LifeBridge AmeriCorps is a statewide full time AmeriCorps program that seeks to improve school readiness, academic achievement, job readiness assistance, financial literacy services, long term hunger alleviation, and community service projects in sites throughout West Virginia. Members provide service through school systems and non-profit organizations while increasing community involvement opportunities.
Becoming a Member
Are you a recent graduate, Veteran or community member interested in earning money for college/vocational school or repaying federal student loans? Are you willing to commit one year to national service working to improve the of individuals and families in WV? Are you interested in gaining practical work experience and training to give you an advantage in the competitive job market? LifeBridge AmeriCorps programs offer exciting opportunities working with vulnerable and at risk individuals and families throughout WV. All positions are full time. Members are paid a living allowance of $12,100 and earn an Education Award of $5,645. Benefits include health insurance and child care. All members must sign a contract committing to one year of service. If you fit this description, we want to hear from you!
Need more information? Contact Kerri
Ready to apply? Click here for member application
Can LifeBridge AmeriCorps Programs Help My Organization?
Is your organization a 501(c)(3) providing educational or health and human services to vulnerable populations?
Does your organization struggle to meet the ever increasing demand for direct services, particularly in these difficult economic times?
Could your organization benefit from competent and trained volunteers re-cruited directly from your community?
Are you willing to recruit well qualified and committed individuals to help you fulfill your mission and organizational goals and serve through AmeriCorps?
If you answered yes to just one of these questions and your organization is willing to make a $5,200 cash contribution and $5,744 through in kind donations to support the member to complete one year of service, then LifeBridge AmeriCorps can help you!
Interested in finding out more information on a LifeBridge AmeriCorps program? Contact Darnitta for more information!
Ready to apply for member slots? Click Here
- Site recruitment flyer
- Site Requirements
- Member Service Description
- Outline of program objectives
- Site Application
Lacinda Fresquez, Director 304.340.3519
Darnitta Elswick, Associate Director 304.340.3593
Kerri Cooper, Programs Assistant 304.340.3504
Funded in part by a grant from Volunteer WV, The State’s Commission for National and Community Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.