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 or click here to see service opportunities on Service Year Alliance.

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
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
Boys and Girls Club of North Central FloridaAmeriCorps members serve at four after school locations and one Head Start location in Taylor County and one after school location in Lafayette County. AmeriCorps members assist youth with academic based activities that will increase their knowledge and result in increased academic performance and school readiness.EducationTaylor, LafayetteEmily Ketring
918 N. Washington St.
Perry, FL 32347
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
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-DadeMatt Hill
11500 NW 12th Ave.
Miami, FL 33168
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
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.EducationBrowardDr. Farah Pierre
111 E Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-2206
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 OpportunityBrowardEvelyne Alexis
111 E Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301-2206
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
305-245-7738 ext 237
City of OrlandoOperation AmeriCorps members provide academic and career counseling program services to high school juniors and seniors in three Orlando neighborhoods. Members provide workforce readiness training and ensure that every high school senior has a career or educational opportunity upon high school graduation.Education,
Economic Opportunity
OrangeDanielle Thompson
595 N Primrose Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803
City of TampaAmeriCorps Tampa: members deliver conservation and natural resources 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
City Year JacksonvilleCity 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.EducationDuvalVeronika McDougald
6 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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
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.EducationOrangeAli Murbe
201 S. Orange Ave, Suite 600
Orlando, FL 32801
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
Community Training WorksAmeriCorps members engage in conservation 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
Firewall CentersAmeriCorps members provide in school and after school support to economically disadvantaged students in Broward County elementary, middle and high schools. Services include STEM-based instruction and life skills curriculum to improve attendance, behavior and course performance.EducationBrowardKeannie Rosado
3363 W Commercial Blvd. Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Florida Coalition to End HomelessnessAmeriCorps members provide resource navigation to homeless individuals and provide homeless services training, certification and career training to young adults aged 18-24 that are experiencing homelessness. Members provide capacity building activities to organizations in multiple Florida counties. AmeriCorps members are responsible for improving access to healthcare through housing and health services and increasing organizations’ capacity by increasing healthcare participation in the corresponding homeless Continuums of Care.Healthy FuturesClay, Collier, Duval, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Seminole
Leeanne Sacino
2195 Gunpowder Drive NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905
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
Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to YouthFlorida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth, Inc. (FLIPANY) is an AmeriCorps Planning Grant, developing a Healthy Futures focused program to address the issue of childhood obesity within the underserved communities of South Florida.Healthy FuturesMiami-Dade, Broward, Palm BeachChandra McKinney-Clarke
2860 W State Road 84 Ste 103
Dania Beach, FL 33312
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 Tonya Watson
300 Mabry St.
Tallahassee, FL 32304
Greater Miami Service CorpsAmeriCorps members provide conservation and natural resources services. AmeriCorps members are responsible for educating households in low-income target communities on how to conserve energy and reduce the water and electric utility burden; provide homes with an energy tune-up to reduce energy consumption; and improving Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) by planting trees, removing invasive species, downed debris, and planting trees at homes to reduce urban heat and increase the tree canopy. Environmental StewardshipMiami-Dade
Deborah Dorsett
810 NW 28th Street
Miami, FL 33127
Gulf Specimen Marine LaboratoriesAmeriCorps members provide experiential environmental learning opportunities and enhance environmental education exhibits to increase knowledge of conservation and natural resources.Environmental Stewardship

WakullaDiana Poe
222 Clark Dr
Panacea, FL 32346
Healthcare NetworkAmeriCorps members serve as community liaisons in Immokalee and Naples to provide services to increase health knowledge and improved access to medical care for individuals in Collier County. AmeriCorps members are responsible for improved access to care through delivery of community health services for community members.Healthy Futures

CollierAntonello Castaldi
PO Box 870
Immokalee, FL 34143

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
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
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
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, PinellasShelby Wiegman
2002 N Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
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
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 BeachMegan Wiston
3651 Quantum Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Peacemakers Family CenterAmeriCorps members provide academic support, mentoring, standardized test 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
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
863-534-0519 x 608
READ USAAmeriCorps members are teen tutors in a one-to-one instructional model utilizing systematic, supportive reading curriculum where students choose from a selection of fiction and nonfiction leveled books for each daily lesson. Members provide literacy instruction focused on reading fluency, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills to increase grade-level reading proficiency.EducationClay, Duval, St. JohnsHolden Scyster
PO Box 331067
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
ReDefiners World LanguagesAmeriCorps members serve as part-time K-5 Literacy Tutors at four sites in Hillsborough County. AmeriCorps members deliver literacy services to K-5 students to increase academic achievement.EducationHillsborough, PinellasIngrid Holguin
8056 N 56th St
Tampa, FL 33617
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
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
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
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 BeachLucia Orellana
1201 Australian Ave
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

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 conservation and natural resources curriculum. Environmental Stewardship
Alachua, Highlands, OkaloosaErin Mugee
1523 Union Rd, Rm 207
Gainesville, FL 32611
University of Florida – GatorCorpsAmeriCorps members serve through science education, resilience tools and techniques training, and capacity building in Jacksonville and Cedar Key, Florida. AmeriCorps members are responsible for increasing levels of knowledge in disaster risk/resilience/adaptation science among both residents and host organizations to integrate resilience resources into practice.Disaster ServicesGulf, Duval, Levy, LeeDr. Jason von Meding
UF College of Design
Construction and Planning
PO Box 115701
Gainesville, FL 32611-5701
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
Urban Paradise GuildAmeriCorps members provide habitat enhancements, green infrastructure and environmental education services in South Florida. AmeriCorps members are responsible for environmental education services and the treatment of public land, resulting in increased knowledge of conservation and natural resources.Environmental StewardshipMiami-Dade
Jackeline Bonilla
1020 NE 90 St
Miami, FL 33138

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