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AmeriCorps VIP Program

We invite you to make a difference for families and children in Santa Cruz County who face economic hardship by serving with the Americorps Volunteer Infrastructure Project. We train and place AmeriCorps members to increase the number of volunteers providing crucial services at local non-profits.

AmeriCorps Members are placed for a one-year term and serve as part of a community team, working to coordinate programs and support volunteers.

Apply to Serve

Do you believe that volunteers are crucial for community change? Then apply to serve with our Americorps program.  Our VIP fellows serve as Volunteer Coordinators at partnering non-profits in Santa Cruz County. They complete a 1700 hr service term starting in September OR a 900 hr service term starting in February. Our recruitment process annually kicks off in June and continues through February.

View the Job Description and Complete an Application.

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Become an Agency Partner

Would you like to  improve your  organization's ability to welcome and retain volunteers? Then partner with us and apply for an Americorps Member to serve as a Volunteer Coordinator at your organization.

Participating organizations have identified  benefits including increased volunteer retention, higher productivity and more visibility for your organization.

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Meet our Members

Every year new members join our team for a year of service. Learn about their background and what motivated them to give their time to Americorps in Santa Cruz County.

View our Member Profiles

Read about the work our members did in 2018-2019

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Members and Supervisor Corner

We are here to provide both our members and their supervisors with the resources they need for a  successful partnership. Grab training resources, member handbooks, paperwork etc here.

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