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Current Events/Information

2015 National Volunteer Week

NVW logoApril is National Volunteer Month and Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed April 12-18 as Volunteer Week in Kentucky.

Read KCCVS Executive Director Joe Bringardner's commentary, Celebrate service during Kentucky Volunteer Week.

Learn about our Volunteer Recognition Program.

Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

Louisville Mayor Greg FischerKentucky is proud that 106 elected officials participated in the third annual event. Mayors and County Judge/Executives across Kentucky issued proclamations, met members and took photos. Kentucky was fourth in the nation for participation!

Visit the KCCVS Facebook page for #Mayors4Service and #Counties4Service updates. To learn more about the national event, visit the CNCS website.

Statewide Build-A-Bed projects

On April 25, ATEAM and MSUCorps AmeriCorps programs, along with many community partners, will be building more than 460 beds for children in need in 10 sites across the Commonwealth.

Learn more about the MSUCorps build in Morehead/Rowan County (160 beds).

Learn more about ATEAM's builds in the following nine counties: Barren, Crittenden, Daviess, Garrard, Graves, Hancock, Livingston, Marshall and Pulaski (300 beds).

Governor's Service Awards Update

The judging process is complete and the awards committee is working on notifications for nominators. Winning nominators are notified by phone by April 14. All other nominators are notified by mail by May 14, 2015. Learn more about the awards program.  

National Service impact in Kentucky

KY National Service map

The map shows all national service locations in Kentucky, including AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA. Members are making an impact in 104 Kentucky counties.

The infographic shows accomplishments by Kentucky AmeriCorps members during the 2013-14 program year.

Find out more about the current Kentucky AmeriCorps programs and how to apply for open member positions.

AmeriCorps Alums

AmeriCorps Alums logoAmeriCorps Alums, the only nonprofit network for alumni from all AmeriCorps programs, believes national service is the leadership pipeline for the 21st century.

Learn more about Kentucky AmeriCorps Alums.

AmeriCorps NCCC

If you are interested in being a project sponsor for a NCCC team in Kentucky, please contact Stephanie Gittinger, 601-630-4068. Learn more about AmeriCorps NCCC.

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities

There are AmeriCorps VISTA openings with the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative in Eastern Kentucky. Find out more on the SOAR website.

Past Events/Information

2015 King Day of Service

Learn more about what happened on and around MLK Day on Jan. 19, 2015.

2015-16 Kentucky AmeriCorps Grants

The Request for Proposals process is under way. Learn more on the AmeriCorps Grant Information Web page.

Kentucky's Celebration of the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary

2014 marked the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and Kentucky held a statewide celebration in downtown Louisville on Sept. 12, 2014, for AmeriCorps members and alumni serving in Kentucky.

Our celebration was a huge success. Visit our AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary page for news, photos and updates from Kentucky's events.

Visit our Kentucky AmeriCorps Alums page for information about the leadership awards and Kentucky's Alums chapter.

 

Last Updated 4/14/2015
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