UNC Greensboro

Life of Service

Jorge has always been drawn to service. He has always valued giving back to his community. So when looking at attending the University of North Carolina Greensboro he happened upon the webpage for the Center for New North Carolinians. He saw that they had an AmeriCorps program, a network of … Continued

Meet the Team!

During AmeriCorps Week 2019, we invite you to take a moment to get to know the ACCESS members serving at our partner agencies across North Carolina.  Each of these members has committed a year out of their lives to serving their communities.  We appreciate everything they do to improve the … Continued

The Oakwood Shop

The Oakwood Shop is the newest project at the Oakwood Forest Community Center. Over the past few months, the center has been fortunate enough to have received generous donations of bikes, board games, a variety of toys, basketballs, stuffed animals and so on. This prompted the volunteers to come up … Continued

Looking for…Books for Tots!

The Thriving at Three program is requesting your help! We need books, books, books, and more books for new readers from birth to kindergarten ages.  Both new and gently used books are welcome! These books will be distributed to our program’s forty children on a weekly basis. Each child will be … Continued

What will you be?

As an AmeriCorps member, you can have exciting new experiences, meet new friends, learn new skills, develop professionally, and so much more. What will you be at the end of your AmeriCorps year? The ACCESS Project is now accepting applications! Apply now at: https://cnnc.uncg.edu/apply/

Oakwood ESL Academy

Oakwood ESL Academy By Salwa Majeed, CNNC Summer Volunteer, UNCG Graduate Class of 2018 For two weeks in July, the volunteers and coordinators at the Center for New North Carolinians helped host ESL Academy (English for Speakers of other Languages). By organizing hands-on learning activities, field trips, and games, many … Continued

Reflecting on the Power of a Story

ESL Academy By Gillian Belcher, Summer intern 2018, Bachelor of Social Work student at Niagara University, Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty I had the opportunity to spend my summer with the CNNC’s Community Centers. The community centers try to mix fun and educational programming for the kids. I had the … Continued

Young Writers’ Summer Camp

Youth Writers’ Camp By Salwa Majeed, CNNC Summer Volunteer, UNCG Graduate 2018 If you walk around the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s campus in the middle of July, you’ll find the grounds filled with children and young adults. Many of them are participating in different summer camps, where they’re … Continued

We are Better Together!

“We Are Better Together” By Tyrelle Lee CNNC Intern Human Development and Family Studies Major, expected graduation, Dec. 2018 It was a pleasure witnessing our fellow agencies come together at the Unity Festival and Walk to celebrate the diverse cultures of Greensboro on a Saturday in the middle of August. … Continued

Ready to make a difference?

Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in the lives of immigrants and refugees in North Carolina? Do you want to gain meaningful, professional experience? Then APPLY NOW!  The AmeriCorps ACCESS Project still has positions available in Greensboro, Charlotte, Burlington, Durham, and Raleigh! Visit our Available Positions … Continued