During these times, it is important to highlight some hopeful stories of kindness, compassion and neighborliness that emerge in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been an amazing outpouring of community spirit that we have seen in Woburn, and we would like to highlight the role SCI AmeriCorps member… Read More »Mobilizing Volunteers in Woburn
Our AmeriCorps member, Paloma Suarez, has been serving at the South End Community Health Center (SECHC). Nearly 70 percent of SECHC patients live below federal poverty and over 1,500 patients are homeless. Paloma describes the needs she saw at SECH, “When this pandemic first started affecting our community, I was… Read More »Serving at the Front Lines
This November, Girls Inc. of Lynn, with the help of SCI AmeriCorps member Liandra Reyes, will be holding their annual HALT Conference with workshops, resources, and fun events for local teens! With HALT, teens can find their “outlet while they are in high school” through vocational training and programs.
Social Capital Inc.’s AmeriCorp program welcomed a new manager this August. Phil Gordon, a Woburn native, served in AmeriCorps during the 2018-2019 year and took over as manager in August of 2019. Since he was hired, he has worked hard to recruit and help out new AmeriCorps members for the 2019-2020 year.
As a past AmeriCorps member himself, he has a great understanding of the program and its benefits to the communities that our members serve.
SCI AmeriCorps is now recruiting members to serve across our various partner sites in Eastern Massachusetts! Members will fill one of two positions, Volunteer Outreach Coordinators (VOC) or Youth Leadership Coordinators (YLC), and will serve from January 2020 to June 2020, constituting 900 hours of service. The AmeriCorps program strives… Read More »SCI AmeriCorps is Recruiting
I read data about the Millennial generation with great interest. Sure, size has something to do with it. Now the largest and most diverse generation of Americans, Millennials are positioned to have a big influence on our society. The majority of our AmeriCorps members fall into the Millennial category, so… Read More »Millennials Finding Their Own Ways to Engage