AmeriCorps Members Commemorate MLK Day

Dr. King once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” The MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 20 is an opportunity to remember Dr. King’s life and re-commit ourselves as citizens to answer that question by volunteering to serve one another and our communities. Every year AmeriCorps members in Utah commemorate this …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Will McElligott

The AmeriCorps Member of the Month for December 2019 is Will McElligott from the Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) program. CCYC Director Christine Nelson submitted the following nomination for Will: “Will has worked with Canyon Country Youth Corps since the fall of 2017. During his time with CCYC Will has served as a crew member, crew leader, and field boss. …

A brief guide to the branches of AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join AmeriCorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, help veterans and work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to choose from. Within AmeriCorps are …

Join AmeriCorps

Looking for your next step? AmeriCorps is your moment to take the path less traveled, to break the status quo, to stop talking about the problem and be the solution. Join AmeriCorps and you can mentor and tutor kids, rebuild a community after disaster, help veterans and work with local communities to alleviate poverty. There are thousands of opportunities to …

Meet Maria Soriano!

The AmeriCorps Utah Member of the Month for April is Maria Soriano! Each month, one AmeriCorps member in Utah is recognized for their commitment to the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” Maria is currently serving in the AmeriCorps Most Vulnerable Populations Program in Salt Lake City. Members in this program help the homeless obtain housing, provide assistance to …

Meet Cam Oda!

The AmeriCorps Utah Member of the Month for March 2019 is Cam Oda! Each month, one AmeriCorps member in Utah is recognized for their commitment to the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” Cam is currently serving with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis in Ogden. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis (BGCWD) provides additional support to …

UServeUtah Celebrates AmeriCorps Week with Member Gathering

PROVO, UTAH – On Tuesday, March 12, approximately 500 AmeriCorps members from across the state will gather in downtown Provo to celebrate their service.  White House appointee Barbara Stewart, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will provide keynote remarks.  AmeriCorps Week, March 10-16, pays tribute to all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Laycie Bowers

The February AmeriCorps Member of the Month is Laycie Bowers. Laycie is serving with the Boys and Girls Club of Utah County. Laycie is a new addition to the program, and she’s taken on a huge challenge. Laycie is the AmeriCorps LEGO Mindstorm Specialist; she rotates between five after-school programs, serving one day a week leading the brand new LEGO …

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Allison O’Bryan

Allison O’Bryan is serving her first year as a Playworks Americorps member at James E. Moss Elementary. Known as Coach Allie, she can be found day to day playing outside with her students and making sure that every child feels safe and included. From the day she started her service, she brought the energy and dedication needed to meet the …