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
Class 3 at a Glance
October 2, 2023 – April 19, 2024
Members will serve a minimum of 25 hours/week in order to complete a 675-hour service term.
SERVE HOUSTON will recruit 18 members, placing teams of three across 6 project sites.
Class 4 at a Glance
May 28 – August 2, 2024
Members will serve a minimum of 35 hours/week in order to complete a 300-hour service term.
SERVE HOUSTON will recruit 30 members, placing teams of 3-6 across 5-10 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
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