These AmeriCorps programs are funded through Serve Idaho by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Members serve in elementary schools throughout the Boise School District providing reading tutoring to students in need.
Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute AmeriCorps members are placed on projects addressing environmental conservation, sustainable living and rural community needs in Idaho.
In this residential program, AmeriCorps members participate in certification courses relating to large-scale land management, required by the U.S. Forest Service. From May through October, they complete restoration projects throughout the Salmon-Challis National Forest.
AmeriCorps members provide outreach to families and individuals in the Head Start/Early Head Start programs statewide. They provide health screens and education to assist with advocacy needs and serve as a link between Head Start and the health care community.
AmeriCorps members work with 4-H extension offices in 38 counties to improve academic engagement and social-emotional skills in youth age 5-18 years.
National Direct Programs in Idaho
AmeriCorps VISTA provides full-time members to community organizations and public agencies to create and expand programs and bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty.
Senior Corps connects people 55 and older with the people and organizations that need them most.
The AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a full-time residential program for men and women ages 18-24 that strengthens communities while developing leaders through direct, team-based national and community service.