AmeriCorps

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AmeriCorps provides an opportunity for individuals to serve with Habitat for Humanity to help meet the housing needs of communities and families throughout the United States.

AmeriCorps members serve in a variety of roles within Habitat. Whether they are engaging communities, building homes, leading volunteers, raising resources or developing new programs, AmeriCorps members help Habitat affiliates operate more efficiently and effectively. Most importantly, members help us to serve more families.

Habitat for Humanity International was one of the first nonprofits to become a partner when AmeriCorps was formed in 1994. Since then, more than 7,000 Habitat AmeriCorps members have performed over 12 million hours of service, and:

  • Served more than 15,000 families throughout the United States.
  • Mobilized and engaged over 2.5 million volunteers.
  • Raised tens of millions of dollars.

For more information about AmeriCorps, please visit habitat.org/americorps or americorps.gov.

To learn about local AmeriCorps opportunities with Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, please contact Marianne McClure at marianne@habitatportlandmetro.org or call 503.287.9529 x14.

Meet Our 2013/2014 AmeriCorps Members

Join us as we welcome Jessica Jazdzewski, Reed Hauser, Amanda Adams, Pearce Whitehead, Jerod Topliff, Katrina (Kat) Weisbecker, Sarah Dixon, returning AmeriCorps member Jenna Haley, and Maya Berman, as Habitat’s 2013-2014 AmeriCorps members!

These young volunteers have agreed to 10 and a half months of service, helping to eliminate poverty housing in the Portland Metro area. AmeriCorps members are a backbone of our affiliate and we treasure their dedication to Habitat’s mission. Learn more.

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