AmeriCorps members serve Nevada communities while gaining job skills and earning money for college. AmeriCorps programs place dedicated individuals in communities across the state to address local needs.
Great Basin Institute
Great Basin Institute’s Nevada Conservation Corps harnesses the energy and idealism of youth to meet the needs of Nevada public lands and communities. As a competitively funded AmeriCorps program, the NCC promotes ecological literacy through field research and direct conservation service. The NCC provides students and young professionals opportunities to make meaningful contributions toward protecting and conserving Nevada’s natural heritage, while also gaining valuable work experience in the natural resource management field.
City of Las Vegas
ReInvent Schools Las Vegas focuses on academic achievement, expanded learning, wraparound services, and family and community engagement at underperforming urban core schools. The initiative is a unique partnership between the Clark County School District and the city of Las Vegas, in collaboration with Communities in Schools and other local nonprofits.
Nevada Outdoor School
The Nevada Outdoor School AmeriCorps Program is a community development program that provides professional and life-skills training for community members, and collaborations for best practices to increase the overall outreach of rural non-profits. Nevada Outdoor School’s AmeriCorps State program places full-time, part-time, and summer AmeriCorps members members at worthy organizations throughout rural northern Nevada. Members dedicate a year or summer of their lives to serving others in the community as environmental stewards, educators, mentors, and caregivers.
Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership
The Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership AmeriCorps program supports education needs using a unique coalition model to deliver services in local communities. NSCP AmeriCorps members serve statewide in the hardest to reach communities helping connect people to resources. Community Education Workers connect children and adults with much needed education programs.
Partners of Prevention
A new program designed to help prevent opioid and prescription drug abuse in fifteen Nevada counties. Members provide direct services including partnering with law enforcement, providing community education, and assisting with prescription drug take back events.
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
The Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation Student Stewards AmeriCorps Program is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), standards-based curriculum that uses citizen science to engage kids with their local parks. This program introduces students to the importance of STEM fields and to the ever-growing opportunities in STEM jobs. The program prepares the students for success in post-secondary education and STEM careers.
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- Learn more about Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
- Program Director Heidi Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org