities to the public in various locations throughout Kentucky.
Member Positions: 23 full and part-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

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

Fayette County Public Schools AmeriCorps Planning Grant

School District staff will explore opportunities for the future utilization of AmeriCorps members to address School Readiness and/or K-12 Success in the target communities of Lexington/Fayette County.


Program Sponsor and Contact:

Fayette County Public Schools
Susan Davis, (859) 381-4000

Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC) Corps

AmeriCorps members will provide literacy tutoring and address food insecurity in economically disadvantaged schools in Central and Eastern Kentucky. 
Member Positions: 61 full and part-time
Service Locations: Central and Eastern Kentucky

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (Shelbyville)
Heather Musinski, (502) 564-4986, Ext. 3831
Paula Devers Morris(502) 564-4986, Ext. 3844

Global Game Changers AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members will 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 Contact:

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

Homes for All

AmeriCorps members will provide housing services, new home construction activities, home repairs, and financial literacy classed to economically disadvantaged individuals in Kentucky. 
Member Positions: 39 full-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky (Frankfort)
Caitlin Szabo, (502) 223-1834, Ext. 1117
Holly Whitaker

Kentucky College Coaches

AmeriCorps members will coach and mentor high school students in high schools and Area Technology Centers throughout the state to help build a college-going culture in Kentucky.
Member Positions: 77 part-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation
Meredith Dean, (859) 572-7725

Kentucky College Coaches on Campus

AmeriCorps members will provide academic coaching to first-generation, low-income, and/or veteran college students statewide.
Member Positions: 56 part-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation
Meg Stephenson(859) 572-7836

Kentucky READY Corps

AmeriCorps members will identify and provide direct assistance to individuals and groups vulnerable to disasters, and conduct disaster planning with a focus on vulnerable individuals and groups in communities across Kentucky.
Member Positions: 37 full and part-time
Service Locations: Statewide

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

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

Morehead State Unversity (MSU) Corps

AmeriCorps members will 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
Rosita Napoleoni-Milan, (606) 783-9574

Partners for Education (PFE) AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps members will 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
Erin Connor (859) 985-3643

PartnerCorps STEM

AmeriCorps members will serve as mentors, tutors, and college guides in Madison County.
Member Positions: 32 full and part-time
Service Locations: Madison County

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Partners for Education at Berea College (Berea)
Beverly Strange, (859) 985-3000, Ext. 4102
Erin Connor,  (859) 985-3643

REACH Corps

AmeriCorps members will mentor students in elementary and middle schools to improve student attendance and behavioral outcomes.
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

Senior Connections

AmeriCorps members will socialize with seniors in senior centers, senior living facilities, hospice, Area Agencies on Aging, and other community and faith-based organizations.
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
Carolynn Kelley, (270) 926-4433

Teach For America - Appalachia

Professional Corps AmeriCorps members will be responsible for teaching for in low-income and disadvantaged schools in Appalachian Kentucky, going above and beyond traditional expectations to help their students achieve at high levels.
Member Positions: 46 full-time
Service Locations: Eastern Kentucky

Program Sponsor and Contact:

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

Teach Kentucky AmeriCorps

Professional Corps AmeriCorps members will be Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, Spanish, and Learning and Behavior Disorders public school teachers in Jefferson and several surrounding counties.
Member Positions: 80 full-time
Service Locations: Jefferson, Oldham, Henry, Ohio, Shelby, and Bullitt counties

Program Sponsor and Contacts:

Teach Kentucky (Louisville)
Mariah Richards(919) 810-3737
Rowan Claypool, (502) 458-0830

UNITE Service Corps

AmeriCorps members will 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: Eastern Kentucky (Carter, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Laurel, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Morgan, Owsley, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, and Wolfe counties)

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Operation UNITE (London/Hazard)
Crystal Smallwood, (606) 794-3938
Kelli Thompson
Debbie Trusty

YouthBuild Urban Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps members will 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: 5 full-time
Service Locations: Jefferson County

Program Sponsor and Contact:

Emily Clayton(502) 290-6122
Lynn Rippy