CNNC

AmeriCorps ACCESS Project

Currently Accepting Applications!

Contact

Khouan Maoxomphu Rodriguez, Project Director at 336.256.1060
Cynthia Mejia, Training Coordinator at 336.256.1375

About AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 members in intensive service annually to serve through nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations at 25,000 locations across the country. These members help communities tackle pressing problems while mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. Since 1994, more than 900,000 Americans have provided more than 1.2 billion hours of service to their communities and country through AmeriCorps. For more information, visit NationalService.gov.

AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

Mission of the ACCESS Project

To help immigrant and refugee communities gain better access to human services, become economically self-sufficient and build bridges of understanding between immigrant and mainstream communities.

Objectives

  • Provide employment coaching and placement, volunteer recruitment and management, interpretation services, and disaster preparedness.
  • Provide ESOL, citizenship education, social services, case management, and related services to immigrant and refugees.
  • Provide professional and leadership development training to AmeriCorps members.
  • Provide professional development training to community and faith based partner organizations.

Populations/Areas Served

Alamance, Buncombe, Chatham, Durham, Guilford, Mecklenberg, Orange, and Wake counties.

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Sponsoring Source

Corporation for National and Community Service

Supported by a grant from the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community in the Office of Governor Pat McCrory.

This material is based upon work supported by the CNCS under the AmeriCorps Grant No. 13ACHNC0010001. Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of, or a position that is endorsed by, the Corporation or the AmeriCorps program.