Want to Host AmeriCorps Members?

Apply to become a SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps project site!

SERVE HOUSTON provides project sites:

  • A team of SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps members recruited, vetted, onboarded and initially trained by SERVE HOUSTON ready to accomplish project goals defined by your organization.

  • Continued support, oversight and training for your AmeriCorps members by SERVE HOUSTON program staff.

  • Training facilitated by SERVE HOUSTON for your organization’s Site Supervisors.

  • A simple system to record service hours and track members’ progress toward accomplishing your project goals.

  • Overall administration and facilitation of the AmeriCorps program and its compliance requirements, including administering a biweekly living allowance to members and distributing a Segal Education award upon completion of the program.

  • An ongoing partnership with Interfaith Ministries’ Vic Samuels Center for Volunteerism and Civic Service.

  • An association with AmeriCorps, a prestigious national service program.

  • Enhanced visibility in the Houston community.

Important Program Dates

  • Aug. 21, 2023 Project Site Applications Due

  • Sept. 1, 2023 Project Sites for Class 3 Announced

  • Sept. 7-8, 2023 Site Supervisor Training

  • Sept. 13, 2023 Project Site Matching Fair

  • Oct. 2, 2023 Members start service

  • Oct. 9, 2023 Members’ first day at project sites

See the impact.   

0 nonprofit orders filled
at Houston ToolBank
0 new clients enrolled
at L.I.F.E. Houston
0 new families recruited
at Kids’ Meals
0 new veteran disability claims generated
at Precinct2gether
0 families served weekly
at Catholic Charities
0 clients enrolled in Animeals
at Meals on Wheels

What You’ll Provide

  • Meaningful direct service team projects with clear and measurable goals, expectations and deliverables that adhere to AmeriCorps Program guidelines

  • A specified weekly schedule for your team of members that enables members to successfully complete the program on time

  • Assistance for SERVE HOUSTON staff in the member recruiting process, as needed

  • A workspace and/or technology if needed for each member to complete project work

  • On-the-job skills training for members specific to their service

Project Site Eligibility

  • Your organization is part of a national or local nonprofit, school, government agency, faith-based or community organization

  • Your organization’s mission and/or your proposed AmeriCorps member project seeks to improve the social determinants of health

  • Prepared to pay the placement fee for AmeriCorps members

  • Able to designate at least 2 of your staff members to serve as site supervisors for your assigned SERVE HOUSTON AmeriCorps team

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