Wednesday, March 9, 2011

ATTENTION: 2-11 NYC Civic Corps Application Open

The 2011-2012 NYC Civic Corps Host Site Application is now open!

Apply now to be an NYC Civic Corps Host Site for the 2011-2012 Program Year.

The NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by NYC Service, unites a diverse group of professionals to assist organizations and City agencies in increasing their organizational capacity to engage volunteers and building sustainable volunteer initiatives. NYC Service dispatches 150 NYC Civic Corps members to serve full-time with partnering nonprofits and City agencies, who work to build and support host organization’s capacity to engage and manage volunteers. As an AmeriCorps program, NYC Service reimburses partner organizations (host sites) for the cost of providing stipends to NYC Civic Corps members for the duration of their term of service.

Organizations selected to receive a team of NYC Civic Corps members will be assigned a group of at least two corps members trained in volunteer management. Organizations will be required to manage their corps members' progress toward attaining of a minimum of 1700 service hours. Corps members will serve at their host organizations full-time for a ten month term of service, from September 2011 through June 2012.

Please note that this project is contingent on receiving federal funding administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the New York State Commission for National and Community Service.

Potential applicants who are interested in attending an upcoming informational reception should notify NYC Service at Email or call 212.788.7550 with questions. The request for application can be found here.

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