March 9-17, 2013
AmeriCorps week is annual event to celebrate and recognize the impact AmeriCorps has on our communities. In Big Sky Country, AmeriCorps members build trails, mentor at-risk youth, weatherize homes, help students learn to read, assist with tax preparations, build homes for low-income families, recruit volunteers, help nonprofits achieve their mission, and so much more. Since 1994, more than 7,800 Montana residents have served more than 7.4 million hours with AmeriCorps.
Participate in AmeriCorps Week Events
Montana AmeriCorps members are celebrating AmeriCorps week with service projects, potlucks, outreach events in schools, radio shows, and guest newspaper columns across the state.
Share your AmeriCorps Story
Share your AmeriCorps story with ServeMontana on Facebook.
Are you an AmeriCorps Alumnus? Connect with other Montana AmeriCorps Alumni on Facebook.
Learn more about AmeriCorps programs in Montana.
Learn more about AmeriCorps programs across the nation at www.americorps.gov.
Facts about AmeriCorps in Montana
- While serving our Montana community communities, AmeriCorps members gain job skill, earn money for college, and learn the importance of giving back.
- There are more than 1,200 AmeriCorps members serving in Montana this year!
- AmeriCorps members serve in Montana through 5 AmeriCorps State Programs, 5 AmeriCorps National Programs, 5 AmeriCorps VISTA projects, and 1 AmeriCorps NCCC team. That’s 16 different programs connecting AmeriCorps members to local community needs.
- Since 1994, more than 7,800 Montana residents have served more than 7.4 million hours and have qualified for Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling more than $16,980,000.
- AmeriCorps members serve Montana by weatherizing homes, helping low-income Montanans access legal assistance, improving trails and public lands, educating citizens about energy conservation, recruiting and training volunteers, mentoring students, developing nonprofits capacity, increasing access to healthy food, and so much more!
Learn more about the impact of AmeriCorps and other National Service programs in Montana at nationalservice.gov.