AmeriCorps Grantees

AmeriCorps is a national service program providing opportunities for individuals to serve their communities. In exchange for a living stipend, educational award and valuable on-the-job experience, members work for one year in nonprofit organizations, educational foundations and government agencies, helping mentor at-risk students, train job-seekers, conserve public land, and much more.

Below is a list of current AmeriCorps programs in Florida. Please contact the organization directly to learn more about current service opportunities.

Organization NameOrganization DescriptionProgram FocusCounties ServedContact Information
Big Brother Big Sisters of St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee CountiesAmeriCorps members provide reading tutoring services to students in grades K-3 in St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties. Members also participate in community events to promote, encourage, and support family and adult literacy. The goal of the program is to increase reading skills of students through individual and small group reading tutoring.EducationIndian River, St. Lucie, OkeechobeeSamantha Taylor
108 N Depot Dr., Suite 102
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
samantha.taylor@bbbsbigs.org
772-466-8535 ext 204
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin CountyAmeriCorps members assist low income students with STEM project based learning activities at four Taylor County club sites. Members introduce hands-on STEM concepts and projects resulting in increased scores in math and science. Members will assist students to increase academic performance in science, technology, engineering, and math.EducationMartinJackie Price
11500 SE Lares Ave.
Hobe Sound, FL 33455
jprice@bgcmartin.org
772-545-0054
Boys and Girls Club of North Central FloridaAmeriCorps members assist low income students with STEM project based learning activities at four Taylor County club sites. Members introduce hands-on STEM concepts and projects resulting in increased scores in math and science. Members will assist students to increase academic performance in science, technology, engineering, and mathEducationTaylor, LafayetteEmily Ketring
918 N. Washington St.
Perry, FL 32347
emily@bgcperry.com
850-371-1651
Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach CountyThe Great Futures AmeriCorps members provide out-of-school education support and service-learning activities to high school age youth at 9 clubs across Palm Beach County, Florida. Through CareerBound programing AmeriCorps members will actively engage youth by providing tutoring, mentoring, college or career readiness, soft skills training and other service-learning activities.EducationPalm BeachJada Diogostine
800 Northpoint Parkway, Suite 204
West Palm Beach, FL 33407-1946
AmeriCorps@bgcpbc.org
561-360-2654
BranchesThe AmeriCorps Branches program provides after school tutoring and mentoring to K-12 at risk youth throughout Miami-Dade.  AmeriCorps members increase the reading and literacy skills of students through after school and summer programming.  EducationMiami-DadeClodwige Meginord
11500 NW 12th Ave.
Miami, FL 33168
cmeginord@branchesfl.org
305-442-8306 ext 2009
Breakthrough MiamiBreakthrough Miami AmeriCorps members will provide academic, social and life skills mentoring for 5th to 9th grade under-resourced students at independent school sites in Miami-Dade County. Members will increase academic improvement of students served.EducationMiami-DadeLiz Augustin
3250 SW 3rd Ave, 6th Floor
Miami, FL 33129
liz@breakthroughmiami.org
305-646-7210
Broward CollegeBroward College AmeriCorps members provide peer mentoring to all students, with a special focus on first-generation college students. Their mentoring works to develop student competencies around study skills, FAFSA and scholarship applications, and adaptation to college life.EducationBrowardFarah Pierre
111 E Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-2206
fpierre1@broward.edu
954-201-8412
Broward College Unlimited PotentialBroward College AmeriCorps members serve as AmeriCorps Navigators to economically disadvantaged individuals leading to their job readiness for entry or advancement into high demand post-COVID industries.Economic OpportunityBrowardKareen Torres
111 E Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-2206
ktorres1@broward.edu
954-201-7488
Centro CampesinoAmeriCorps members provide after-school tutoring at community centers in Florida City. Members also serve as counselors at summer camp programs and assist in the development of parent training programs.EducationMiami-DadeBarbara Cesar
35801 SW 186 Ave
PO Box 343449
Florida City, FL 33034
bcesar@ccfcfl.org
305-245-7738 ext 237
City of OrlandoOperation AmeriCorps members provide academic and career services to high school juniors and seniors in five Orlando neighborhoods. Members will ensure that every high school senior has a career or educational opportunity upon high school graduation. EducationOrangeDanielle Thompson
595 N Primrose Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803
Danielle.Thompson@orlando.gov
407-246-3302
City of TampaAmeriCorps Tampa: Urban Environmental Stewardship members deliver environmental stewardship service focused on education and action designed to mitigate the effects of urbanization and improve the lives of residents and ecosystems.Environmental StewardshipHillsboroughWhit Remer
306 E Jackson St
Tampa, FL 33602
Whit.Remer@tampagov.net
813-274-3290
City Year JacksonvilleCity Year is a nationally recognized program that engages youth ages 17-24 in a year of service. AmeriCorps members provide academic services that support students in staying in school and on track to graduation. The AmeriCorps members provide in-class and school climate support to students and targeted tutoring and mentoring to students that improves drop out risk indicators in attendance, behavior, English, and/or math.EducationDuvalVeronika McDougald
6 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
VMcDougald@cityyear.org
904-423-2108
City Year MiamiCity Year is a nationally recognized program that engages youth ages 17-24 in a year of service. The City Year model includes placing AmeriCorps members in low performing schools to keep students in school and on track. AmeriCorps members support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs. EducationMiami-DadeErica Jones
44 W Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
ejones2@cityyear.org
786-406-7900
City Year OrlandoCity Year is a nationally recognized program that engages youth ages 17-24 in a year of service. The City Year model includes placing AmeriCorps members in low performing schools to keep students in school and on track. AmeriCorps members support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs.EducationOrangeAshley Zenzel
201 S. Orange Ave, Suite 600
Orlando, FL 32801
azenzel@cityyear.org
407-581-7587
Communities In Schools of JacksonvilleAmeriCorps members provide reading tutoring services to students in grades K-8th grade. Members also participate in community events to promote, encourage, and support families throughout the community. The goal of the program is to increase reading skills of students through individual and small group reading tutoring.EducationDuvalSharneka Rollings
6261 Dupont Station Court E.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
srollins@cisjax.org
904-469-3045
Community Training WorksAmeriCorps members engage in environmental stewardship of public lands. Service activities include tree and brush removal, trail construction, trail maintenance, debris removal and habitat restoration.Environmental StewardshipHillsborough, Palm Beach, St. Johns, Wakulla, Franklin, Leon, Liberty, Jefferson, Taylor
Susan Murphy
3295 Crawfordville Hwy, Ste C1
Crawfordville, FL 32327
susanmurphy@ctwfl.com
321-956-3940
Earn to Learn FLAmeriCorps Near Peer Success Coaches support students as they make the transition from high school to a postsecondary education institution. Members focus on advising students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, through the complex steps toward college enrollment, including the admission and financial aid processes.Education; Economic OpportunityCollier, Hillsborough, Lee, PinellasAshley Gastel
9160 Forum Corporate Parkway
Suite 321
Fort Myers, FL 33905
ashley.gastel@earntolearnfl.org
704-351-5498
Firewall CentersAmeriCorps members provide daily, after-school tutoring, mentoring, and attendance/behavior coaching services to economically disadvantaged students in 9 Broward County elementary, middle, and high schools. Services also include STEAM-based instruction and project-based learning, a life skills and drug/alcohol prevention curriculum, and career/college preparation. Program services are designed to help students achieve academic success, build character, and transform into servant leaders.EducationBrowardZoe Southall
13451 SW 7th Place
Davie, FL 33325
zoe@firewallcenters.org
727-560-3943
Florida Department of Environmental ProtectionThe Florida Conservation Corps AmeriCorps members commit their service terms to exotic plant management and trail improvement in Florida State Parks, as well as serving as an AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team. Member are responsible for treating infested acres of invasive exotic plants, assessing and improving recreational use trails for user accessibility and environmental safety. Members also leverage hundreds of volunteers who engage in invasive exotic plant management, trail improvement, and disaster mitigation.Environmental StewardshipStatewideAdriana Betancourt
Buereau of Operational Services
4801 Camp Ranch Rd.
Gainseville, FL 32641
Adriana.M.Bentacourt@dep.state.fl.us
850-766-3327
Goodwill Industries of the Big BendGoodwill’s GoodWorks AmeriCorps Program works to end the negative impacts of poverty on Northwest Florida. AmeriCorps members provide job skills training and job assistance services to individuals who have disabilities, live in poverty or who face other barriers to a prosperous, self-sufficient life.Economic OpportunityBay, Leon Yanelis Roman
300 Mabry St.
Tallahassee, FL 32304
yroman@goodwillbigbend.com
850-755-7051
Gulf Specimen Marine LaboratoriesAmeriCorps members provide experiential environmental stewardship learning opportunities and enhance environmental education exhibits.Environmental Stewardship

WakullaCypress Rudloe
222 Clark Dr
Panacea, FL 32346
rudloe.cypress@gmail.com
850-445-8618
His HouseAmeriCorps members provide mentoring and skills training supporting youth in residential foster care. Members provide services to increase health knowledge and support behavior changes for improved health of foster youth.Healthy Futures

Miami-Dade, Broward
David Castrillon
20000 NW 47th Ave, Bldg 2
Miami Gardens, FL 33055
dcastrillon@hhch.org
305-430-0085 x202
Hispanic Unity of FloridaAmeriCorps members help families affected by the coronavirus pandemic move from crisis to stability to sustainability by providing job readiness coaching, trainings and skill building opportunities.Economic Opportunity
BrowardCarolina Urrechaga
5840 Johnson St.
Hollywood, FL 33021-5636 currechaga@hispanicunity.org
754-226-3035
Literacy Alliance of Northeast FloridaThe Adult Literacy AmeriCorps members expand adult education and literacy instruction for adult learners in Duval County. Members provide reading and math instruction to adults through one-on-one tutoring, small group instruction, and topic focused workshops. Members services include financial, health, family and digital literacy.Economic OpportunityDuvalMarcus Haile
40 E Adams St, Suite 30
Jacksonville, FL 32202-3358 marcus@literacyallnefl.org
904-238-9000
Lotus House Women’s ShelterAmeriCorps members provide resources for women, youth and children experiencing homelessness and individuals at high risk for homelessness. Services include provision of basic needs, resource navigation and access to employment, housing, health services and mental health supports to improve economic opportunity.Economic OpportunityMiami-Dade
Beatrice Gonzalez
217 NW 15th St
Miami, FL 33136
beatrice@lotushouse.org
305-438-0556
Metropolitan MinistriesMetropolitan Ministries AmeriCorps provides street outreach services to individuals experiencing homelessness in Hillsborough and Pasco Counties. AmeriCorps members provide concrete goods like food and clothing, system navigation services, and connection to housing, health, employment, and transportation resources. The program’s overall goal is to provide resources and services that help people improve health and access safe shelter or permanent housing.Economic Opportunity
Healthy Futures
Hillsborough, Pasco, PinellasGordana Krone
2002 N Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
Gordana.Krone@metromin.org
813-209-1256
Neighborhood Housing ServicesAmeriCorps members co-lead financial capability and literacy workshops, conduct community outreach and connect clients to financial support services. This program represents the Economic Mobility Corps, a joint initiative of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI) and AmeriCorps. Economic OpportunityMiami-Dade, BrowardKimberly Henderson
300 NW 12th Ave.
Miami, FL 33128
kimh@nhssf.org
305-751-5511
Northwest Florida State CollegeAmeriCorps NWF Environmental Stewards at Northwest Florida State College is environmental stewardship program with a focus on STEM education. Members implement a Grasses in Classes environmental STEM curriculum in elementary schools targeting third and fifth grade students. Members also engage in restoration projects including shoreline erosion, invasive plant removal, planting native plants, coastal dune lake and oyster restoration. Through these educational opportunities the program will educate and engage citizens in service projects to encourage environmental stewardship.Environmental StewardshipOkaloosa, WaltonLaurie Von Kaenel
Northwest Florida State College
South Walton Center
109 Greenway Trail
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5415
vonkaenel@nwfsc.edu
850-729-6037
Overtown Youth CenterThe Overtown Youth Center AmeriCorps members mentor students as part of the Inspire. Engage. Employ program, which supports K-12 youth in developing their career readiness. Members mentor program participants at the Overtown Youth Center and at Booker T. Washington Senior High School in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, as they develop workforce employability and financial literacy skills. Economic OpportunityMiami-DadeClinique Smith
PO Box 16940
Miami, FL 33101
clinique.smith@overtownyouth.org
305-349-1204 x228
Palm Beach County Literacy CoalitionLiteracy AmeriCorps Palm Beach County members promote literacy and volunteerism in distressed communities in Palm Beach County. Members serve as tutors in family literacy and adult education programs to assist adults to learn English and employability skills, mentors as Graduation Coaches in local high schools with at-risk youth and reading tutors to children in both elementary schools and afterschool programs.Education, Economic Opportunity
Palm BeachLorie Graham
3651 Quantum Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
lgraham@literacypbc.org
561-767-3360
Peacemakers Family CenterAmeriCorps members provide academic support, mentoring, FCAT preparation and peer leadership training through after school and summer school programs. Members also provide food and nutrition assistance through the program’s garden and food distribution programs. The goals of the program are to provide safe and supportive communities and school success.Education, Environmental StewardshipMiami-DadeGrace Low
17801 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33169
Glow@peacemakers.com
912-399-8602
Polk Education FoundationAmeriCorps members provide reading tutoring services to elementary students in grades K-3. The goal of the program is to significantly increase reading skills of low-achieving students. EducationPolkSteve Chapman
1530 Shumate Dr.
Bartow, FL 33831
Steve.Chapman@polk-fl.net
863-534-0519 x 608
School Board of Broward CountyAmeriCorps members provide academic tutoring, trauma recovery services and community engagement platforms in seven public schools across Broward County. Members support students to improve behaviors, attendance, and course passing rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics courses.Education
BrowardDr. Carmello Moussignac
1400 NW 14th Ct
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
carmello.moussignac@browardschools.com
754-321-1783
Senior Resource AllianceAmeriCorps members conduct planned and structured activities (Wellness Checks, Technology for seniors and Walk-n-Talks) focused on combatting social isolation and loneliness in seniors. These activities will take place at senior and community centers in Brevard, Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties.Healthy Futures
Orange, Brevard, Osceola, SeminolePatrick Odoyo
3319 Maguire Blvd, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32803
patrick.odoyo@sraflorida.org
321-210-9291
Seniors in Service of Tampa BaySeniors in Service AmeriCorps members provide services and support to Veterans and their families at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Hillsborough County and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in Pinellas County. AmeriCorps members serve veterans, active military, and military family members by assisting them with wellness plans, helping them to gain access to healthcare services and engage them in volunteerism.Veterans and Military ServicesHillsborough, PinellasPam Plager
1306 W Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604
pplager@seniorsinservice.org
813-838-5565
Teach for America – FloridaAmeriCorps members serve as full-time teachers in K-12 classrooms in Duval and Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The program recruits college graduates to serve two year terms as public school teachers. The intent of the program is to place crucially needed highly qualified teachers in schools with significant numbers of high-risk students. Members are paid a salary by the school system and receive a financial education award upon successful completion of service.EducationDuval, Miami-DadeEmily Mayeda
1951 NW 7th Ave, Suite 300
Miami, FL 33136 emily.mayeda@teachforamerica.org
352.658.1119
The Arc JacksonvilleAmeriCorps members mentor adult individuals with intellectual and developmental differences at the various sites of The Arc: Downtown, Westside, University of North Florida, and the Village. Members provide academic, work readiness, health/wellness, financial literacy, and independent living mentoring services.Economic Opportunity, Healthy Futures
Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, St. JohnsNoah Hendricks
4401 Wesconnett Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32210
nhendricks@arcjacksonville.org
904-355-9616
The Arc of Palm Beach CountyThe Arc of Palm Beach County’s AmeriCorps members engage in a year of service as mentors to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As mentors, AmeriCorps members promote independent living skills and provide community inclusion opportunities and promote self-advocacy skills. Members will also provide pre-employment and job readiness, employment soft skills, explore job opportunities, and health education services.Healthy Futures, Economic Opportunity
Palm BeachKevan Bennett
1201 Australian Ave
Riviera Beach, FL 33404
kbennett@arcpbc.org
561-721-2818
University of Florida – Florida 4-HAmeriCorps members deliver environmental education programs to students in grades K-8 at three residential 4-H camps. Services include environmental education outreach activities as well as on site environmental stewardship curriculum. Environmental Stewardship
Statewide
Stacey Ellison
1523 Union Rd, Rm 207
Gainesville, FL 32611
staceye@ufl.edu
352-294-2908
University of North FloridaAmeriCorps members serve in the Jacksonville Teacher Residency (JTR) program to prepare for long-term careers as teachers in urban schools. The goal of the program is to enhance student engagement in Duval County Public Schools. Members will be responsible for enriching student learning in mathematics, science, and literacy.EducationDuvalDr. Wanda Lastrapes
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
w.lastrapes@unf.edu
904-620-1621

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